Le Cordon Bleu Master, Chef Samantha Gowing

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14Apr
2017
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Chocolate Frangipane Tart

With Bluesfest in town this festive almond based flan is just the ticket. A celebration cake not for everyday dining yet will be a sure fire hit for any special occasion. Rich in protein and a little too much sugar – even though I have modified it – so be careful if you have a hot electric […]

13Jul
2016
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Sustainable Seafood

Here’s a handy list of sustainable fish and seafood for Australian waters. Choose wisely and choose well. Snapper is very prominent in our local waters near Byron Bay, as are Tweed Heads’ prawns, so it’s a good idea to check with your local supplier or fishmonger what is happening near your home. Buyer beware: Blue-fin Tuna […]

01Apr
2016
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Seared sesame salmon, soba noodle salad with a ginger, wasabi dressing

When I was a 19 year old whippersnapper, I studied Japanese language and managed a Japanese Restaurant in Melbourne. I wore a traditional kimono everyday – can you imagine  – and learned  the tricks of the trade from my hilarious, sake infused Japanese colleagues. 2 x 120 gram salmon fillets 1 teaspoon macadamia oil for coating 1 […]

08Mar
2015
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Feeling Hot Hot Hot – Sammy’s Red Hot Chilli Jam

Want to speed up your metabolism so you burn more fat? Eating chilli is a well known tactic in the fight against unwanted body fat and a spoon or two of killer chill jam is just the ticket to boost your digestive fire. All hot chillies contain capsaicinoids, natural substances that produce a burning sensation. This […]

06Jul
2014
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Very berry tartlet – Berry Manilow

This recipe was originally created for one of our famous Easter Bluesfest birthday parties. But it’s not just for Easter, it’s a great Paleo desert anytime of the year. Enjoy. For the base 1 cup almonds 1 cup macadamia nuts ½ cup currants ½ cup Medjool dates, pitted 2 tablespoons raw cacao ½ cup cacao […]

01May
2014
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Rockin’ Women Wednesdays – Clare Bowditch

Now me and Clare Bowditch go back a long way – as do most of the rockin’ women posted here. According to CB, I am the “original health coach”. She should know ‘cos she came to me as a patient way back in 2002 for nutritional support. She then wrote the following blessing – the introduction […]

24Jan
2014
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Gowings Peppermint Slice

At the time of writing this post early 2014, I was becoming more and more intrigued by the Paleo way of life. The more I read, the more it maked sense, especially from an unprocessed, wholefoods point of view. Essentially it’s about minimising your grain intake and upping the ante on premium organic meat and enjoying […]

22Jan
2014
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Citrus Polenta Pancakes

Corn is the most prolific grain in America and is used from petrol pumps (ethanol) to party pies. Native to Central America, corn was barely used until the end of the 15th century when it would become the most utilised crop on the planet to this day. Here’s a little piece from my book The […]

24Nov
2013
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The Little Red Book That Could

After a whirlwind book tour that took us to Bali, Melbourne (twice!) onto Sydney and home to Byron, “The little red book that could” has been well received across land and sea. Here’s a few snaps and snippets of local media, radio and the Byron Bay book launch at St. Elmo last week.  Stock up […]

19Nov
2013
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Superfood Cacao Paleo Smoothie

I can’t take all the credit for this little ripper ‘cos my super smooth chef Jasmine (a.k.a. Jazzy Pops) did all the work, but she insisted I call it this so here it is. We have one of these every morning to break the Paleo Intermittent Fasting 16 hour fast. It’s packed full of everything a […]

05Nov
2013
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The Princess and the Pauper

As it’s Melbourne Cup day in Australia, I thought I’d trot this wonderful story out to my readers whom may not know this lovely tale. The Day before the running of the 1985 Melbourne Cup we were at Gowings Restaurant. The torrential rain began around lunchtime and continued throughout the night. With every downpour, came […]

18Sep
2013
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Australia’s leading spa chef hangs up her apron to find Whole Happiness™

Media Release: September 2013 Australia’s leading spa chef Samantha Gowing has worked for the past 15 years with people all over the world on improving their health and wellbeing. This year Samantha is thrilled to launch her first book ‘The Healing Feeling’, it represents her life work and passion for spreading the health and wellness word in a […]

04Sep
2013
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Green Superfood Smoothie

