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Teach you new vegan recipes


10 per session - Virtual OK - Posted Jan 06, 2017

Me and my husband know quite a few vegan recipes so we thought we'd offer our knowledge! Full list below.

Virtual service available (for 1 Simbi): we'll send you the recipe and you'll have to do the cooking yourself but we can answer any questions. (or Google it and you'll probably find the same one we used :P)

Offline service (10 Simbi): we'll cook together but allow you to do as much yourself as needed to master the recipe. Can be in our kitchen or yours; can split ingredient cost.

Mains menu:
Almond lentil stew
Caribbean sweet potato curry (spicy)
Pasta salad
Chili Non Carne
Carbonara (yes it's still vegan!)
Crispy chili mock duck (Chinese)
Thai peanut and sweet potato rice
Aubergine bhaji (Indian)
Baked sweet potatoes with salad and hummus/tzatziki (tzatzummus?) sauce
Bobotie (South African)
Butter bean and artichoke filo pie with olives and sundried tomatoes
Estonian cabbage stew (note: takes a long time to cook)
Spinach and cashew cream pasta
Tomato & pine nut risotto

Dessert menu:
Carrot cake
Non-baked cheesecake
Baked lemon and tofu cheesecake
Tiramisu (takes a while to make but worth it!)
Basic vanilla or chocolate cupcakes
Green tea cupcakes
Pistachio and rose cupcakes
Gingerbread cupcakes
Ginger cake
Blackberry crumble
Gingerbread cookies
Green tea and chocolate whipped cream dessert
Coconut Bailey's (alcoholic drink)

Training & Qualifications

We've both been cooking vegan for years, including for Food Not Bombs (a volunteer group sharing free food with hungry people). We cook our own meals on most days and have a few dishes we do again and again.

Availability & Preferences

Usually weekends but sometimes other evenings too. Depends what else is happening. Just ask :)

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Mel

Jennifer received session of Teach you new vegan recipes from Mel
Nov 05, 2017
Meg sent a bunch of recipes and links to reciped...mostly vegan, some to be substituted. Putting them into my vegan collection for when I transition o...ver to Vegan. : ) Thank you!show more
May 31, 2017
Excellent recipes! I appreciate Mel trying to work around an allergy I have! :)
Brianna received session of Teach you new vegan recipes from Mel
Jan 19, 2017
Made delicious carbonara. Summer yummy.
Justin received Help with Indoor wondergarden from Mel
Apr 13, 2018
Mel gave a bunch of info upfront and with generosity! I'm looking forward to researching what she suggested
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Inactive User provided package of Formally Trained Graphic Design for Mel
Jan 22, 2018
Mel was very flexible and had a great attitude throughout the design process. I would definitely work with her again in the future!
Yodassa received unit of Homemade vegan cupcakes from Mel
Jan 20, 2018
Wonderful service, the cupcakes were a hit, thank you! Highly recommend!
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Inactive User provided Help with Design a flier about abundance for Mel
Nov 12, 2017
Mel was very kind and patient with me throughout the progress. She is good to work with and was prompt in letting me know of any changes to be made.
Nov 04, 2017
I thoroughly enjoyed speaking to Mel. She provided in-depth and insightful answers to my questions and often backed her statements up with links to Thanks Mel for offering such a useful service!show more
Oct 07, 2017
Mel is friendly, flexible, and her cupcakes are delicious!
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Oct 07, 2017
Great talking and communicating with Mel - it was a fun deal!


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