Dark plant-based and nut-free cookery.

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I started Grim Grains once I realized that food could be artistically fulfilling. Cooking became an creative output, while the blog allowed me to document my progress and keep track of the things I made. The blog is about being artistically creative with food and colour. Colours for added nutrition, for contrast and for visual harmony. Most of my recipes are also nut-free and plant-based.

This website showcases some of my favourite creations, along with hand draw illustrations for each of their ingredients.

I am Rekka Bellum, an illustrator, living on a small sailboat somewhere on the shores of the Pacific Ocean.

You can contact me on my twitter @grimgrains.