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Easy Vegan Cheesecakes / Recipe


As I promised, here is the second installment in my ‘Disney Themed Cocktails’ I worked hard to push these out in a few days for you guys, so I hope you enjoy them as much as the first batch. With that said, there were certain difficulties photographing Hades’ cocktail, as you can imagine since it needed to be dark enough to see the flame & drink at the same time. Please head on over to my Facebook page at Cocktails by Cody if you want to see more of what I’m doing.Thank you all for your support and exposure on my work. And now to begin the third part of this series of drinks! ( I do not own rights to Disney’s original characters, or the image of Jafar used. Please do not sue me, blah blah blah…..I DO however have full rights to these drinks, and the recipes themselves.)

Part 1

Part 3



If grandmothers around the world had a rallying cry, it would probably sound something like “You need to eat!”

Photographer Gabriele Galimberti’s grandmother said something similar to him before one of his many globetrotting work trips. To ensure he had at least one good meal, she prepared for him a dish of ravioli before he departed on one of his adventures.  

“In that occasion I said to my grandma ‘You know, Grandma, there are many other grandmas around the world and most of them are really good cooks,” Galimberti wrote via email. “I’m going to meet them and ask them to cook for me so I can show you that you don’t have to be worried for me and the food that I will eat!’ This is the way my project was born!”

The project, “Delicatessen With Love”, took Galimberti to 58 countries where he photographed grandmothers with both the ingredients and finished signature dishes.

Galimberti said many of the subjects for the project were selected serendipitously, picked while he was working on a project about couch surfing that explored the global phenomenon of staying in other people’s houses. Since Galimberti never slept in hotels while working on the project, he was able to come into contact with people who introduced him to grandmothers in the area.

Galimberti acted as photographer and stylist during each shoot with the grandmothers, taking a portrait of both the women and the food they made for him.

From top to bottom: 

Inara Runtule, 68, Kekava, Latvia. Silke €(herring with potatoes and cottage cheese).

Grace Estibero, 82, Mumbai, India. Chicken vindaloo.

Susann Soresen, 81, Homer, Alaska. Moose steak.

Serette Charles, 63, Saint-Jean du Sud, Haiti. Lambi in creole sauce.

The photographer’s grandmother Marisa Batini, 80, Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy. Swiss chard and ricotta Ravioli with meat sauce.

Normita Sambu Arap, 65, Oltepessi (Masaai Mara), Kenya. Mboga and orgali (white corn polenta with vegetables and goat).

Julia Enaigua, 71, La Paz, Bolivia. Queso Humacha (vegetables and fresh cheese soup).

Fifi Makhmer, 62, Cairo, Egypt. Kuoshry (pasta, rice and legumes pie).

Isolina Perez De Vargas, 83, Mendoza, Argentina. Asado criollo (mixed meats barbecue).

Bisrat Melake, 60, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Enjera with curry and vegetables.

[ I was going to post a long rant about some arrogant white yoga girl who insist people are ignorant for using olive oil to cook and should not eat fish or drink milk or eat cheese because of all sorts of problematic food issues, instead I said, let me focus on those who celebrate food. If you still want to see the link of the article she was waving on her Facebook, there you go. Privileged white people…ugh]

So cool:)


Kumagoron x siretoco

Special donuts from Hokkaido, Japan.

Flavors: Hokkaido Milk, Hokkaido Pumpkin, Cocoa Chip, Choc Chip, and Salty Fresh Caramel



Healthy flourless chickpea blondies! Made with almond butter, dark chocolate, chickpeas, and raw honey :) stuck to the recipe (except for switching from maple syrup to raw honey, the recipe is originally vegan). Also the baking time took longer than the recipe called for, but they firmed up to the perfect texture once they cooled down. They’re freakin delicious!

Here’s the original recipe:


Peanut Butter Drizzled Chewy Milk Chocolate Chunk Cookies