Cooking Without Looking

When Julie went blind in 1997 she had to start cooking without looking! Now she does workshops and demonstrations for the sighted which include her most famous recipe – “those bloody truffles again.” Read on to find out what it’s all about, or if you’d like to see Julie making her famous truffles watch the good morning episode here

FAQS

Julie gets asked loads of questions about cooking as a blind person. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions, along with her answers.

THOSE BLOODY TRUFFLES AGAIN
Before braille came into Julie’s life, her memory was her biggest asset as far as recipes went. If she couldn’t remember it, she didn’t bake it. Perhaps this is why this chocolate licorice truffle recipe became so well known.

TEAM BUILDING WORKSHOP

Challenge yourself and your workmates with this mobile team building workshop. “Have a go” at being blind through cooking without looking and apply your learnings to your workplace.

COOKING WITHOUT LOOKING DEMONSTRATION

Be entertained by this unique demonstration where Julie will show you how she’s adapted to her own extraordinary change through cooking without looking. An alternative to just speaking, this has become one of Julie’s most popular activities. Find out why!

CHOCOLATE QUOTATIONS

When Julie did her first cooking without looking demonstration in 2008, she went searching for some culinary quotations. She didn’t expect to find two of her loves rolled into one so was very excited when she came across these chocolate wisdoms!See what you think and don’t forget to add some more by emailing julie@thatblindwoman.co.nz with your favourite chocolate quotation!