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Raspberry Flax Cakes

What do you do when your heart calls for cake, but your body demurs? If what you need is a strapping substitute that is meekly sweet, but still satisfying, skip straight to the recipe at the bottom. This is an easily switchable, muddle and mix bake that may be the answer to your prayers. This […]

Blueberry, Oat and Chia Smoothies

Blueberry, Oat and Chia Smoothies

What do you make when you don’t feel like cooking? This is a serious question. It’s a question that inspired a hot bed of discussion on Food52 when it was first posed – and even led to a follow up episode of their podcast Burnt Toast. If what you need is an instant – fix, […]

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Switchable Savoury Loaf

I should eat more vegetables. I should be more flexible. I should spend more time whimsically painting with my toddler, then file my mail like an adult and sew up the diminutive holes where moths have feasted on my favourite shirt. I should spend less time falling down google-holes about whatever happened to the cast […]

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Potato Coins with Ketchup Salt – The Martian

The Film: The Dish: The Reason: “In the face of overwhelming odds, I’m left with only one option, I’m gonna have to science the shit out of this.” so says Mark Watney (Matt Damon), as he tries to unearth a way to feed himself over 800 odd sols on Mars until a mission can retrieve […]

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Seed and Water Crackers – Mad Max Fury Road

  The Dish: The Reason: In the post apocalyptic future of George Miller’s Fury Road, two things are particularly prized; seeds and water. You may not possess the bravery of Furiosa (Charlize Theron), or the anguish of Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy) but if you can salvage enough seeds and a cup of water, you can […]