Almond cookies from China (and some Chinese restaurants) are light and crispy.
Tangy vegan cheese that can be cut into soft cubes and placed on top of salad or spread on crackers.
This creamy, feta-style cheese made from almonds is firm enough to cut and crumble.
Antipasto, which means "before food" in Italian, is a salad-like appetizer consisting of various fresh and pickled vegetables, cheeses, and rolled or sliced meats. For vegetarian antipasto, you can either substitute mock meat products or leave them out altogether.
Sure you could just buy it at the store, but homemade applesauce is one of the all-time great treats.
It's easy to make compote: just stew up some dried fruit and enjoy it with dessert.
This is a lovely, slightly sweet bread - great for breakfast or dessert.
I love fruit cobblers, and apricots and strawberries make a particularly nice combination.
This garlicky artichoke soup is very easy to make.
Pesto is traditionally made with basil, but other herbs and greens can be equally delicious. Arugula pesto is peppery and slightly spicy - try it with pasta for a simple summer meal.