Everyone seems to love a green smoothie these days. Years ago all we had was a banana vibe but now it’s supergreen kale to the rescue and anything else you can get your hands on. This recipe has been formally published in the brand spanking new Byron Bay Cookbook launched this week. The gorgeous pic is […]

19Jul
2013
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Choko Chanel

In all honesty, some of the best ingredients I’ve ever found are right on my doorstep – take the local produce offerings nestling in the Honesty Boxes of the Northern Rivers for example. Here they are, just crying out for a home and hopefully, a tasty recipe to showcase their loyalty to the season. So […]

20May
2013
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How to make cashew cheese

Ever wondered how the food at raw food cafes tastes so good? On most occasions it is due to a high volume of raw cashews. These kidney shaped nuts grow at the end of the cashew apple and their rich creamy texture when processed creates the perfect texture for the sweet and healthier alternatives  that raw […]

30Apr
2013
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Gowings raw cauliflower couscous with macadamia nuts and cranberries

Here’s a favourite spring salad that’s so quick and easy and full of liver friendly cauliflower, with a hint of sweetness form cranberries and a kiss of mint. Raw cauliflower couscous with macadamia nuts and cranberries 1/2 head cauliflower, roughly chopped 1 cup macadamia nuts ½ cup parsley, finely chopped ½ cup mint, finely chopped […]

14Apr
2013
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First Aid Foods

Bugger. I’ve got the lergy. Although it’s not a completely debilitating one, it’s enough to keep me out of the kitchen – ‘cos nobody wants to see a sick chef – especially in a health retreat. So I’ve been tucked up in bed for a few days, just crawling out to absorb some vitamin D […]

08Apr
2013
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Exclusive Raw and Paleo Masterclass – April 27th Melbourne

Just pulled this one out from my hat as the planets have aligned to bring me to Melbourne at the end of the month so there’s never been a better time to host an exclusive masterclass in two of the most talked about diets to date – Raw Food and Paleo. I’ll be sharing my knowledge of both […]

06Apr
2013
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More Heathtalks Quinoa

Since it’s quinoa week on Healthtalks TV here’s another recipe that Jess and I have thrown together for you. Click the image below to watch A quick and healthy alkalising quinoa recipe 1 cup cooked white quinoa 3 fresh shitake, finely sliced 2 stalks celery, finely sliced 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1 tablespoon Brookfarm macadamia nut […]

02Apr
2013
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Healthtalks – Quinoa, pea, sesame and shiso salad

In today’s episode of Healthtalks TV Mel and I get green and seedy with quinoa. You can read the full quinoa story here and watch the clip by clicking the image below. _____________ Botanically, quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) is derived from the Chenopodium or goosefoot family – as is spinach, chard and beets.  It is native to […]

27Mar
2013
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Rockin’ Women Wednesdays – Jacqui Wilson

Meet our mate Jacqui Wilson. A very funny lady with a BA degree in PR to boot. She has clocked up about eight year’s experience in music and entertainment publicity, artist management, and corporate PR. During this time she has worked on a variety of projects from major artist album releases and tours and national […]

19Mar
2013
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Turkey San Choi Bao, quinoa, zucchini, avocado terrine

I reckon that turkey is one of the underestimated sources of protein packed, lean meat. I’ve always loved Christmas for the big bird feast, so when I met Ewart and Suzanne Sylvester from the Darling Downs, owners of Green Ag Turkey at a trade show a while back, I was instantly smitten with their product and hired […]

09Mar
2013
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Best Spa Food

A stay at this boutique, ocean-side, health-spa retreat is almost worth it for the cuisine alone: who knew food could be so seriously delicious and healthy? In today’s Age and Sydney Morning Herald my Surf Spa Food was chosen as Australia’s best Spa Food destination. Food Cabarita Ocean Health Retreat, NSW A stay at this boutique, ocean-side, health-spa […]

06Mar
2013
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Rockin’ Women Wednesdays – Amanthi Lynch

Now you’ve gotta love a gal who also loves to bake bits ‘n’ bobs as well as rock out a tune or two as part of the band Skipping Girl Vinegar. Not only does the gorgeous Amanthi Lynch posses enviable qualities that make her a prime candidate for RWW but get this…drumroll … she can […]

27Feb
2013
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Rockin’ Women Wednesdays – Carmen Smith

The Mischief Maker Dishing up the Healing Feeling for Rockin’ Women Wednesdays  today is Carmen Smith – a self proclaimed “freckle faced, red haired mischief maker who sings her little heart out” who has been an underground force in the music industry for some time. Now we love a good mischief maker at Food Health […]

