Aquafaba is essentially faba juice, or bean water. You know when you open a can of beans or legumes and drain the liquid it’s in? That liquid actually has very similar qualities to egg whites, making it a really trendy alternative to eggs in recipes. With veganism on the rise, it has many whipping this bean juice up into things like meringues, icings, mayonnaise, pastries and more. Most recipes are using chickpea water, due to it’s lack of color it whips up to a nice white finish, perfect for desserts.