Porirua goes the raw food way
A Porirua couple have set out to prove raw food can be delicious.
Te Rito Market organisers Jana Grossmannova and Wiremu Grace are running a raw food cafe at Saturday’s Matariki market day at Te Rito Gardens.
They said raw food was all the rage at the moment, but that though Auckland had plenty of cafes focused on the diet, Wellington was missing out.
The couple hope to rectify the problem.
They said they had plans to start a juice bar and raw food cafe in Wellington.
The food includes cheesecake, bliss balls, smoothies, juices and other delicacies that would usually be full of sugar and dairy.
Grossmannova said people often assumed raw food was just about eating carrots and vegetables.
‘‘We want to show them that’s not true and we eat really delicious food,’’ she said.
The Titahi Bay resident started eating raw food after suffering from health problems, all of which were fixed by the new diet.
‘‘I would love to share that with others so everyone can feel the same way,’’ Grossmannova said.
The couple will be running a raw food workshop in August and a retreat in Bali next year.
Raw foodies: Jana Grossmannova and Wiremu Grace with a selection of their raw food goodies.