Celebrity Health & Wellness Expert and Eco-Stylist

Moby in LA for ‘Gristle’ & Frances Fisher

Moby, one of my favorite musicians, was at the Skirball Cultural Center last night on tour speaking about his new book Gristle.....
By |March 24th, 2010|Events, Health, LIFESTYLE|7 Comments|

Post Genesis Awards Brunch

Sunday was the annual post Genesis Awards Vegan Lovers Brunch hosted by Chef Moira Nordholt and Ron at their lovely home on the beach in Venice.
By |March 23rd, 2010|Events, Health, LIFESTYLE|0 Comments|

Tour Dates for Ani’s Raw Food Essentials

I'm excited about my newest book Ani's Raw Food Essentials, available everywhere by May 3rd. It's a huge hard cover book with over 250 recipes. It's printed in 2 color, like Ani's Raw Food Kitchen. My goal is to make my books accessible, and get these recipes into your hands so you can enjoy making healthy treats with them. By printing in 2 color instead of full color, the book only costs $27 rather than $45. There's gorgeous color inserts, as you can see from the photos above.

Expo West Day 1

Expo West is always a great place to find new products and the best of friends. The largest natural products show in the world was last weekend in Anaheim, CA.

Ani Voted Sexiest Raw Vegan Woman 2009

I’ve been voted Sexiest Raw Vegan Woman 2009 by the raw community again this year, but by default. Alicia Silverstone actually won the votes, I came in 2nd place. But she doesn’t consider herself raw anymore. What an honor! Plus, Steve from Sacred Chocolates sent me a congratulatory package of his delicious chocolate hearts…yummmy.

Last year, I was surprised that I was awarded 1st place for Best of Raw 2008:

Best Chef
Favorite Cookbook
Sexiest Raw Vegan Woman
and

2nd place for Favorite Educator

Listen to my interview from last year on Raw Inspirations Radio where I chat with lovely host Laura Fox about my history, inspirations, and what the future holds.

Ani’s Raw Food Essentials

My new book, Ani's Raw Food Essentials, will be available everywhere May 3rd! I was dropped shipped an early copy fresh off the presses, and this is a huge book. With over 250 recipes, it's my first hard cover. It's always amazing to hold the finished book in my hands. And, it takes 9 months for the book to be designed, printed, and distributed before it shows up in bookstores. A long journey.

Overview of Ani’s Workshop at Mom Tri’s Villa RoyaleAni

Ani Phyo’s Raw Food Kitchen at Mom Tri’s Villa Royale, Thailand: 2 min, 41 sec

Watch video

This is an overview of the workshop I taught in Thailand at Mom Tri’s Villa Royale in Phuket. It was edited and posted immediately after the workshop on January 24, 2010. This video ends with a view of the beautiful sunset over the ocean. The end to a perfect day.

Watch video

By |January 24th, 2010|Food Demos, Talks, VIDEOS|0 Comments|

Preparing for our Workshop at Mom Tri’s Villa Royale

A fun time was had in the kitchen preparing 8 dishes for my workshop on Sunday Jan 24, 2010 at Mom Tri’s Villa Royale. Sylvie (in black) is the PR manager who made this all happen.

With my language barrier…the kitchen staff finally understood that none of my food was being heated or cooked. Here I show them how to make Garden Pate filled Nori Rolls.

Sylvie and I toasted to another great day in the kitchen with coconut water! I was in heaven in Thailand with all the Thai baby coconuts. And the chefs are super fast at opening them up and getting the meat out….amazing.

Ani’s Raw Food Kitchen in Thailand

I’ll be teaching a 4-hour workshop with 6-7 recipes at Mom Tri’s Villa Royale Resort, Phuket, in Thailand on Jan 24th, Sunday from 1-5pm. If you’re in SE Asia, please come join me for a day of delicious food made with local fresh ingredients at this lovely resort!

Here’s the menu so far, subject to change depending on local available ingredients:

Garden Pate in Collard Rolls

Miso Shitake Soup

Fresh Taco Wraps

Raspberry Ganache Fudge Cake (made with toasted cocoa powder)

Mango Cobbler

Coconut Kream Pie with Chocolate Fudge Sauce on Almond Pie Crust

Mango Goji Lime Smoothie and/or Durian Coconut Smoothie

To register, contact Sylive Yaffe, PR Manager

087 888 9089 / 076 333 569

Mom Tri’s Villa Royale, 12 Kata Noi Road, Kata Noi Phuket 83100

pr@villaroaylephuket.com

www.villaroyalephuket.com

Ani at SF Green Festival

Mayor Gavin Newsom at SF Green Festival last Saturday. It’s the largest green festival in the country. Mayor Newsom is a long time vegetarian.
The hall was packed for my talk on raw food desserts, nutrition, and overall well being. I demoed my famous Chocolate Raspberry Ganache Cake and Spiced Blueberry Cobbler, recipes from “Ani’s Raw Food Desserts”. There was a feeding frenzy over the sample tastes of the desserts, and they were delicious!
Read more about the SF Green Fest on VegNews Magazine’s blog.