So often when we're looking to try something new in the kitchen we'll get a recipe - from a magazine, from the Internet, from a friend - and we'll stick to it. Lacking the confidence to substitute you’ll go out and buy up obscure ingredients because the recipe calls for it.
People often have a hard time just relaxing in the kitchen, by why sweat it? Make a mistake today, learn from it tomorrow and try again. That’s what cooking - and life - is all about.
Here’s a quick vegan baking guide to some substitution that might come in handy.