What is Permaculture?

Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles centered around mimicking or directly utilising the patterns and features observed in natural ecosystems. The term permaculture was developed and created by David Holmgren and his professor, Bill Mollison, in 1978. The word permaculture was originally referred to as “permanent agriculture”, but was expanded to stand also for “permanent culture”, […]


Pumpkin or Squash?!

CLASSIC PUMPKIN SOUP – FAST & EASY Especially in winter, there’s nothing better than dunking crusty bread into a big bowl of creamy pumpkin soup (but with no cream in it!). The way I make it, it’s darn tasty and just 4 steps – a bit of chopping, plop 5 ingredients into a pot, simmer […]


Carrot cake paleo

As far back as I can remember, my mother has asked for a carrot cake for her birthday. This past year, we surprised her with a grain-free version, which was a huge hit. After sharing this recipe on our website, we received feedback from many followers that this was not only a great grain-free substitute, […]

Spinach and Ricotta Gnocchi

 From Lettercollum Kitchen Project   The secret to success in cooking these gnocchi is the temperature of the water in which the dumplings are cooked. A rolling boil will disintegrate these delicate little dumplings so bring a pot of water to the boil then turn to the lowest simmer before slipping them in. 250g ricotta, 2 […]

Worlds most elegant Pasta Jamie Oliver

WORLD’S MOST ELEGANT WINTER PASTA   main courses | serves 4–6 You don’t want to use a lovely nectar like new season’s olive oil for basic cooking,” says Jamie. “But it’s great for finishing things like salads, soups, pasta dishes and steaks. In this dish, it’s important to use really good oil. If you can’t […]

Perfect Baked Squash Falafel

This recipe is an adapation from The Extra Virgin Kitchen … Definately worth investing in an icecream scoop! Roast squash or if you want to use carrots and beets that works perfectly as well. ( 1kg) 250g of Gram flour/ chickpea flour Chop or process  3 garlic cloves, zest and juice of lemon 3 tablespoons of coconut […]