This is the cake that doesn't quit sugar. It's always in full bloom and is as rich and sexy as it sounds. Nearly every visitor to my home over Easter or Christmas has had a jolly good dose of my love and now it's your turn. This gluten-free indulgence has been such a crowd pleaser and each time it gets better and better. It's the perfect treat after a long day in the surf or as a mid-afternoon pick-me-up. The cake formerly known as Persian became an instant hit so much so … [Read more...] about Byron Bay Love Cake
Can healthy food be fun? Great to chat with Dani Valent who rounded up fellow food-lovers to find the fun side of eating well for The Age, Epicure 24/9/13. Original article here. Feature Photo: Steven Stewart. Obviously, I want to be healthy. If I'm sick, how am I going to get to restaurants, sit up straight for hours and heave the dessert spoon to my mouth? But I don't believe healthy eating should be too complicated. I don't want to count anything, weigh stuff (especially myself) or … [Read more...] about The sceptic’s guide to healthy eating
This article was first published in the Byron Bay Echo, November 2008 ©2012SamanthaGowing The natural procession of organic foods swelling our national shelves has given rise to a new breed of health-hungry consumers. Gone are the peace-loving hippy associations once hyper linked with healthy food. This neutralised carbon copy offsets the once guilt-racked minds of inner urban supermarket mums as they wade through a sea of processed, nutrient enriched consumables with magical … [Read more...] about Are Organics the New Prada?
From Melbourne to Byron Bay. Samantha Gowing is rediscovering the path from paddock to plate. - Byron Shire News, NSW. By Jann Burmester Growing up around a restaurant table for all of her childhood years, it was only natural that Samantha Gowing would follow in her father's footsteps and become involved in the food business. For more than 20 years, this renowned Melbourne restaurateur has been involved in the industry owning and running some of Melbourne's finest eating establishments. When … [Read more...] about Connection between food and healing takes Sam on world journey