Recipe: Lavender Scones with Cardamom Cream

Lavender Scones with Cardamom Cream Ingredients for Lavender Scones: 2 cups self-raising flour 4 tbsp unsalted butter (or nuttelex or canola spread as substitutes) 1/4 cup sugar (1/2 tsp stevia powder as substitute) 2 tsp fresh lavender or 1 tsp dried culinary lavender, coarsely chopped 2/3 cup milk (or soy as substitute) plus extra for… Continue reading Recipe: Lavender Scones with Cardamom Cream

Recipes: Bannocks/Oat Cakes

Bannocks Ingredients: 1 ½ cups oatmeal (instant is easier to work with as its finely ground) ½ teaspoon baking soda 2 cups warm milk Pinch of salt 1 egg 1 tablespoon chopped almonds 1 tablespoon grated orange peel (I prefer tangelo for a unique twist) 2 teaspoons melted butter (bacon fat is traditionally used) for… Continue reading Recipes: Bannocks/Oat Cakes

Recipes: Cheese, Garlic and Thyme Bread

Cheese, Garlic and Thyme Bread Ingredients: 3 cups plain flour 1 tbs (2 x 12gram sachets) dried yeast 2 tsp caster sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup warm milk (soy can be used as a substitute) 2 tbs melted butter (margarine can be used as a substitute) 2 cloves crushed garlic (if you like it… Continue reading Recipes: Cheese, Garlic and Thyme Bread

Recipes: Tina’s Summer Punch

Tina’s Summer Punch Ingredients: Handful of Strawberries; Handful of Blackberries; Handful of Blueberries; A bunch of Mint with the leaves picked off; 1 lemon; and 1 litre of apple and orange juice. Method The night before you need the punch, place the juice of one lemon which has been diluted with water in an ice-cube… Continue reading Recipes: Tina’s Summer Punch

Recipes: Anastasia’s Spiral Pita

Anastasia’s Spiral Pita  Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 ½ tablespoons of medium or short grain rice 1 onion, finely diced 6-8 spring onions chopped 400g spinach, chopped OR 400g of wild greens (edible green leaves/weeds) 150g feta cheese, crumbled 125g cottage or ricotta cheese OR alternatively use more feta 1 egg 1 1/2 tablespoons dill… Continue reading Recipes: Anastasia’s Spiral Pita

Recipes: Happy Rice

Happy Rice  Ingredients: 4 large tomatoes 1 large onion 4 cloves of garlic 1 large capsicum 1 cup brown rice 2 cups water (purified is the best) 1 tsp. salt (those with a salt reduced diet can use ½ a tsp. of oregano as a substitute) 1 tsp. honey (for vegans ½ tsp. of basil… Continue reading Recipes: Happy Rice

Recipes: Summer Punch

Summer Punch Ingredients: I lemon sliced; A bunch of Mint with the leaves picked off; 1 litre of ginger beer; 1-2 passionfruit pulp; and Tea (I prefer Lady Grey for its delicate flavour ) Method: The night before you need the punch, place some cooled tea in an ice-cube tray and place in freezer to… Continue reading Recipes: Summer Punch