Plant-based Cooking Workshop with Leozette Roode - DBN (postponed!)

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GECKO Culinary Adventures



Do you want to learn how to cook delicious plant-based dishes at home? Join ProVeg South Africa, Humane Society International - Africa and GreenMonday South Africa for a fun evening with cookbook author, Leozette Roode, as she shows us how tasty, quick and easy vegan cooking can be!


Leo will be demonstrating three vegan recipes from her cookbook, using local, affordable ingredients and well-known partner brands, including Rugani Juice, The Fry Family Food Co. meat replacements and Irene's Gourmet dairy alternatives. All guests will be tasting the dishes after the event; they will also receive the recipes used at the event so they can whip up the dishes at home. 


 Date: 30 March 2020

 Venue: GECKO Culinary Adventures, 88 Lagoon Drive, Umhlanga Rocks, Durban

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 Time: 17h30 for 18h00, until 21h00

 Price: R250, includes Rugani Juice, three recipes and a light dinner, made on the night.

 *Cash bar with wines, beers and soft drinks will be available. 


***PLEASE note that the date for the Durban cooking class has been moved to 30 March***

The cooking workshop forms part of ProVeg SA’s #VeggieChallenge2020, challenging South Africans to more plant-based for the month of March. It’s better for your health, more sustainable for the planet, and more animal-friendly. Sign up, for free, and ProVeg will help you along the way with daily emails including tips, recipes, support and events. Sign up today: HSI-Africa and Green Monday SA are proud partners of ProVeg SA’s Veggie Challenge 2020. 


About Leozette Roode:

Leo is the Media and Outreach Manager for Humane Society International – Africa, and Green Monday SA, as well as the author of the first published 100% plant-based cookbook in South Africa; The South African Vegan Cookbook. She has contributed articles and recipes for many publications, and has appeared on shows like Afternoon Express, Tussen Ons, ENCAfrica and Pasella. Leo has a passion for healthy, sustainable living, and she shares this passion through her blog and through cooking demonstrations and workshops. 


About Green Monday SA: 

Green Monday is a global meat-reduction movement, supported and led by Humane Society International (HSI) in South Africa, that encourages a shift to greater plant-based consumption to help improve public health, save animals and reduce the negative impact animal agriculture has on our environment. Green Monday (or Meatless Monday) programs have been implemented by HSI across the world and adopted by a variety of food-service professionals, medical and educational institutions, chefs, dietitians, doctors, public health leaders, environmental organizations, and millions of individuals. It is a fun, flexible and tasty way to make a difference – one green bite at a time.


About ProVeg South Africa: 

ProVeg South Africa is the South African chapter of ProVeg International, a food awareness organisation working to transform the global food system by replacing conventional animal products with plant-based and cultivated alternatives. They collaborate with governments, public institutions, and the food industry to improve the taste, ease, and accessibility of plant-based food. They appreciate every step that individuals, organisations, and institutions take towards a more plant-based lifestyle and a more sustainable society. 

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Plant-based Cooking Workshop with Leozette Roode - DBN (postponed!)
GECKO Culinary Adventures
88 Lagoon Dr, Umhlanga, 4320
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