13Feb
2013
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Rockin’ Women Wednesdays – Tracy Kingman

From little things big things grow – so Paul Kelly tells us – and it sure is true when it comes to my little friend Tracy Kingman (TK) who was a whippersnapper of a thang when we met. I was 16 and she’s a good deal younger. Over our very long friendship we have had […]

06Feb
2013
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Rockin’ Women Wednesdays – Kerri Simpson

The best thing about putting Rockin’ Women Wednesdays together is that I get to hook up with my mates who I haven’t touched base with in yonks. Meet Kerri Simpson, one of Australia’s original rock chicks with a heart as big as the moon. I love ‘Simpsoni’ – she’s the real deal with a dry wit […]

27Jan
2013
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Rockin’ Women Wednesdays

Once upon a time before I became an organic chef and devotee to all things healthy, I was the licensee of the historic Grace Darling Hotel, on Smith Street in the gritty, inner city Melbourne suburb of Collingwood from 1990-1998. My brother Chris and I owned and operated the famous old bluestone pub. We proudly […]

26Jan
2013
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Baker’s Delight

We all know how delicious those superfoods can be especially when cacao and chia meet, marry and have baby muffins with a whole bunch of other stuff. Now if you’re of the gluten free variety and ditching the spelt, wheat and other rising stars then chances are you might be sprinkling a few pinches of […]

22Jan
2013
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The Accidental Smoothie – Healthtalks TV

A funny thing happened on the way to the market to make this smoothie for today’s Healthtalks TV epsidsode…. Ok, so it’s not that funny. In fact, it was quite frightening. I’d just had a cuppa with my buddy Carram, Byron Bay’s best Personal Trainer, then popped into the Green Garage – a cavernous gourmet joint […]

18Dec
2012
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Healthtalks Totes Amazeballs

Here’s our final segment for 2012 and what a hoot it is! We had a cracker of a time shooting season two of HeathtalksTV in Melbourne this month. Graciously hosted by organically minded friends (whom I have known since my Collingwood days) Walter and Dorota Trupp from Trupp Cooking School who let us use their fab […]

04Dec
2012
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What the experts really eat – Healthtalks

At Healthtalks TV we dish you up the naked truth on all things raw, skinny, good fats and bad. It’s the only online TV show where you’ll get the ins and outs on all that’s well and truly. Checkout the final episode for our pilot season – it’s an absolute cracker!

13Nov
2012
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Heathtalks TV Ep. 6 – Outing the Sprout

In this week’s episode of Healthtalks TV, I’m rocking an awesome Brussels sprout salad just in time for a post Spring Carnival cleanse. These mini cabbages are jam-packed full of sulphurous compounds which help to cleanse the liver and purify the blood. If you hated Brussels sprouts as a kid because your mother over cooked […]

08Nov
2012
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Raw zucchini noodle salad of sea vegetables, nuts and seeds

This living salad is one of the highlights of my Surf Spa Food menu. Best to buy activated nuts and seeds for this if you don’t have a dehydrator to do it yourself. In this episode of HealthtalksTVs Nat Kringoudis and I talk about the healing properties of sea vegetables. Here’s a excerpt from my book The Healing Feeling […]

05Nov
2012
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Byron Bay Superfood Bliss Balls

These little beauties are the ultimate bliss ball packed full of superfoods, most of which come from our friends at Maretai. I love this company because they work in close relationship with local farmers and producers in Mexico, so they’re are able to supply wild crafted products at a competitive price while supporting the sustainable growth […]

23Oct
2012
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Healthtalks TV – The Beauty of the Beets

We had an absolute ball shooting this episode of Healthtalks TV in Melbourne.  This uplifting recipe is inspired by a Middle Eastern version from Dani Valent’s Thermomix book called In the Mix that you can buy here. Beetroot, pepita, rosewater and pomegranate salad   Serves 8 *Please note, this recipe works best if you use a Thermomix […]

22Sep
2012
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Lymphatic Tisane

A tisane is a herbal infusion usually consisting of leaves and flowers, steeped for a few minutes so as to release the essential oils. I have created this fragrant, subtle blend of lymphagogues, to help clear my lymphatic system after enjoying Naked Treaties‘ energising spring liquid cleanse of juices, smoothies and vegetable broths. I have noticed […]

03Sep
2012
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Raw Brussels sprouts slaw with prune dressing

