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Macrobiotic Cooking and Workshop Weekends


Healthy Vegan Pastry,
Desserts & Party Food


November 23 – 24

with Valentina Nelissen & Alexander Gershberg


Sweet or savoury 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





09.15 - 09.45 Arrival & Registration
10.00 - 12.30 Cooking class: Natural sweet tasting pastry for you, your family and friends
12.45 - 15.15 Lunch and free time
15.30 - 18.00 Hands-on cooking workshop: 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 - 19.00 Dinner



09.00 - 09.30 Breakfast
10.00 - 12.30 Hands-on cooking workshop: Your Favourite Festive Party Food
You can be sure that your guests and family members will love these sweet and hearty snacks and festive dishes.
12.45 - 14.00 Lunch, Deshima shopping and departure




Time: from Saturday 9.15h till Sunday 14.00h
Place: Delicious Deshima, Amsterdam
Costs: 295 Euro, including warm organic macrobiotic vegan meals, study material and participation certificate Classes are in English


Early Bird offer

Get 10% discount for the registrations received 2 months prior to the course, before September 23.


Art of Life School offer

Get € 35 free Deshima shopping voucher for the registration with back-to-back Art of Life School



Please check our Accommodation Tips for options.



These courses have limited space, so register early!


2019 Autumn Winter Pastry Dessert PartyFood weekend 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


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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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