Plant-Based
Samantha Gowing

Maldivian Love Cake

Macadamias, coconut & lime – sublime! This beauty has been upscaled to her new five-star spa home at Six Senses Laamu, in the glorious Maldives

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Restaurants
Samantha Gowing

Livi’ing my best life

Way back in April 1985 my friend and food critic Rita Erlich declared that the new Gowings Restaurant had “The air of a place about

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Christmas
Samantha Gowing

How to confit ocean trout

Ocean trout is my favourite fish. I love the flavour, texture and ease of which it cooks. So whenever I see a few shiny tails

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Covid-19
Samantha Gowing

Covid respiratory remedy

Nigella sativa to the rescue for antiviral protection & restoration for the lungs and other airway disorders may help to reduce headache, infection, inflammation, hypertension,

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Bliss Balls
Samantha Gowing

Festive Jingle Balls

These luxuriously rich and healthy balls will have you zinging all the way to Christmas Day with bells on. Start out with the nuts, some

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Australia Day
Samantha Gowing

Spiced Bliss Balls

These bite-sized balls of bliss are just-the-ticket when you want to share something savoury & sweet. The perfect vegan-friendly treat to add to your picnic

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Christmas
Samantha Gowing

Festive Hasselback Pumpkin

Festive Hasselback Pumpkin The perfect healthy Christmas table side, vegan, buttery, garlicy goodness! A plant-based recipe that Photographer Nelly le Comte and I created for

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Gluten free
Samantha Gowing

Gluten Free Christmas Cake

  This Christmas in July cake was a hit last winter and is a sure-fire winner for the festive season. I have adapted this recipe

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Recipes
Samantha Gowing

How to make lemon curd

This quick and easy recipe will have your gang begging for more. Take the time to make it by hand in a heavy based copper pot

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Christmas
Samantha Gowing

Honey Glazed BBQ Pork rack

Here’s a man-sized BBQ idea, featuring Bangalow sweet pork. Use a robust honey that will survive the intense heat from the BBQ. Be careful not

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Coral trout
Samantha Gowing

How to cook coral trout

      You know, if I had a dollar for every person that told me they were scared of cooking fish, I’d be richer

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Jamón Serrano
Samantha Gowing

Jamon Serrano entertaining plate

Here’s an easy yet super stylish way to enjoy Jamon Serrano, perfect for after-work drinks or as a weekend entertainer. Jamon Serrano reproduces the traditional

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Blog
Samantha Gowing

Vitamin G

The indigo sunrise illuminates the eastern sky heralding its imminent arrival. To the west, a loved-up, rather rowdy, koala couple are ensuring the continuation of

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Blog
Samantha Gowing

The Cortisol Connection

In the era of the quick fix and outsourcing our dilemmas to experts, perhaps it is time to embrace a little on-site repair and rebuilding

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Plant-Based
Samantha Gowing

How to make vegetable stock

  You can put almost any vegetables into a stock to create a beautiful, aromatic foundation for recipes. Onions, leeks, carrots, parsnips and celery are

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Curry
Samantha Gowing

Yellow curry of shark

Our native ingredients are exceptionally medicinal and complement our robust, innovative Australian cuisine beautifully. This recipe has been designed to incorporate local ingredients, produce and

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Recipes
Samantha Gowing

Deepak Chopra Bliss Balls

____These ultimate bliss balls come from Deepak Chopra’s secret recipe to promote a healthy digestion and purify the body – mind. They’re best kept chilled

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Miso
Samantha Gowing

Cobia with seaweed and miso butter

This lovely recipe showcases black kingfish also known as cobia, black salmon, ling, lemonfish, crabeater, prodigal son, codfish and black bonito. According to The GoodFish

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Macadamia Nuts
Samantha Gowing

Brookfarm healthy chocolate bark

  Here’s a fabulous, gluten free and easy recipe created in the Brookfarm kitchen. Ingredients: 200 grams organic dark chocolate, roughly chopped 100 grams cacao

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Black Betty Bam
Samantha Gowing

Black Betty Bam Potatoes

  Ever tried #Blackbettybam on your potatoes? You better get to it as this is delicious! Don’t forget to tag us in your #Blackbettybam creations

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Covid-19
Samantha Gowing

The Survivor – Derek Aitken

The Survivor – Derek Aitken You might be sitting­­ there swilling a well-earned post COVID lockdown Corona, watching the footy, clicking Add to Cart, doing

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Plant-Based
Samantha Gowing

How to make your own almond milk

Homemade almond milk is surprisingly easy and can be cost-effective compared to store-bought varieties. You will need a piece of muslin or cheesecloth to strain

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