Weekly Recipe Club

Mel Ve is a South African born artist and creative genius, with a love of good food and a passion for quality food preparation and presentation. In 2004, Mel was a participant of Master Chef in London, making it to the final 8 contestants. Her ongoing humanitarian media projects include co-founding Conscious Consumer Network on 1 January 2015. Some of the projects to evolved from Conscious Consumer Network, include Conscious Kitchen and Algarvian.Life. Mel creates plant based artesian produce which is available as various food boutiques and gourmet delis across the Algarve on the Southern coast of Portugal, whilst participating in various artesian markets and events such as the annual FAVA vegan and sustainability fair.

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LOVE Kombucha

Probiotic health elixir made with organic Green Tea and Monchique mountain spring water, cultured to perfection using a Symbiotic Culture Of Bacterial Yeast or SCOBY. After being filtered twice and bottled, we add natural seasonal flavorings, initiating the secondary fermentation process, which creates natural gas / bubbles, making it a healthy substitute for toxic sodas.
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Nut Cheese

Raw cashews and / or almonds (dependent on availability) cultured with Kefir, and naturally cured, flavored and / or spiced. Plant based, lactose free, probiotic super-food with multiple health and healing benefits. Not suitable for NUT ALLERGY sufferers.
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Vegetal Cream Cheese

Raw coconut cream fermented with live Kefir cultures, and cured with natural salts. Naturally flavored with specially selected ingredients, free of artificial flavors, colorants or preservatives. Plant based, lactose free, probiotic super-food with multiple health and healing benefits. Flavors include Garlic Herb, Lemon Chives, Mustard, Piri Piri, Black Pepper, Lime Mint, and, Chili Cheddar. Flavors may vary from season to season.
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Vegetal Yoghurt

Raw coconut milk fermented with live Kefir cultures. Plant based, lactose free, probiotic super-food with multiple health and healing benefits.
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Condiments

Vegetal Mayo, Artesian Mustard, Artesian Ketchup, Mushroom Compote, Sauerkraut, Chutneys and so much more...
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Lunar Colloidal Silver

Hand crafted Colloidal Silver made with pure silver harnessed on the New Moon and Full Moon for maximum healing and protection.
FAVA 2019 | Review by Algarvian.Life editor Mel Ve

FAVA 2019 | Review by Algarvian.Life editor Mel Ve

FAVA 2019 | Review by Algarvian.Life editor Mel Ve | The first time I went to Loulé  after arriving in the Algarve, was to attend…
GLAMPING:  BOHO CHIQUE HOLIDAY in the Western Algarve | by Algarvian.Life editor Mel Ve

GLAMPING: BOHO CHIQUE HOLIDAY in the Western Algarve | by Algarvian.Life editor Mel Ve

  GLAMPING: BOHO CHIQUE HOLIDAY in the Western Algarve | by Algarvian.Life editor Mel Ve | Having travelled the world, and having stayed in every…
UNDER THE ALMOND TREE | A tribute by Algarvian.Life editor Mel Ve

UNDER THE ALMOND TREE | A tribute by Algarvian.Life editor Mel Ve

UNDER THE ALMOND TREE | A tribute by Algarvian.Life editor Mel Ve | The following story is one I have been wanting to tell for…