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Macrobiotic Cooking and Workshop Weekends


Healthy Pastry & Desserts


November 17 - 19

with Jasmijn & Valentina Nelissen & Alexander Gershberg


Sweet and heavenly tasting, all vegan, no sugar, no butter, no eggs, many gluten free

Pastry and desserts, who doesn’t love them! Learn this weekend all the secrets of successful baking. Discover the best quality sweeteners and oils in:

  • Seductive pies (apple, chocolate)
  • Cakes (almond, brownies, tiramisu)
  • Cookies (cantuccini, oatmeal)
  • Puddings and fresh fruit jellies





17.45 - 18.00 Registration
18.15 - 19.00 Welcome dinner
19.30 - 21.00 Introduction lecture with Jasmijn:
Sweet, Salty and Fat, recently the most popular tastes
Jasmijn will discuss the most common sweeteners and oils and will explain their best and most healthy replacements



08.00 - 09.00 Do-In morning exercises with Valentina
09.15 - 09.45 Breakfast
10.00 - 12.30 Cooking Class with Valentina & Alexander:
Natural sweet tasting pastry for you, your family and friends
12.45 - 15.15 Lunch and free time
15.30 - 18.00 Hands-on workshop with Valentina & Alexander: Cooked desserts
A variety of desserts without sugar, eggs or dairy, with the use of natural sweeteners. With fresh and dried fruits, kanten, amazake and more
18.15 - 19.30 Dinner



08.00 - 09.00 Do-In morning exercises with Jarka
09.15 - 09.45 Breakfast
10.00 - 12.30 Cooking class / semi workshops with Valentina & Alexander:
Your Favourite Breakfast & Brunch
You can be sure that your guests and family members will love these sweet and hearty snacks and festive brunch dishes
12.45 - 14.00 Lunch, Deshima shopping and departure




Time: from Friday 17.45h till Sunday 14.00h
Place: Delicious Deshima, Amsterdam
Costs: 295 Euro, including warm organic macro-vegan meals, study material and participation certificate.
Classes are in English.


Early Bird offer

Get 20 Euro free Deshima shopping voucher for the registrations received before September 17
Get 50 Euro free Deshima shopping voucher for the registration together with back-to-back Art of Life School Level I, II or III



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These courses have limited space, so register early!


2017 Autumn Winter Study Weekends Registration Form


Your registration is final after receiving your registration form and non-refundable down payment of 100 Euro.
In case of cancellation more than six weeks prior to a course, a full refund is granted except for the non-refundable down payment. Less than six weeks prior to a course or departure during a course, than no refund is possible
Bank ABN-AMRO Amsterdam
IBAN: NL77ABNA0498608468


Refund & Cancellation Policy

In case of cancellation, more than 6 weeks prior to a course, full refund is granted except for the non-refundable down payment. Less than six weeks prior to a course, or if interrupting a course, no refund is possible. This policy is valid for all educational programs.

The minimum amount of registrations for the course is 7. We reserve the right to cancel the course if there are less than 7 registrations.

In case of this type of cancellation, 1 week notice before the course starts, full refund is granted or you can leave your credit amount with us to follow next/another course.



Make your travel arrangements in advance and keep the ticket reservation option with possibility to eventually change the dates if needed.

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