Figs On The Funcho

Riverside Retreat Menu

Sample Retreat Menu at Figs on the Funcho

“Cheryl is an excellent host and her culinary skills have literally changed our view of food; vegetarian food in particular, with flavours, textures and combinations that were an assault on the senses.– Clive

“I have been using your recipes and my family and friends are huge fans! Especially the lentils with cherry tomatoes and sweet potatoes. We seem to be working our way through huge amounts of it..” – Ramla

Bright Breakfasts:

  • Smoothie bowls with fresh fruit
  • Almond milk and coconut
  • Banana milk oat porridge
  • Home made granola
  • Freshly baked muffins
  • Gluten free buckwheat crumpets
  • Freshly squeezed juices
  • Smoothies

Energising, Nourishing Meals:

  • Sweet potato, tomato and red lentils
  • Spiral courgette noodles with Algarve sun ripened tomatoes and Mediterranean herb sauce served with homemade gluten free olive, ricotta and parmesan cheese bread
  • Vegan curries: Thai green curry as well as an aubergine, lemongrass with nutritional sprouted mung bean curry
  • Japanese flavoured “risotto” experience that is vegan-friendly and very different to your usual risotto recipe as the rice is replaced with raw, marinated mushrooms
  • Moroccan Vegetarian Stew with chickpeas, green lentils and carrots
  • BBQ Jackfruit dish (vegetarian version of pulled pork)
  • Roasted butternut salad with an apple and mustard dressing
  • Baked miso eggplants
  • Healthy, colourful, nutritional salads using grains, herbs and fresh vegetables served with various salad dressings and a fresh mint and pea sauce.
  • French onion quiche
  • Potato gratin with a vegan cauliflower cheesy cream sauce

Delicious Desserts and Afternoon Teas:

  • Vegan caramel cheesecake
  • Homemade ice creams
  • Chocolate mousse
  • Banana bread
  • Rich chocolate cake
  • Flapjacks
  • Fudgy chocolate brownies 
  • Portuguese orange cake
  • Cheese board
  • South African health rusks and buttermilk rusks
  • Portuguese pastéis de nata (custard tarts)