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Pesto Princess is here

Pesto Princess
Pesto Princess is here

Pesto Princess staff spend their days making fresh, preservative – free pesto sauces & pastes by hand and cooking vegan soups. These are sold through retail chains and food distributors across South Africa. We still use our original pesto recipe, created 19 years ago, which is highly concentrated, so a little sauce goes a long way. We make our pesto exactly as you would in your own kitchen: by destalking the basil, using only the soft leaves to produce a creamy sauce. .
This way we guarantee there are no ‘nasties’ in your product.
We take full responsibility for the impact our business has on the planet and its people and give sustainable farming practices the royal thumbs up.
We buy our herbs from small-scale farmers wherever possible, who use organic sprays for pest control, and farm sustainably. We love local, and for that reason have ditched the pine nut in favour of cashews and almonds which are grown closer to home.
We use glass jars since they are the best keeper of food products and can be recycled.

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Smoked V-Salmon Pieces


These are great if you are allergic to fish, or if you love salmon but eat a plant-based diet. It adds a new dimension to salads, pizzas, pastas, and is a must-have ingredient if you make your own sushi. Smoked V-Salmon pieces are best friends with avocado and make a wonderful pair to put on savoury biscuits or even toast. These jars are packed tightly to the brim and a little goes a long way. They come in three sizes: 120ml for R45; 250ml for R82 and 290ml for R95. To order click here

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Coconut Vinegar – What is so special about it?

Not only do we support a healthier planet, but also healthier inhabitants. That’s why we want you to know about this fantastic product.

Coconut Secret vinegar is made from the sap of coconut blossoms from trees that are grown in mineral rich volcanic soil along a coastline of a mineral rich ocean. This results in a product abundant in potassium, containing 192mg per tablespoon. Potassium is good for balancing electrolytes, regulating high blood pressure and metabolizing sugar. Other minerals present are iron, zinc, and calcium, as well as antioxidants. It also contains 17 health-promoting amino acids, including 9 essential amino acids which help build protein in the body, and 8 non-essential amino acids. These amino acids balance immune function, alleviate stomach problems, and aid digestion.  In addition to this already impressive list of beneficial properties, it also contains broad-spectrum B vitamins, vitamin C, and a naturally occurring  fructooligosaccharide. Fructoologosaccharides (FOS)are prebiotics that provide food for beneficial bacteria in the gut, and enhance magnesium and calcium absorption.

One of the most unique characteristics of coconut vinegar is that it forms its own mother culture as it naturally ages. This particular brand is aged for 8 months to a year and is an unheated, enzymatically alive product.  Raw, unfiltered coconut vinegar is full of prebiotics and probiotics, making it extremely good for digestive health.

Compared to the taste of other vinegars, coconut vinegar is mild with a slightly sweet taste and no bitter aftertaste. It only makes sense to make your own salad dressing with this vinegar and benefit from the gifts of Mother Nature. Simply mix a little with olive oil and you have a basic dressing!

Unicorn Cafe newsletter subscribers will get a special discount when purchasing this product during the month of June. Coconut vinegar retails at R199, however if you respond to this newsletter with the word PROBIOTIC in the subject line, you can get your bottle for R179. This offer expires on the 1st of July 2017.