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March 16, 2018

Vegan hot cross buns

Making homemade hot cross buns is one of my favourite Easter traditions. Lately I have been trying a vegan version of this old classic.

Hot cross buns take a while to make but there are lots of rewards. The process helps you to slow down and enjoy the holiday moment and later on you get to enjoy the delicious aroma of baking buns. And then there’s the eating!

Makes about 24 buns

For t...

September 15, 2017

Quick and easy muffins that can be adapted according to whatever fruit (fresh dried or frozen) that you have to hand. 

This recipe makes 24 mini muffins.

INGREDIENTS 

1 cup milk (or non-dairy alternative)

1 egg, beaten (or 1 tbsp of flax seeds and 3 tbsp aquafaba)

1-½ cups chopped fresh fruit or ¾ cup of dried or frozen fruit

2 cups of flour (or a gluten free self-raising flour mix)

4 tsp baking powder

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July 11, 2017

A new twist on a scrumptiously classic dessert. 

INGREDIENTS

2 cups Chantal Organic Jumbo Rolled Oats

Peach, plum and apple crumble 

3 cups chopped fresh peach, plum and apple

1 tbsp Chantal Organic Rice Syrup

2 tbsp lemon juice 

¼ cup Rice Syrup

100g dairy-free butter

2 cups Chantal Organic Jumbo Rolled Oats

¼ cup Rice Syrup

½ cup Chantal Organic Wholemeal Flour

½ cup desiccated coconut

1 tsp Chantal Organic Cinn...

February 16, 2017

Fig trees ficus carica have an ancient and exotic history and were first bought to New Zealand by early european settlers.

They not cheap to buy – but if you are lucky enough to have access to a decent sized tree they can be very abundant when in season.

Figs are best picked when soft and fully ripe. It follows that they don't keep for long. Depending on the variety and climate, figs might be rea...

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