I’ve been in Melbourne over the weekend teaching my Organic Superfoods Masterclass and shooting an amazing new wellness project for TV with my good friend Nat Kringoudis (gorgeous in gold) and two new BFFs, Jess Ainscough (in red) and Melissa Ambrosini (next to me). The show is called HealthTALKS and I invite you all to like our Facebook page […]

23Aug
2012
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Superfoods Masterclass Sept. 1st

There’s a couple of seats left for next weekend’s Melbourne Masterclass. This is the last Melbourne class for the year. Can you come? Hope so, here’s the details. __________________________ Organic Superfoods Masterclass NEXT CLASS: 1st September  2012 12pm HURRY! LIMITED AVAILABILITY $250 inclusive of HANDS ON class, lunch and nutrition handbook Register or call 0411 852 […]

07Aug
2012
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Raw pecan cacao brownies

Who would have ever believed that something so healthy could taste so damn fine?! I guarantee that you will just love these sweet rich treats. But go easy, one a day is more than enough! 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted 2 cups pecans 2½ cups Medjool dates, pitted 1 cup raw cacao 1 cup activated […]

21May
2012
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FODMAP friendly cacao, coconut and banana muffins

FODMAPs are Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols – a collection of molecules found in food that are poorly absorbed by some digestive systems. which in turn may present with Irritable Bowel Syndrome like symptoms including abdominal pain and bloating. The usual food suspects are most dried fruit, onions, garlic, artichokes, asparagus, honey – and […]

10Mar
2012
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Figs with coconut yoghurt

4 fresh ripe figs, trimmed and cut into quarters 2 tablespoons coconut yoghurt Cut figs and serve alongside coconut yoghurt I am forever devising concoctions that are dairy free for my readers who are dreaming of that cheesy feeling. So if there’s no cow or sheep’s milk yoghurt for breakfast, his means that necessity and consumer […]

18Feb
2012
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Coconut Paleo Cake

 This tropical celebration cake is entirely gluten free and comprising of coconut flour for the starch, this is the healthiest guilt free cake I have ever made and perfect if you are avoiding processed grains and flours. You can even grind your own coconut in a Thermomix if you have one. 50 grams/½ cup goji […]

25Jan
2012
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Australia Blaze

                    Australia Day strikes a bittersweet note on our calendar signalling the end of long summer holidays and heralding the return to work and school. Many Aussies honour the landing of white man onto this great southern land, while others prefer to label it Invasion Day. […]

17Jan
2012
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The Power of the Pav

Australia Day strikes a bittersweet note on our calendar signalling the end of long summer holidays and heralding the return to work and school. Many Aussies honour the landing of white man onto this great southern land while others prefer to label it Invasion Day, not to mention the New Zealand versus Australia for the ownership […]

23Dec
2011
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Rockin’ Road

There’s a huge swell mounting off the coast here in Byron Bay, with waves of up to 4.5 metres predicted for Christmas Day due to the remnants of tropical cyclone Fina meeting the low that might swing up from the Great Australian Bight. So here’s another great Australian bite – not traditional, but certainly a ripper […]

03Dec
2011
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Sticky Black Rice Pudding

Thanks to our Balinese Cosmic Sister Janet DeNeefe from Casa Luna Cooking School and her Honeymoon Guesthouse  for the recipe. This highly nutritious,  famous pudding is mainly eaten in Indonesia as an afternoon snack. It’s great topped with fresh fruit, toasted coconut and, of course, a liberal amount of coconut milk. Next time you’re in Bali, head up […]

27Nov
2011
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Quinoa, minted pea and truffle salad

This tasty summer salad is a sure-fire winner this Christmas and would even be great as the turkey stuffing, perhaps with a bit of orange zest and juice. Give it a test run at your next BBQ with some Bangalow pork belly, seared kingfish or spicy chicken. I’ve used truffle oil which gives it such a festive […]

01Nov
2011
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The Princess and the Pauper

As it’s Melbourne Cup day in Australia, I thought I’d re-post a traditional racing recipe that is all about celebration and not so healthy. There’s still time to make these snappy little sangas – recipe below –  before you head out to the track. Before you go racing to the market, I want to trot […]

26Oct
2011
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Open Sesame!

