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DIY Craft: The Birds And The Seeds

bird feeder

DIY CRAFT – WHAT YOU NEED FOR THE BIRD FEEDER Pine cone, open Butter knife Jar of peanut butter (no palm oil) Birdseed Pie tin or shallow bowl String   WHAT YOU NEED TO DO Pour birdseed into your pie tin or bowl and put aside.   With your knife, spread the peanut butter two-thirds […]

New School Cauliflower Pizza Base

cauli pizza base

Great for gluten free and grain free, the new school cauliflower pizza base is all the go. Cauliflower pizza base – ingredients: 1 small head cauliflower 1/4 cup parmesan cheese 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1 egg   Directions: Preheat oven to 190˚C / 425˚F / Gas Mark 5. […]

Milk Bar Moments

milk bar

By Catherine Deveny I vividly remember tea in the ’70s. On most nights it was chops with two veg, sausages with two veg, rissoles with two veg, ki si ming / chop suey / chow mein (or whatever your family called the dish made from mince, a packet of chicken noodle soup, Keen’s curry powder […]

Traditional Pizza Sauce

pizza sauce

Ingredients: 4 tbsp olive oil 3 garlic cloves, peeled but left whole 400g / 14oz tinned crushed tomatoes 700g / 1.5lb tomato passata few big pinches of salt   Directions: Heat oil over low heat, pop in the garlic cloves and cook until golden. Add tinned tomatoes, passata and salt. Leave to simmer for a […]

Apple Pie Recipe: Apples Of My Eye

apple

Is there anything better in the world than warm apple pie?  One of our favourites, this apple pie recipe is a must-cook. Apply Pie Recipe: for the pastry: 300g / 10.5oz plain flour 1 tbsp caster sugar pinch of salt 225g / 8oz cold butter, cut into cubes 1/2 cup cold water 1 tsp apple […]

cookies & craft

Yummy, Soft, Pillowy Chocolate-Flecked Cookies   that are Gluten and Dairy-Free. Makes 12 cookies  2 tbsp coconut oil 1 1/2 cups almond meal 3 tbsp coconut flour  1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon pinch of salt 1/3 cup maple syrup 1 1/2 tsp vanilla paste 1 egg 125g / 4.4oz dark chocolate, chopped   Directions Preheat your oven to 200°C/ […]

The long and surprising history of the piñata

A generation ago, at birthday parties around Australia, it was custom to stuff children full of cheap lollies, and not uncommon to give them a whack now and then, so it’s little surprise that piñatas have caught on here. Also stuffed with treats and belted with a big stick, the piñata goes way beyond just […]

How to build a bean tepee

bean tepee build

Enchanted beans get a bad rap in fairytales, but the fact is you can take these lovely legumes (plus some sticks) and make yourself a magical tepee. With the alchemy of soil, sunshine and water, they can become edible garden, vertical garden, green space and homegrown hide-out all in one. INSTRUCTIONS Materials 6–10 poles (2.5–3m […]

Tortillas, tortillas, tortillas!

taco

Pulled Pork Tortillas With Radish, Rocket, Minty Yoghurt + Feta Cheese. Makes around 12–16 tortillas  For the pulled pork:  2 tbsp olive oil 1kg / 2lb 3oz pork shoulder 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 large red onion, sliced 2 tbsp sweet paprika 2 tbsp ground cumin juice of 2 oranges (about 3/4 cup) 1 1/4 cups water 1 tbsp honey […]

a chat about hi-tech undies with Kristy Chong, founder of ModiBodi

  Who is ModiBodi and how did the company come about? Modibodi is fashionable, sustainable, hi-tech, super comfortable underwear (and now swimwear) that totally replaces the need for disposable hygiene. It’s pee, period and perspiration proof as well as pregnancy prefect! We’re breaking taboos, opening minds and offering a reusable, sustainable option that’s not just for women, but for […]

On not raising jerks

raising jerks

By Zoë Foster Blake I enjoyed a simple, semi-rural upbringing in the ’80s. It was EXACTLY like Stranger Things, just with less paranormal activity, and more wheatgrass. My parent’s completely biodynamic, self-sufficient approach to food pissed me off so hard, cos it meant junk food was completely off limits, (“White death” mum screeched like a […]