A Taste of RAW in Australia: Brad’s Visit to ‘Botanical Cuisine’

March 18th, 2013


Brad’s all about making connections and getting to know like-minded people in the raw food world.  Before he headed over to Melbourne, we found out about a place there called Botanical Cuisine, and just knew he had to pay it a visit!  The company is actually comprised of three separate components.  The first is Botanical Cuisine, a line of “gourmet organic sustainable raw vegan foods,” the second is the Academy, which offers raw food classes and workshops, and the third is Nettle, their pop up dining venture.  We reached out to them, and Eileen Sims, the wonderful woman who manages all of their media, was so welcoming and enthusiastic about Brad’s visit.

The two of them set up a time to meet at Botanical Cuisine and Eileen showed Brad around and let him try some of their delicious products!  As you can see from the photos, the space is absolutely gorgeous and you can tell there is just a fantastic and incredibly talented group of people behind this venture.  Omid Jaffari, the Founder and Creative Director has a particularly fascinating story and view on raw food.  We are all so in love with this place, and the only thing that we’re disliking right now is the fact that it’s not close to us here in the states!  Hm, maybe we need to convince them to open the next Botanical Cuisine here…

Make sure to check out Botanical Cuisine’s website to find out more about them and support them by liking their Facebook page!  And don’t forget to use the promo code “australia” to receive 25% off your order at our online store!

Check out the great photos from Brad’s visit!

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The look and feel of Botanical Cuisine is absolutely beautiful!  We love the aesthetic simplicity of the overall design of the company.

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botanical cuisineCheck out all of their amazing raw products! Ice cream, chocolate ganache, and tiramisu, oh my! (Photo Credit: www.botanicalcuisine.com)

Brad and Eileen pose for a picture while she’s showing him around.  We have to thank her again for being so welcoming!

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Brad said the Tiramisu and Black Forest Gateau were divine.  We’re not sure about you, but our mouths are watering just looking at it!