These rootin’, tootin’ gluten free numbers are just the ticket when you feel like a cheesy snack ‘cos they taste just like those commercial bickies you get from the shops! I’ve  altered Jody Vassallo‘s recipe from her great book “Wheat and gluten free”. Allow the dough to rest a little as it will help the […]

06Oct
2011
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Kelp is on its way

In 2010 I was lucky enough to train with Paul Pitchford, author of Healing with Whole Foods who declares that sea vegetables and seaweeds are the highest plant source of minerals. Minerals in seaweeds (and any plant) are much more easily assimilated than minerals in supplements, which are often from non-living sources. By rotating various seaweeds through […]

03Oct
2011
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Fly Ly

When I was growing up, bean sprouts were the only Asian ingredient you could get and you could tell a good fried rice by the peas! Since moving to Byron Bay, it’s the flavours of Melbourne’s Chinatown and Victoria Street that I miss the most as the local offerings just don’t stand up. Sometimes you […]

30Sep
2011
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Basil, Lemon & Olive Gremolata

This is my variation of a classic Milanese gremolata; a chopped herb condiment originating in Milan, which always includes grated lemon peel.  Many recipes include parsley, mint and garlic.  It’s great with most things especially lightly seared kingfish, bream or gold band snapper, and not too shabby with a well brought up roast chook. Good as […]

23Sep
2011
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Beauty and the beets

Just knocked their socks off at our trial week for the new retreat. This little charmer proved to be the best friend to the sensational organic sirloin from Jack Spratt’s butcher in Tweed Heads. Do yourself a flavour this weekend and whip it up. Perfect with fish, chicken or red meat and even better with […]

14Sep
2011
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Chia up muffins

We made our own almond meal today in the whiz bang Thermomix – love that bit – and you can do it in your food processor too. It’s much cheaper and fresher than buying store bought stuff. You can substitute apricots for any dried fruit, just watch out for the sweet factor. Apricot, almond and chia […]

27Aug
2011
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Prawns with turmeric aioli

You know passionfruit, turmeric and eggs are not normally ingredients who play together, however turmeric and passionfruit are kinda yellow so I reckoned they’d blend up well with a few egg yolks and make a cracker of an accompaniment to a handful of local grilled prawns. Passionfruit, an obvious aphrodisiac, also has powerful healing properties […]

04Aug
2011
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Ume-sho-kuzu

Ume-sho-kuzu is one of the most widely prescribed Japanese macrobiotic home remedies. It is made from kuzu, umeboshi, a pickled sour plum and shoyu. Kuzu is the root of a Japanese plant like arrowroot, which grows wild in mountainous regions. This tonic helps to strengthen the blood, improve circulation, restore energy and promote good digestion. Great […]

28Jul
2011
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The Beauty of the Beets

The peach blossom is blooming heralding the approach of spring here in the Northern Rivers. This means that the root vegetables of winter will not be as full bodied shortly, so best get onto those beets you’ve been waiting to pickle asap! They’ll be ready in a few weeks if you do them now and are […]

21Jul
2011
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Hail Kale

The King of all things green and a mighty member of the Brassicaceae family (cabbage, Brussels sprouts, broccoli and cauliflower), kale is possibly the oldest known of them all. Preferring a cool climate, it grows well by the sea and is closely related to the collards, which have much straighter, smoother leaves. Kale is renowned for […]

15Jul
2011
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Beet leaves and buckwheat noodles

Happily inspired by Nigella’s recipe from her important book, “How to Eat”, I have reworked it a little, but you can use parsley instead of sprouts if you like. I am so thrilled to find her writing healthier recipes amongst her lushness of lashings of butter. I’ve been celebrating beets for years, especially the stems […]

14Jul
2011
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Parsnip, pear, pecans & pomegranate

Put the 4 P’s into a winter warming salad this season for a sweet, nutty and nourishing accompaniment to any slow cooking, braise or roast. Also good with baked fish or just on its own as a light lunch. Crumble some fetta, blue or goats’ cheese through it if that’s your thing. 4 parsnips, scraped and cut […]

10Jul
2011
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From the Archives

Hello to my Bitter Sweet Sour subscribers. I want you all to be the first to know that I’ve just relaunched www.samanthagowing.com and now you can read a raft of articles, reviews and recipes that I’ve been archiving for the past few days – you probably noticed a few random post notifications that accidentally landed in your […]

07Jul
2011
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Katie’s Apple Cider Slaw

1 cup white and red cabbage, shredded very finely 1 cup orange and purple (if avail) carrot, finely cut into strips with a vegie peeler 1 cup radish, spliced paper-thin (best to use a mandolin if you have one) 2 large salad onions, sliced super thinly Dressing 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1/3 cup red […]

