Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Common Gets "The Vegan Scoop" from Chef Wheeler del Torro during Maxwell, Common and Chrisette Michele Tour at the Verizon Center

Wheeler Introduces New Fall Flavors
Common Describes Himself as a "Maple, Butter Pecan and Walnut Brotha"

High-res images are available here.

Author and vegan chef Wheeler del Torro gives actor and rapper Common a copy of his latest recipe book, The Vegan Scoop, along with some ice cream samples backstage afer the Maxwell, Common, Chrisette Michele concert at the Verizon Center in Washington DC. Common, once a vegan and now a vegetarian, couldn't wait to dig into the Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chip flavored pints. "Wow, this is some good stuff," said Common of Wheeler's Frozen Desserts. "I'm a maple walnut, butter pecan kinda brotha," said Common when asked his favorite flavors.

Del Torro Offers a Healthy Alternative to Dairy during the Fall/Winter Holiday

Just in time for Thanksgiving and Christmas, Wheeler introduces several new holiday flavors including Pumpkin Pie, Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato Pie, Cranberry Sorbet, Mint Hot Chocolate and Peach Cobbler. Contact veganicecream@verizon.net for photos, info and samples while supplies last.

About The Vegan Scoop by Wheeler del Torro
Wheeler del Torro is the founder of Wheeler's Frozen Dessert Co. and owner of Wheeler's Cafe and Vegan Ice Cream Parlor in Boston. After years of experimenting with texture, color, flavor and innovative technology, Wheeler created a vegan ice cream that rivals "the real thing." His book, The Vegan Scoop (Fair Winds Press/June 2009/$19.99 paperback) brings the pleasures of the ice cream shop into the home with 150 rich and creamy recipes for delicious frozen desserts. The recipes feature all vegan-certified ingredients, making them suitable for both vegans and those looking for dairy alternatives.