Tales and Recipes from the Heart to Your Home

The Cookbook: A Culinary Journey Through Time

Embrace the Flavors of Freedom and Festivity

Dive into the heart of the 1970s Fairfax counterculture with the Sleeping Lady Cafe Cookbook, a vibrant collection that brings the legendary café back to your kitchen and heart. This cookbook is more than a compilation of recipes; it’s a passage through time, an invitation to taste the spirit of an era defined by its boundless creativity, communal living, and a profound connection to the earth.

What's inside?

Culinary Celebrations

Within its pages, the Sleeping Lady Cafe Cookbook unfolds a world where food is more than sustenance—it’s a celebration, and an act of love. Each recipe is lovingly infused with stories from the café’s most colorful days.

Magic on the Menu

Dive into the beloved 'Hippie Pancakes,' a breakfast delight that powered many through days of activism and artistry, or groove with the 'Groovy Mushroom Gravy,' a recipe that was as much a staple as the folk tunes that filled the air.

Echoes of the Era

The book shares anecdotes of characters and events that made the Sleeping Lady Cafe a cornerstone of its time. From impromptu musical performances to heartfelt discussions that sparked movements, these tales capture the essence and energy of the cafe.

Reserve your copy

Own a piece of history by reserving your copy of the cookbook today and you’ll be notified when it’s available for purchase. Hard copy and electronic versions will be available.