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Back to school, Life as a Townie…

We had a wonderful, beautiful summer out in the countryside. The children ran feral and my in laws grew the most abundant  garden! We hosted wwoofers and had lots of amazing guests! The best summer project was the Potato puppet movie we did with our friend Jamie shannon. [youtube][/youtube] We have moved AGAIN. To town […]


I guess part of me is still in Tobago. I’ve been cooking Caribbean food, mostly homemade roti, mild curries and rice. I have a few books about Rastafarianism and I was thinking about their diet and the similarities between it and macrobiotics… The Rastafarians believe that they are what they eat. They shun additives, preservatives and processed […]

Salad Dressings

Raspberry Mustard Dressing 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tbsp Unsweetened raspberry jam 11/2 tbsp dijon mustard 1 tbsp sesame seeds or 1/2 tsp toasted sesame oil (a little splash of maple syrup can be added) Blend all ingredients until smooth and creamy keep in the fridge Miso dressing […]

Seitan and Quinoa

I’m not talking about demons and quaint villages of Ireland ! This is  about wheat meat and an amazing grain! Quinoa -1 cup quinoa -2 cups water -pinch of sea salt wash quinoa really well, put in a pot with the water and bring to a boil. Add a pinch of sea salt and place […]