The Seedling Plant-based Kitchen
... soul food for the dreamers of a better world. Plant-based food, cooking workshops and plant-based
he Seedling Plant-based Kitchen at Old Joe’s Kaia prepares meals for visitors by appointment. It also presents various types of plant-based cooking workshops for those wanting to learn more about preparing delicious meals the alternative way. These sessions can be presented either ONSITE (at Old Joe’s Kaia) or OFF-SITE as per the client’s requirements, optimising the hosts existing facilities.
Marian Cottle is a vegan chef with extensive training and facilitation experience in various fields. She was instrumental in converting Old Joe's Kaia’s kitchen to The Seedling vegan restaurant.
This session covers how to gear you pantry and kitchen for a plant-based lifestyle, including the replacements of key ingredients of conventional cooking, e.g. milk, eggs, meat protein, etc. A basic introduction for those who are starting off on the exciting vegan journey. Participants leave with numerous recipes, tips and know-hows.
Umami is a savoury taste, associated with achieving a fully balanced flavour sensation when combined with the other 4 tastes (sweet, sour, bitter, salty). This balance can be tricky to achieve in vegan cuisine. In this workshop we explore ways to obtain sensational tastes in vegan dishes.
This session focuses on practical and economical 5-day plant-based meal plans, specifically geared for busy people whose time in the kitchen is limited. This is a session that will send you home with a MealPlan tool and numerous recipes to play with.
Geared for the catering and tourism trade to train chefs, cooks and hosting personnel to accommodate guests’ increasing demand for vegan meals. This training also includes food intolerances and allergies. Recipes are demonstrated and existing recipes are adapted and customised where applicable.
Off-site sessions can be hosted in elaborate and luxurious kitchens or in the most basic open fire facility. These are customised and normally include the use of local produce.
CATERING ON-SITEREAD ABOUT EVENTS AT OLD JOE'S KAIA
This is your opportunity to book the services of The Seedling Vegan Kitchen to cater for your special event. Start planning a celebration at Old Joe’s Kaia. Decide on a theme, the style of food you want and where you want your table.
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Do you need a vegan meal at a different location for a specific event? The Seedling team can prepare your meal on-site at your event according to your requirements. Be it a finger meal, a brunch buffet or sit-down dinner – we would love to spoil you!