In Brighton, Cannabidiol takes the world by storm.
Because of the efficacy and safety of the plant, the United Kingdom has legalized medical cannabis treatments and hemp products in November 2018. A month later, The Canna Kitchen opened its doors to the public and became the 1er vegan and vegetarian restaurant in the UK to brew the kitchen with CBD.
according to HThe restaurant is located several blocks from the ocean in Brighton. Sam Evolution, the founder and director of The Canna Kitchen, chose the location, the smooth, pastel tones of the interior and the ornate wood details to create a pleasurable experience for guests. He and his team want to improve the way people perceive the plant, which is why they create high quality, healthy and creative dishes that can all be infused with cannabis, depending on the wishes of the customer.
"I want to create something special," said Chef Charlotte Kjaer. "I like to combine the flavors and natural flavors of the plant with different types of foods. I want to convey the passion I have for this wonderful plant through my creations. "
The chef is familiar with the many components of the plant and their benefits. "Everyone is talking about CBD now, but we are also cooking with other cannabinoids like CBG (cannabigerol) and CBN (cannabinol)," she continued.
Dining options at Canna Kitchen range from Buddha Bowl (tofu, seasonal roast roots, quinoa salad, homemade sauerkraut salad, houmy, salad, homemade sauerkraut and CBD-infused tahini) to the local soup of the day, served with sourdough bread and olive oil made from CBD. For a sweet treat, you can choose between a chocolate brownie and hemp brownie, a poached pair with vanilla and hemp ice cream, or a "canna snickers" bar. And to make everything come down, there is hemp tea.
"Our mission is to change the way people think about the cannabis plant by creating beautiful vegetarian dishes that are tastefully supplemented with her infusion. Cannabis is a very nutritious, versatile and powerful herb; it is full of flavor, scent and natural therapeutic benefits. "Kjaer said.
The experience does not end with the meal. Then you can go upstairs to go to the clinic and the salon. Perhaps you will choose to enjoy a coffee in the city center and sip a Moroccan coffee brewed on the terrace with friends. If you came empty-handed, you can buy everything from sprays to skin care products to pet food (all with THC below 0,2%) at the clinic.
The stigma associated with cannabis is diminishing, so the public response to The Canna Kitchen has been "very good". "People are curious about the plant and we want to spark a wider conversation around it, informing the public."
"I think a possible decriminalization is inevitable, it's only a matter of time. I would like to see a lot of education about the responsible use of not just cannabis, but all the herbal medicines that are there to help us. I think The Canna Kitchen will certainly pave the way for many other concepts like this one in the UK. I learned that Jeremy Corbyn's son opened a hemp café in North London, we are extremely excited about it, and it goes without saying that he has all our support for this project. This is an exciting time for hemp and cannabis, which is being bought by the general public, as it should, "he concluded.