Refreshing Summer Recipes


Chef Sonja’s chillin’recipes for those hot summer days are yours to discover– the focus in this class will be on raw cuisine. Some of the recipes are a Raw Garden Ginger Energy Soup, raw zucchini humus, Sonja’s raw nut pate, mango banana custard and a raw fig & apple pie. There will be some hands on in this class. Enjoy a meal after the lesson. Bring to go containers.

 When: Thurs. May 29 6:00 – 8:30

 Where: Monterey Center Oak Bay

 Cost: $52.00

 To Register: 250-370-7300 or

Thai Vegetarian Cooking Class


The flavors of Thailand are waiting for you to discover. This is my most popular class. I will not be teaching this class for another 11/2 years. Come and learn a Thai Veggie and Tofu Curry, Peanut Sauce and a Pad Thai stir fry. This class is dairy and gluten free. Bring to go containers.

When: Thurs. May1 6:00 – 8:30

Where: Monterey Center, Oak Bay

Cost: $52.00

To Register: 250- 370-7300 or

Cooking for Food Sensitivities

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 Do you, or does someone in your family have an allergy to certain foods if so then this class is for you. Even if you do not have allergies these recipes are so yummy you will enjoy this class. We will learn to make recipes without using dairy, eggs, gluten or sugar. Some of the recipes are Almond Flour Muffins, Yam & Walnut Cookies, a dairy free Cream Soup and a Tofu Quiche. Enjoy a meal at the end of the lesson, and bring some to go containers.

When: Wed. April 23 – 6:00 – 8:30

Where: James Bay community School Centre

Cost: $50.00

To Register call: 250-389-1470

Lebanese Cuisine cooking class

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Come and experience some of the sumptuous Middle Eastern recipes that chef Sonja has collected. Learn how to make Falafel s (baked) from scratch including complementary dips and sauces like baba ganoush, tahini sauce and a Lemon lentil humus. As a side dish Sonja will teach a Quinoa Tabouli salad, this is a modern adaptation of a traditional recipe. Bring your appetite and enjoy a meal.

 When: March 26 6:00 – 8:30

 Where: James Bay Community School Centre

Cost: $47.00

To Register call: 250-389-1470

Cookbook Out Now!

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Inspired Vegetarian Fare, Chef Sonja’s new cookbook
Over 60 recipes – Cost $24.00

Shipping and handling in Canada – $4.50

Canadian orders only please.

Contact Sonja for your copy