Product Reviews · Sanitarium Range

Product Review: Sanitarium Bacon Style Rashers

We love our Sanitarium Bacon Style Rashers. They are incredibly versatile and easy to get, too! I buy ours from Woolworths online and get them delivered with our weekly groceries. Great source of protein, high in iron, zinc and vitamin B12 but also high in sodium, too (unfortunately). Ingredients: Water, vegetable protein (15%) (soy protein,… Continue reading Product Review: Sanitarium Bacon Style Rashers

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Linda McCartney’s Vegetarian Sausages (New Recipe)

The new recipe Linda McCartney’s Vegetarian Sausages new recipe are vegan friendly and made from rehydrated textured soya protein. The company recently changed their recipe by adding soy and palm oil and reducing sugar and sodium. Most people want the old style sausages back. There is even a petition for it which I have signed.… Continue reading Linda McCartney’s Vegetarian Sausages (New Recipe)

Ingredients

Ingredient Profile: Purslane or Green Purslane

Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) comes from Portulaceae family and has many names like green purslane, pigweed, portulaca, kitchen-garden purslane, poor man’s spinach and munyeroo (Aboriginal term). Purslane is considered as a weed by many farmers. However, it is an edible succulent with a chewy texture and a mild, slightly lemony taste. Depending on the variety, the… Continue reading Ingredient Profile: Purslane or Green Purslane

All Recipes · Appetizer/Starter · Deli

Haydari (Turkish Yoghurt Dip)

Haydari is a Turkish yoghurt meze. Herbed and spiced yoghurt, so to speak. There is another variety of it which uses both yoghurt and feta cheese. The recipe below uses yoghurt only. But, I know how to make cheesy one, too. So, I will publish that one as well as soon as I have the… Continue reading Haydari (Turkish Yoghurt Dip)

Gardein Range · Product Reviews

Gardein Mini Crispy Crabless Cakes

I don’t know if Gardein Mini Crispy Crabless Cakes taste like the real crab cakes but they are so tasty. At the moment, The Cruelty Free Shop and Taste Organic carry them along with other products from Gardein. I'd say they are cheaper at Taste Organic. Gardein Mini Crispy Crabless Cakes Ingredients: Water Textured wheat… Continue reading Gardein Mini Crispy Crabless Cakes

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Ingredient Profile: Avocados

Avocados have a long history and the diets of the Incas and Aztecs in the 16th century. In fact, traces of avocados have been found in excavations in Mexico that date way back to 7000 BC. It is said that avocado was once called ‘the alligator pear'. Perhaps it is because of its crocodile-like skin… Continue reading Ingredient Profile: Avocados

All Recipes · Soups

Yoghurt Soup with Rice or Yayla Çorbası

This morning my husband woke up with quite a bit of muscle ache. He felt the first signs of whatever he’s got yesterday while we were at Art Gallery of New South Wales for Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibition. After we got home, we had another plan for the day: supporting a friend of… Continue reading Yoghurt Soup with Rice or Yayla Çorbası

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Ingredient Profile: Broccoli

Ingredient Profile: Broccoli Broccoli –botanical name is Brassica oleracea cv.italica—comes from the highly nutritious Brassica family and considered to be a cruciferous vegetable. Brassica family also includes Brussels sprouts, cabbage, spinach and chard. Origin Broccoli is originated from Italy more than 2000 years ago. From there, it spread throughout Europe and was introduced to the… Continue reading Ingredient Profile: Broccoli

All Recipes · Lunch

Ajoy Joshi’s Moong Dal with Tadka Tempering

Nilgiri’s has always been one of my favourite Indian restaurants in Sydney. For me, it’s an education, an institution of fine Indian cuisine. This may sound like Nilgiri’s is closing its doors but they are just moving to a new location. Change is good; it freshens things up. So we are excited about the new… Continue reading Ajoy Joshi’s Moong Dal with Tadka Tempering