• Newsletter: Raw Potluck & 3 Valentine’s events for Everyone

    January newsletter from Aradhana at Beautiful Heart Raw Kitchen

    Neals Yard & Wild Food Cafe, raw food in Covent Garden, LondonI had a great weekend in London 12-13 January teaching the raw food half of a Yoga & Raw Food Urban Retreat in the very colourful Neal’s Yard in Covent Garden. I must say, I’m feeling much better after a raw food reboot. It was invigorating to meet people at the start of their raw food journey, to inspire them with flavours, and answer their many questions.

    It was great to do so much yoga too, thanks to kundalini yoga teacher and singer/performer Kate McKenzie – a good boost for me now that I’ve started teaching a regular Friday lunchtime class and about to take my final exam. The retreat venue was right next door to the Wild Food Cafe which serves raw as well as cooked fare. You’ll be able to read about the weekend shortly on my blog. 

    3 new events in Bath, Bristol & Stroud around Valentine’s Day

    … to which Everyone is welcome! Read on for more info. 

    The Magic of Raw Chocolate workshop

    Tues 12 Feb, 7-9.30pm
    Bradford on Avon, near Bath

    Raw Chocolate workshop for Valentine's gifts, Bath, Bradford on Avon

    Everyone deserves a gift at this time of year and YOU are a very valid choice of loved one to receive a gift as delicious as this. I know I shall be making chocolate for myself as well as for sharing! 

    If you fancy making a chocolate gift for your loved one on Valentine’s Day – and YOU are a very valid choice of loved one to receive a gift as delicious as this – I’m offering a Raw Chocolate workshop two days before so you can learn the Magic and prepare a special gift.

    You’ll take home a box of 12 chocolates that we make on the night. 

    To book visit the event page on the website and click on the Paypal button. 


    Girish’s Thali Night ~ an Indian vegetarian meal with Raw sweets & chocolate available

    14 February from 7.30pm ~ Star Anise, Stroud

    Girish's Thali Nights, Stroud, Valentine's Day

    On a very cooked note (!), I’ve teamed up with my partner Girish of Girish’s Thali Nights and we’re hosting a special Thali Night celebrating One Love on Thursday 14 February. 

    We know how gloomy it can be seeing all the restaurants full of couples on Valentine’s Day if you’re single – and that’s why we’re making this a special evening for Everyone ~ singles, friends, couples, groups. 

    Thali is an Indian meal served on a stainless steel platter with separate dishes – fabulously offered in India as ‘veg or non-veg’ options – we’re doing Veggie.

    Girish brings his traditional family cuisine from Gujurat to offer you a feast of delicately spiced vegetarian food ~ light aromatic basmati rice, seasonal vegetable curry, selected dhal, raita (yogurt dish), samosa, onion bhajis, chapati, popadum, salad, pickle, dessert and lassi (yoghurt drink).

    We are taking bookings from 7.30pm, and it’s £10.95 per person.  Drinks are extra, as are the delicious RAW SWEETS!  

    Call Aradhana to book your table
    07989 416959

    Girish’s Thali Nights site
    See our Facebook page
    See the Facebook eventand invite your friends 

    Indian sweets made to our Raw Food recipe

    Indian Sweets made to our raw food recipe, burfiWe’ve created a raw recipe of the traditional Indian sweet Burfi, so gone is the pain of condensed milk and refined sugar.  This is vegan, contains nuts.  We have 2 flavours so far:
    Pistachio Cardamom
    Almond Rose

    We will also be servingLove Hearts raw chocolate hearts with superfoods to nourish your heart.

    Available individually or in gift boxes at the Thali Night on 14 February, or at Girish’s Indian Food stall in Stroud Farmer’s Market on Saturdays. 


    Love Dance ~ dance and chillout evening (crystal clear energy, no alcohol)

    Saturday 16 February 2013 ~ Love Dance III – The Urban Festival: Beauty 
    8pm – midnight, Bristol

    Love Dance chillout space with raw cafe by Aradhana Kaur and Anna MiddletonLove Dance invites you to join the positive dance community, bringing the joy of festival spirit to the heart of the city.

    Dancing, music, chill-out room and Raw Food cafe brought to you by Anna Middleton of Rawsome – famous for her amazing cakes – and Aradhana Kaur of Beautiful Heart Raw Kitchen

    We will bring you beautiful food: cacao elixirs with happy superfoods, amazing cakes and something savoury to keep the balance.

    Love Dance Facebook page
    Love Dance Valentine’s event on Facebook  


    And a Raw Food Potluck Fri 25 Jan 

    Raw Food potluck near BathA reminder of the Raw Food Potluck on Friday 25 January, 6.30 – 8.30pm in Bradford on Avon. Please RSVP if you’d like to come, so I can keep an eye on numbers. 

    Here are some photos of the potluck.  



    Many of you met Carl at the Christmas potluck here when he brought some yummy dishes and did an amazing job entertaining the children. Unfortunately the date I picked for the potluck clashes with Carl’s Biozest raw food DVD & talk in Bristol (more details below), so please revel in a choice of 2 raw food events on 25 January.

    Biozest raw food fim & talk

    Friday 25 January 2013
    6 – 9pm, Bristol

    Biozest raw food educational Meetup groupBiozest is a raw food educational Meetup group set up by Carl.  Meetups focus on video presentations, discussion, resource materials, and recipe practicals.

    On Friday 25 Jan, Carl is showing a documentary on the raw vegan lifestyle followed by a talk on health, 6-9pm.  

    See Meetup.com for details.


    Keep cosy, keep in touch, and I look forward to seeing you soon.

    with love

     Aradhana x



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