23Jun
2011
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Cauliflower, cashew and cumin crunch

This crunchy winter warming bake is quick and easy and can be put together very quickly with existing pantry items. Substitute cashews for almonds if preferred. You can also dry bake with no oil at all if using baking paper – I guarantee you will be pleasantly surprised with the flavour! Alternatively, you could add a […]

13Jun
2011
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Mackerel Escabeche

This quick and easy fish dish is a highlight of many a cooking class. Simple to prepare and usually requires just a quick visit to your favourite fishmonger. Best with an oily white fish such as spotted or Spanish mackerel. Can be served warm or cold, as an appetiser, entree or mixed through a warm […]

24May
2011
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Sri Lankan muesli

This comes from the sub-continental paradise of Sri Lanka where I tailor made a range of menus and wellness programs for Kahanda Kanda in Galle. KK offers deliciously healthy food including Cleansing, Alkalising and Macrobiotic menus. All incorporate elements of traditional and contemporary nutritional medicine, combined with local and seasonal produce. This muesli is wheat free, not gluten free and showcases the […]

12May
2011
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Laughing buddha lunch

Aduki bean with black jasmine rice, red slaw and crunchy pepitas This colourful, crunchy combo will help to dry out any damp conditions such as excess mucous, phlegm and digestive stuff! The cabbage helps to cleanse the liver and the black rice will support the kidney Qi. Great for acute coughs and head colds. The […]

08May
2011
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Fig, pistachio & ginger muffins

Just stepped out of the Byron Bay surf in time to create this rich and slightly creamy muffin recipe just in time for Mothers’ Day. It’s not too late to whip up a batch if you’ve already got the ingredients in your gluten free pantry. Figs are believed to have been Cleopatra’s favourite fruit and possess powerful […]

27Apr
2011
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Wheat grass Beetini

This nutritious tonic has cleansing and rejuvenating properties.  The medicinal use of grasses and chlorophyll date back to the Bible and have been used widely ever since. Grass poultices have been used for their cooling properties to treat inflammation, burns, itchiness and eyestrain.  Nutritionally, wheat grass possesses high protein levels similar to most meats, and also […]

07Apr
2011
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The Ultimate Organic Masterclass

This is the quintessential organic cooking class for anybody who is serious about healthy food choices. The knowledge you walk away with will give you the edge and the power to start effecting positive change in your health with organic whole foods. Learn the latest facts about fats, figures and a whole lot of wholefood fun with […]

28Mar
2011
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Salad of smoked trout with quinoa

This recipe was originally created for a segment on What’s Up Down Under TV with Frankie J Holden, which you can watch here. The shoot was at Hastings Point, about 25 minutes north of Byron Bay on a very windy weekend morning. Frankie J was just hilarious and we had a ball together! I’ve swapped […]

05Mar
2011
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Red quinoa breakfast with goji & macadamias

This recipe is one of our most popular and originally featured in Sarah Wilson’s Tuesday’s Eats 1 cup red quinoa, rinsed 2 cups water 1⁄4 cup macadamia nuts, roughly chopped 1⁄4 cup goji berries 1 vanilla pod, split and seeds scraped 2 teaspoon chia seeds 1 teaspoon ground ginger Pinch cinnamon ½ lime juice only […]

18Feb
2011
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Spicy Coconut Fishcakes

1/2 red capsicum 1cm piece fresh ginger, grated 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 long red chilli ½  bunch coriander 2 limes, juice and zest 3 tablespoons of sweet chilli sauce 6 spring onions, chopped 500 grams white fish, minced 100 ml coconut cream 1 egg Pinch salt Coconut oil for gently frying       […]

04Jan
2011
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Soba So Good

This is the kind of dish you can throw together when there’s nothing in the fridge, especially if you’ve been travelling and take away is just not an option. Providing you have a few Japanese staples kicking around the pantry, you’ll have a quick, nutritious and gluten free fix in no time. 125 grams (½ […]

05Jul
2008
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Gowings Turmeric Tonic

This special tonic is the perfect pick-me-up to keep your immunity in tiptop shape before a cold or flu unfolds. Its rich golden yellow hue comes from beta-carotene. Inspired by the great Jamu kunyit at Bali Janet’s Casa Luna, this is my version with the fresh stuff created for the cooking school in 2005. Like its […]