Cooking class, 10 people, 3 items

Cooking class, 10 people

This was a cooking class for the home-care workers of one of South Bay’s premier Elder In-home Care services. It was a training for the caregivers so that they can provide healthy food to their elder clients.

raw Zucchini Onion Bread with figs and seeds

Here are photos of my recent Dehydrated Bread yummies:

Dehydrating class for Yummies, photos

Below are pics from a recent dehydrating class. 7 students, 7 Excalibur Dehydrators, 30 trays of food 3 recipes: Kale Chips with cashew orange batter Onion Bread with zucchini, fig and pumpkin seeds Tomato Wraps (will add text another time) Go here to read the class description: http://www.jonisare.com/dehydrating-class-for-yummies/

Raw, dehydrated spinach bread

My favorite Indian spice – this cousin of cumin – is sweet, nutty and pungent. It’s just the right touch in taking dehydrated breads to a new level, to transport you to an exotic far away place. Kala Jeera (black cumin) is a member of the parsley family and is used in Indian breads, soups and sauces, often used in conjunction with fennel, nigella, black mustard and ajwain seeds.

Melon Milk: soooo refreshing, soooo satisfying

It’s been a loooong time since I drank cow’s milk. Growing up we drank 2%, and the consistency of the milk I made tonight (MELON MILK) brought me right back to when I was 3-feet tall, no, I’d say 4-feet tall and downing glass after glass after school. I would reach for milk much more […]

Raw appetizers: Raviolis, Cannellonis, Creamsicle, Chocolate Mousse

Holiday appetizers can come in a variety of forms and flavors… here are mine, that I created for the “Raw Food Connection” potluck in Monterey this past weekend.

Raw vegan version of a Caprese Salad

I served this version of my Caprese Salad today at a Raw Food potluck. Used a green tomato and the ‘cheese’ is pine nuts blended with olive oil, green tomato and basil. Marinated the fennel and green apple in lime juice.

Caprese Salad, a cheese-free version

T’was hard to select a star player of our meal when two of the three dishes really stood out. I’ll give my vote to this one, tho, because it clearly can stand on its own. This vegetarian version of the Caprese Salad was very very good! What a beautiful presentation, too.

Sole dinner w/kale salad and a caprese salad

Fish dinner with culinary student was a success! He can use the parchment paper cooking method for many other dishes. He has plenty of Basil Butter to use on other dishes like soups, fish, meats, salads – too!

Sweet and Sour Lentils, Quinoa w/Basil Butter

Yummm, I put together 3 things that I had in my fridge to make a tasty, satisfying breakfast porridge. The flavors — basil, butter, orange, ginger, tamarind — brought me to all parts of the world.