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I tried all the vegan soft serve in Ottawa

I tried all the vegan soft serve in Ottawa. I probably missed a few but I did try a lot of them. I have lived in Ottawa for two years and I was still transitioning from vegetarian to vegan when I moved here. I don’t remember having a lot of soft serve in Vancouver when I did eat dairy. I only remember having it at McDonald’s and buffets. I didn’t even know vegan soft serve was a thing until I moved to Ottawa. I tried six places The Merry Dairy, Oddburger, Little Jo Berry’s, Chocolate Favouris, IKEA, PastelXCoco, and 2 bonuses dole whip from Cinnaholic and the plant based dilly bar from Dairy Queen. I also went to Mavericks but they have been having supply issues and the soft serve is currently not vegan. Let me know if I missed any and maybe I’ll update the post in the future.  The Merry Dairy was the first vegan soft serve I had in Ottawa. I remember thinking I had to wait in line to get into the store only to learn soft serve was at the truck with no line. I was super excited that I

Experimenting with 2 ingredient bagel air fryer recipes

I have used my instant vortex plus airfryer oven almost daily since I bought it in October. I am in airfryer oven Facebook group and people keep posting the 2 ingredient bagel recipe. The original recipe is self rising flour and Greek yogurt. The time I decided I wanted to try this was a couple months ago when the pandemic was starting and I couldn’t find any flour. I finally found organic all purpose wheat and pastry flour. I couldn’t find baking powder or self-rising flour and I had Dahi which is an Indian style yogurt not Greek. I also have organic baking soda and I like to experiment. I set the oven to airfry which is 400 degrees and the timer for 10 minutes. While it was preheating I poured some flour into a bowl and added the yogurt mixed together and shaped some of the dough into a bagel. The big bagel in the picture is just the two ingredients. That one will be a future doughnut recipe.  Then I added some baking soda to the mixture and shaped into a bagel. The small