Le Cordon Bleu Master, Chef Samantha Gowing

Tag Archives of : Coconut

12Aug
2015
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Rockin’ Women Wednesdays – Sarah Holloway

If only I had a Polaroid snapshot of my life in a kimono aged 19! Back in those days I used to shuffle around the wonderful Minami Japanese Restaurant in the swanky Melbourne suburb of South Yarra. Resplendent in traditional silk robes and the clickety-clack of geta on my feet, I would host tables and share the swish-swish […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]