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What do you do when you find yourself in the middle of the Colombian Jungle with a pound of the finest flavoured smoke you’ve ever tasted? Well, you infuse it with coconut oil buy some dark chocolate pick some fruit and start mixing up desserts that's what! 

That’s what happened to me late last year I’m not going to say exactly where I have been in Colombia just that during Reagan’s war on drugs in the 80’s this particular strain was supposed to have been eradicated, but no matter what happened back then or in Avatar mother nature will always be stronger than mankind and will out win every time. 

Organic in nature and incredibly clean to smoke, I was eager to sample the effects of this strain on the digestive system. So I started infusing! It’s incredibly difficult cooking with weed, you have to be very aware of temperature at all times 2 or 3 degrees is the difference between getting high or wasting good quality bud, unlike olive oil, which in my opinion is better for cooking savoury dishes, coconut oil has a lighter texture and adds to the flavour of the dessert as opposed to overpowering it and as long as you’re using a quality product the medicinal benefits are doubled when infused with weed. And then you add chocolate.

Chocolate increases the effects of the cannabis while increasing and prolonging the presence of our own endogenous cannabinoid Anandamide, (taken from the Hindi word Ananda which means joy bliss and delight). Could this also mean that the medicinal qualities of cannabis are actually raised when taken with chocolate and vice versa? Now I’m not going to get all scientific on ya’ll here if you want to know more that’s up to you to go research if you so wish but I’m all in any way.

So we have fresh organic Colombian bud, virgin coconut oil and chocolate each ingredient containing their own unique medicinal benefits, blended together in tasty deliciousness increasing the effects for a prolonged blissed out experience. Add Guanabana (soursop), bananas, a hand full of strawberries, milk and a blender, you've a simple dessert that not only tastes delicious is full of nutrients, but it also gets you so high that coming down doesn’t feel like an option. 

I’ve never seen people genuinely that high before, maybe its because I’ve worked festivals for years that I’ve become a little jaded, but seeing such a large group of different social & racial backgrounds respond in such a profound and positive way was truly inspiring! As cheesy as it may sound laughter really is the best medicine & there was a whole lot of laughter. How can something so delicious be so damn good for you and not a grain of sugar in sight.

How did I serve the dessert??

Mix the guananbana & bananas in the blender, adding enough milk, so your mixture is like a smooth pudding it should never be runny, add more fruit if it is put portions in the freezer for at least an hour. 

Melt some chocolate add infused coconut oil. 

Pour hot chocolate over frozen dessert (the chocolate will solidify almost instantly) serve with strawberries dipped or not in chocolate it all depends on how high you wanna get? 

Posted by Dovesei 09:42 Archived in Colombia Tagged chocolate high edibles maryjane Comments (0)

Jungle Weed in the City

The oil's not black??

It’s the pound that just keeps on giving!

Before leaving the jungle I made sure to infuse some more coconut oil figuring that this condensed version would be a much (safer) way to travel with that much weed. And I was right sailed through the airport. Not that I advise for you to do this as a way to smuggle drugs but as I’m on a bit of mission in regards to smoke at the moment, I’ve spent the past year reading & researching as much as I can in regards to the serious medicinal benefits that this plant has to offer especially in edible form. I love both food & weed and I wasn’t quite ready to say goodbye to that much green not smack bang in the middle of an experiment anyway.

So with that in mind and a festival approaching, I decided to cook up some muffins, it’s been awhile since I’ve used the oil and since you wouldn’t exactly call it hot here in the Andes it had solidified into a greenish wax hmmm cos it’s black when it’s liquid!?

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Into a pan of boiling water, it went…..

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I cheated & bought a muffins ready mix box my kitchen is not exactly equipped to practice my own version of the Great British Bake off so I resigned to keeping it simple although I did swap water as an ingredient to milk..

Rebel!

Rebel!

I bought some strawberries & caramel.

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I chopped the strawberries into little pieces and added them to the mix which now included the oil.

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Then I waited.

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I took them out of the oven and ate one, it was hot!

I’m still waiting for that to kick in.

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The mini muffins have come out nice & gooey in the middle & crunchy on top, not bad for a ready mix ;-)

Posted by Dovesei 18:38 Archived in Colombia Tagged chocolate health strawberries weed cannabis muffins caramel edibles maryjane Comments (0)

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