Raw cheesecake was the first raw dessert I came across.
I was in Combi in Elwood ordering some juices and I saw these "raw" desserts in the cabinet. It was the first time in a long time I had been so confused by food. I had no idea what it was! I was already completely gluten free at this stage, I was also eating a paleo influenced diet without actually reading any paleo cookbooks otherwise I would have seen some of these raw desserts.
I was intrigued! I took photos, raced home and got...
The first time I tried a Mexican dip at a party I was hooked.
It was delicious layers of refried beans, avocado, sour cream, grated cheese and tomato. I mean I was trying to find ways to surreptitiously shovel these glorious layers of heaven into my mouth while still maintaining some semblance of decorum….why couldn’t the hosts just give me a spoon!
So I started making it myself.
The first time people saw it their faces were priceless. Cold nachos? It looks weird! I’d just tell them to trust me and try it....