Summer Dishes! #annikainthekitchen + Annika Lundkvist Photography Cucumber Turmeric Sea Salt Salad Parsley Trimmed Tofu Coins Topped with Butternut Squash atop Pearl Couscous Pecan & Garlic Crusted Seitan on top of Rice, Wild Greens & Tomatoes Seitan Picatta atop Orzo Cinnamon Apple Filled Phyloo Shells with Coconut Ice Cream &Read More →

On a visit to Maui in March, 2015, I had the opportunity to stop in at Maka by Mana, have lunch, photograph a few plates & meet Chef Shanaan. The atmosphere at this mostly raw vegan Paia eatery is so bright & the food is incredible.  If I lived on Maui I’d beRead More →

“Raw vegan gourmet is a movement, not a diet.” -Chef Sylvia Thompson My collaboration in Spring 2015 with Sylvia Thompson, Chef & Owner of Greens & Vines Raw Vegan Gourmet Restaurant in Honolulu, to create food photography for her cookbook. I also learned about raw vegan food along the way andRead More →

Fairmont Orchid Kohala, Big Island I stayed at the Fairmont Orchid in April 2015  to experience & enjoy their exclusive vegan cuisine menu. Our stay was on the Gold Floor & we thoroughly enjoyed the scenic Big Island views from our room as well as the superb, friendly & genuine service thatRead More →

Fairmont Kea Lani Wailea, Maui I had the opportunity to stay at the Fairmont Kea Lani in March 2015 & experience the beautiful resort, amenities & delicious vegan menu. The following dishes are part of the Lifestyle Cuisine Plus menu, an element of culinary options available throughout the Fairmont hotel collection withRead More →

The room that will serve as a central space in our life during this chapter in Connecticut, as well as be my base station for lots of cooking adventures & food photography! This is Bruschetta but it’s not just Bruschetta. It’s raw garlic goodness & regional tomato juiciness. It’s blackRead More →

Homegrown Smoker Vegan Barbecue ‘All American Burger’ at Homegrown Smoker Vegan Barbecue Smoked Field Roast Patty on a Grilled Bun with Pickles, Tomato, Mellow Yellow & Raw Greens Slosmomofo Sandwich Coverage from my brief Spring visit to Portland, Oregon appears in the September 2015 issue of Vegan Life MagazinRead More →

A classic damp & grey Portland morning well spent at Sweet Pea Baking Co. with friends & good treats Fruit Tart at Sweet Pea Baking Co. Cinnamon Roll at Sweet Pea Baking Co. Vegan Mini-Mart Block Food Fight! Vegan Grocer Coverage from my brief Spring visit to Portland, Oregon appearsRead More →

Harlow Portland, Oregon A side of Smoked Tempeh at Harlow The ‘Urban Bowl’ at Harlow Steamed Greens, Olive Oil, Kimchi, Sea Veggies, Avocado, Carrots, Scallions & Za’atar with Lemon Ginger Dressing & Avocado Cilantro Dressing House Salad at Harlow Greens, Beets, Carrots, Red Cabbage, Hemp Seeds & Dressing Coverage from myRead More →

Trying just a couple of the substantial offerings from the vegan menu at Paradox Cafe in Portland, Oregon Nachos A Breakfast Hash at Paradox Cafe Vegan Meatloaf Coverage from my brief Spring visit to Portland, Oregon appears in the September 2015 issue of Vegan Life Magazine.Read More →

Tin Shack Bakery January 2015 Tin Shack Bakery in Pahoa is one of my favorite places to grab a morning cup of coffee & a sandwich when I am visiting the Big Island.  The atmosphere has a classic Puna vibe & the vegan food is so scrumptious!  Love to startRead More →

Big Island August 2014 When I visited Big Island in August 2014 I had just begun a conscious transition to eating vegan. I really enjoyed all the vegan options I was able to easily find on the island. So on this month’s trip I knew I would be very excitedRead More →