Vegan frozen desserts abound today, but replicating the complex choreography of water, protein, fat and sugar that milk usually takes care of is a challenge.
In the 1900s, nutritionists and dairy producers helped convince Americans that cow's milk was nature's perfect food. But the science and tastes have changed.
Jarrod May brews with local ginger from farmer Candace Minster. Sales of plant milks are going up. Dairy farmers are on high alert. We go hunting for truffles.
Dairy farmers say milk comes only from a mammal, which is backed up by the FDA. Plant-based milk companies say foods amount to much more than legal definitions.
I originally imagined this as a dessert, but it works even better as a hearty way to start off your day.
It's never too late to jump on the steel cut oats bandwagon.