Le Cordon Bleu Master, Chef Samantha Gowing

Tag Archives of : Antioxidants

18Jun
2019
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Kelp is on its way

First published 6/10/2011 updated 18/6/2019 Seaweed has long been an essential part of the Japanese diet and noted for its healing properties in the East since 3000 BC, now modern cuisine has begun to embrace mineral rich marine algae with abundance.  Seaweed, also known as sea vegetables, are predominantly edible with varieties that include wrack, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]