Category Archives: desserts

Raw vegan desserts workshop

There will be a raw dessert workshop next week, on Tuesday 23 September, from 18:30-20:30 in Observatory, JHB. We’ll be making loads of healthy but decadent-tasting raw vegan desserts. It’s R350 per person, including participation, recipe booklet and of course, … Continue reading

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Fresh from the garden, part 2

Continuing on the theme of food I made from the fresh fruit and veg I harvested from my friends’ garden, here’s a wrap I made out of the gigantic mustard greens I picked. In case you didn’t see the pictures … Continue reading

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Fresh food from the garden

Giant mustard greens! Somehow, food always tastes better when you grow it yourself. Sadly, the food I refer to in this post is not from my garden (which at the moment consists of a tiny patch with a kale plant … Continue reading

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Raw vegan birthday cake

Sorry, I don’t have a recipe to share today, but I wanted to share a few pics of this beautiful cake. It’s raw, vegan and completely delicious, with layers of chocolate cake, coconut cream and bananas. Sort of a chocolate … Continue reading

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Simple salads for lunch

What could be better after traveling than to have a simple, relaxed lunch at home with a friend? Today I was lucky to enjoy just such a lunch, during a brief stint at home between trips. Another friend had left … Continue reading

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Raw Tuesday recipes: spicy Korean wrap and pear-pecan parfait

As I mentioned when I posted the menu, this week’s dishes were inspired by two of the submissions to the Living Light video contest: Hot Raw Chef, 5 in 5. I’ve adapted them to varying degrees, and of course, added … Continue reading

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Raw Tuesday recipes: lasagna and superfood truffles

I’ve posted these recipes before, so I’ll just give you links this week. Raw lasagna is one of those raw dishes that you can safely serve to any omnivore– even one of Italian descent– without worrying that they’ll find it … Continue reading

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Raw Tuesday recipes: fetucini alfredo and cherry-fig bars

Fetucini alfredo (serves 4) 16 baby marrows (zucchini, courgette) or vegetable of your choice 8 baby bella mushrooms, sliced thin and marinated in olive oil, lemon juice and salt (30 minutes to 2 hours) 16 baby tomatoes, quartered alfredo sauce … Continue reading

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Raw Tuesday recipes: stir fry and chocolate mints

It is freezing and miserable in Johannesburg today, so this warming stir fry is the perfect dish. It is best enjoyed straight out of the dehydrator, or warmed in a low temperature oven. I’ve included the pineapple teriyaki sauce recipe … Continue reading

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Raw Tuesday recipes: shepherd’s pie and crepes

Shepherd’s pie is one of those quintessentially warming winter foods. So the idea of eating it raw, and not piping hot out of the oven, might seem a bit strange to some people. Let me assure you that this dish … Continue reading

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