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Beach Retreat: A slow weekend in Cornwall

September 26, 2019
If you want to skip my memories of Cornwall (I can get a little carried away sometimes) and scroll straight to inspo for a nourishing and wholesome Cornish weekend please go right to paragraph 4! Above images curtesy of Visit Cornwall It can be easy to forgo Cornwall in favour of a firmer promise of sunshine from warmer climes but if you take a chance on Cornwall it will be in your heart forever. From as far back as I can remember and even before then every Summer since I was born started with the family trip to Rock – a village in North Cornwall on the north-eastern bank of the River Camel.… Continue reading...
Recipes, Treats

Raw Salted Caramel Cheesecake (From Raw & Cured)

July 23, 2015
Ingredients: CRUST 3/4 cup of Pecans ¾ cup of cashews ½ tsp of sea salt ¾ cup pitted baking dates (soaked in hot water for about 15 minutes to soften , then drain) ¼ cup shredded or desiccated coconut Pinch cinnamon (optional) FILLING 2 ½ cups of raw Cashews (Soaked overnight or for at least 8 hours, drained and rinsed) 1 cup pitted baking dates (soaked as above) ¾ cup of Maple Syrup ¾ cup Coconut Oil (Liquid form – put jar in pot of boiling water to liquefy and then use) ¼ cup tahini 2 tsp Vanilla Extract 2 – 3 Tbsp (25 grams) cacao butter (melted) ¼ cup water Method: For the crust: Process the nuts into small pieces with the salt in a food processor.… Continue reading...