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Nut Milks & Cheeses Heather Haxo Phillips classes

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Oakland, CA
Hello friends,

There was a beautiful Nut Milks & Cheeses in this month's Edible East Bay. It was written by our meet up member Jillian Steinberger and explains all sorts of great things happening with raw vegan cheese here on our side of the Bay. The article highlights many of our meet-up members. Thank you Jillian!

If you didn't read the article yet, you can find it on newstands in front of Whole Foods, Cafe Gratitude Berkeley and more. A copy is here too: http://www.rawbayarea...­

If you are inspired to make cheeses yourself, I will teach you how in a class this Thursday (tomorrow). I also will teach Mexican Fiesta this Saturday. Both classes are in Oakland. This is the last appearance for both of these classes in 2011, so catch them now. Details below.

Thanks so much,
Chef Heather

PS. If you want to write me back, please do so directly at

Nut Milks & Cheeses
August 25, 2011 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
my house in Oakland/Fruitvale
$35-55 sliding scale, plus $10 supply fee to bring on day of class

Register here: http://www.iuhoakland...­

Learn to make your own nut milks and cheeses! Nuts milks & cheeses are delicious, nutritious and are the perfect alternative for those wishing to avoid gluten, dairy and soy. Unlike what you buy in the store, these milks and cheeses are also free of preservatives, stabilizers, artificial ingredients or additives of any kind. And, they are totally fun to make! In this class we will learn to prepare almond milk, cashew cream, a pinenut Parmesan, an almond ricotta and a pumpkin seed cheddar as well as learning some basics about kitchen tools & skills. You will get to try the yummy creations we make and will leave with a recipe packet and resource guide with tips on food storage, shopping and more. This class is partnership with the Institute for Urban Homesteading.

In Nut Milks & Cheeses you will learn:

* How to make the best type of milk for different recipes and uses, depending on the nut.
* How to replace dairy with plant-based substitutes that taste better and make you feel better.
* How to make delicious entrees and desserts with raw cheese.

Mexican Fiesta
This Saturday: August 27, 2011 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$45 per person, general
The Uptown Apartments
between 19th & 20th, San Pablo & Telegraph
downtown Oakland

Register here:

Mexican food is what many people crave when they want something hearty, cheesy, and comforting. And who doesn't love to munch on chips and salsa in front of a video? Unfortunately, traditional Mexican cuisine is notorious for being high in calories, greasy, and short on fresh veggies. But once you learn the raw food preparation techniques in this class, you'll be able to make a truly healthy as well as delicious Latin American Fiesta for yourself and your friends.

In Mexican Fiesta you will learn:

* How to use a dehydrator to make thin, crispy chips out of flax seeds and vegetables--perfect with guacamole.
* Which knife skills to use to dice up delicious homemade salsa.
* How to use a dehydrator to make flexible wraps out of vegetables--the perfect tortilla for enchiladas.
* How to use shredded cabbage to replace rice for a lighter version of Mexican rice.
* How to make a beautiful mango fruit tart with a coconut crust--delicious either as a dessert or as a light meal in itself.

Menu: Hot Red Pepper Chips, Salsa, Authentic Guacamole, Enchiladas de Verdura con Chili Colorado, Mexican Seasoned Cabbage, Tropical Fruit
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