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In the sweet workshop of chef Dorina Tasheva Featured

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Hey!

The last few days have been hard on me because I was trying to keep an emotion inside that I so desperately wanted to share with you :)

This weekend I had the pleasure to attend a sweet culinary workshop in Kamayati healthy kitchen by chef Dorina Tasheva!

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What is a culinary workshop? 

The culinary workshop is a true masterclass where you learn new recipes and technics - in my case the workshop was dedicated to desserts, to be more specific healthy desserts!

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Can desserts be healthy?

They actually can, and they taste even better ;)

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Chef Dorina Tasheva showed us what cooking means to her - a real emotion and showed us how to make a few desserts at home. 

We started with a breakfast alternative or the so popular smoothies.

Ours was fruity and so tasty - bananas for the perfect base, strawberries for freshness, dates for sweetness and coconut cream for texture - the result was amazing!

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We continued with chia porridge or a slightly jelly like cream made from coconut oil (cold pressed), coconut cream and cashew (soaked in water beforehand). Then we had to be a bit creative by adding fruit, superfoods and different tastes to the base :) My imagination created a cream with cacao, chia, blueberries and a bit of hemp protein. It turned out to be a very delicate dessert with the slightest hint of sweetness - perfect choice for people who seek light desserts.

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And those who prefer sweeter stuff would fall in love with the candy and tarts we made!

We could choose to make the candy from a few different bases - walnuts, almonds and cashew - the nuts are combines with fried fruit (dates especially for the sweetness)! 

We drizzled the balls with whatever we wanted: coconut shreds, cacao powder, biscuits…

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The candy base we also used as a base for the tats which were out of this world tasty!

We added some fruit and one of the nicest creams I’ve ever tried - cacao-coconut cream with cashew!

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And because the sweet workshop was a real holiday, we had to finish it with a cake :)

Chef Dorina Tasheva had prepared the perfect ending with a cake that you can dream of! First I thought it looked so tasty, then I tried it… turned out I couldn’t picture how good it’d be! 

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A few hours spent with a bunch of smiling people, who want to learn more about healthy sweets, and the wonderful chef Dorina Tasheva from Kamayati healthy kitchen were a true delight!

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Till next time,

Victoria

Photos: Arsen Nikolov

P.S. You can find chef Dorina Tasheva and her culinary temptations in Kamayati healthy kitchen in Plovdiv, 52 Sv. Ivan Rilski str.