Our Pranakitchen Experience by Sandy and Gina, vegan twins from Germany

When we were on our way to Cataluna we thought we would only stay for half a day in Barcelona and then move on to an ecological project in the Pyrenees to do our internship for university there.
As life is as unpredictable we received a message from our host in the mountains. We were on the bus from Germany to Spain already when we were asked to come a whole week later due to internal problems at the place.
First we were a shocked as we had already arranged our bus to the Pyrenees and had not calculated any accomodation costs in Barcelona as we did not expect any complications.
Thinking about possible ways to have an interesting time in this big city, we finally remembered Pranakitchen.
We had been following read Martina’s blog, and new she was currently based in Barcelona.
As we found ourselves in quite an urgent situation we simply wrote an email to Martina and actually didn’t expect her to have nor the capacity neither the time to host us. Far from it!
She was the only one who wrote back to us – nobody on e.g. couchsurfing did.
This made it possible for us to have an awesome week in Barcelona and learn about Martina’s delicious, healthy vegan kitchen. We even had the possibility to help her to prepare a big Pranakitchen event which was super inspiring and a lot of fun!
We cut vegetables together, baked cookies, had interesting conversations and also got to know another sweet helper of her who volunteered for a day.
Martina is an openhearted, very welcoming, dedicated and conscious power woman!
Thank you very much for this beautiful experience, Martina. We’re grateful to have met you and hope you will continue inspiring others.
Gina and Sandy, vegan twinsisters
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this RAW portobello burger is hitting the spot

Last wednesday we went to Vienna/Austria to talk about conscious nutriton aka *yoga on the plate* at a viennese vegan Supermarket (Maran Vegan) besides that super amazing workshop there were these mouthwatering eye catchers I could not resist to bring back hOMe and transform into some serious gourmet RAW food

so good, so easy, so fresh – have a look:

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giant beautiful portobello heads, rubbed them with a mix of virgin olive oil and tamari sauce. If you have a dehyrator have them there for ybout 3hrs, i do have one but it stayed in Barcelona this time so I had them in the oven, lowest temperature until they were soft and filled the hood with an amazing smell.

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once they came out from the oven, ready to be served i filled them with this creamy sunflowerseed spread I made while they baked – soak half a cup of sunflower seeds for about 4hrs, strain, and mix them with 2 spoons of nutritional yeast and one spoon of miso, add fresh jive and your favorite seasoning, this time I used oregano.

Spread it on both of your *burger patties* and fill them with sliced tomato, cucumber, carrots, sprouts and what ever you can think of that might make your version complete.

(I might have my next one with sour kraut!)

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  • serving suggestion…..

GOOD LUCK and enjoy!!