So there we were, walking in the stylish and historic streets of central Vienna, talking food. Raw food, to be specific. Renee and Boris, who were taking us on a walking tour, was sharing their new found love for raw eating inspired by the birth of their daughter Kaiya.
Raw Food seems to be popping up for me a lot lately. With friends in the Philippines. And throughout these months in England and Europe, I seem to keep on meeting people who are experimenting with this way of eating. Vienna was no exception.
So, we were talking Vitamix (a 4-horse power blender/green smoothie maker extraordinaire), dehydrators, sprouting quinuoa when we happened across a little market of goodies. Many booths were selling bio products such as various oils and beer. But one caught our eye right away: a dainty little booth selling a tasty selection of raw treats. Chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, chocolate, all raw.
Couldn't resist and brought home a box, all of which tasted not "strange" as the woman behind the counter accidentally said--I think due to language difficult--but subtly sweet and also wonderfully nuanced with lots of nutty flavor.
|Chocolate chip cookies.|
Here are snapshots of the rest of the market:
|For the kids: pumpkin carving|