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Twist and shake! How native botanicals are reinventing cocktails

By |2017-03-06T17:56:23+11:00July 16th, 2013|Categories: ethical eating, events, recipes|

A few weeks ago we held a sell-out event focussed on showing people how to grow, prepare and consume Australian native plants. Check out all the details here and here and peruse the photo album here. Maidenii co-creators Shaun Byrne and Gilles Lapalus (who make Australian vermouth) created native botanically-enriched aperitifs and drinkies to enliven [...]

Chocolate and Stout Pancakes with Cherries

By |2017-03-06T17:26:05+11:00February 7th, 2013|Categories: recipes|

Our latest book Seasonal Regional shares stories and recipes from food growers, farmers, celebrated chefs and everyday food-loving people. Chloe Wilson, one such food-loving person, has lived in regional Victoria as well as inner city Melbourne, and has a keen appreciation of local produce and supporting farmers. Chloe's early childhood memories are of running around [...]

Byron’s Hinterland Harvest – Connecting Locally (and a delish fish recipe)

By |2017-03-06T17:01:39+11:00August 19th, 2012|Categories: ethical eating, recipes|

Our trusty volunteer Samantha Wong takes us on a dining trip to one of Byron region's most delectable (and ethical) eating haunts... What’s in a name?  Quite a lot it would seem after spending an afternoon with the owners and head chef of Harvest Café & Deli in far northern New South Wales. Blessed with [...]

Lauren Burns’ Agedashi Dofu

By |2017-03-06T22:54:26+11:00June 22nd, 2012|Categories: recipes|

Yesterday we featured some cracker tips from ex-taekwondo champion Lauren Burns on how to live a healthy and happy life by making better food choices. Lauren's a big advocate of vegetarian cooking - she's been a vegetarian since she was 3 years old! Today Lauren shares one of her nourishing vegetarian recipes featured in her [...]

Mindful Eating, with Lesh Karan

By |2017-03-06T16:51:37+11:00June 4th, 2012|Categories: ethical eating, passionate people, recipes|

This week we invited The Mindful Foodie, aka Lesh Karan, to talk about living and eating, and how she does it, well, mindfully. Lesh is a freelance medical and health writer, with qualifications in pharmacy and medical science. She's also studying to be a Health Coach. We love her because whilst she has a background [...]

Make your own potato chips

By |2017-03-06T16:48:45+11:00June 4th, 2012|Categories: ethical eating, recipes|

Who doesn't like potato chips? I mean really. Chips are the ultimate 'sitting-on-the-couch-watching-re-runs-of-Seinfeld' snack. And they're always whipped out at parties - kids' and adults' alike. We talk a lot about how food origins, miles and packaging can greatly contribute to our personal eco-footprint. How do these sentences relate? Here's how: Image via Choice [...]

Craig Christie’s Cheese Soufflé

By |2017-03-06T23:22:21+11:00June 1st, 2012|Categories: ethical eating, recipes|

Craig Christie feeds his family of four for just $60 a week. He's written and composed a number of successful musical theatre shows that have been performed in Australia and around the world, but like many people who work in creative industries, he has often had to live off the smell of an oily rag. [...]

Interview + Recipe with One Small Kitchen’s Sam Proudley

By |2017-03-06T23:12:44+11:00May 31st, 2012|Categories: passionate people, recipes|

We LOVE finding people who love food. Even better when they love food AND the environment. So we were positively thrilled to come across Sam Proudley and her blog One Small Kitchen. One Small Kitchen is a collection of simple, real food recipes put together by Sam to celebrate her love of food and her [...]

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