Sunday, March 24, 2013

Easter availability

hi all, we have some availability over Easter still. We have had none of the wintery weather some places have experienced, have had some rain, now a nice day outside. Hope to see you.

a younger Velvet, trying to fit in the cat basket.

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Vegan cookery workshops

Vegan Cookery Workshops, 2013

At Michael House, Vegan and Vegetarian guest house

Near Tintagel, on the beautiful north Cornwall coast

Do you prepare vegan food, for yourself or others? Or are you curious about vegan food? These workshops may give you some added inspiration! 2 days, includes two lunches and 1 dinner, £50.00 per person, plus accommodation if needed at normal rates. Minimum 2 people, maximum, 5. Lots of recipes and ideas to take away. Hands on, we will prepare at least 10 dishes, and then we will eat them! See over for examples of what we may prepare.

Just Desserts – well, almost - 23rd and 24th March

Introduction to vegan cooking

13th and 14th April

Vegan Christmas

23rd and 24th November

and 7th and 8th December

All workshops, 11am – 4pm, plus dinner on the Saturday

11am – 2pm on the Sunday

I am always happy to offer workshops to fit your dates and requirements if possible, just let me know what you need and we will see if we can make it work

01840 770 592

Examples of what we may prepare:

Carrot and coconut soup

Quinoa filled peppers with capers, toasted almonds and rich

tomato sauce

Nut roast

Chocolate pots, see recipe below

Bakewell tart

Spice crusted tofu with lemon and maple syrup, courtesy Rose Elliot

Roasted vegetables with minted cous-cous

Pancakes, sweet and/or savoury

Chocolate and pecan tart – ‘Another dinner is possible’

Apple tart

Walnut pate en-croute, Christmas workshop only, Rose Elliot

French onion soup

Mushroom, puy lentil and walnut pate

Chocolate cupcakes –‘Vegan Cupcakes take over the world’


Chocolate pots

Rose Elliot, ‘Vegan Feasts’

100g/3.5oz vegan dark chocolate, broken into pieces

250ml/8floz soya cream

1 tbsp rum, cointreau, or another liqueur, or none!

Grated chocolate to decorate

Melt chocolate in a bowl over hot water, mix in the cream and alcohol if using. Put into little cups or pots. Chill, serve with nuts, orange zest, chocolate etc sprinkled over. So delicious, so simple!

Bookings will be confirmed on receipt of a £25.00 deposit

per person. Please discuss any particular areas you would

like included in your workshop.