Tahini-Date Salted Fudge

1 cup pitted dates
½ cup tahini
2 tablespoons coconut oil (room temperature)
½ teaspoon ground cardamom (optional)
sprinkling of flakes of sea salt

Combine the dates, tahini, coconut oil and cardamom in a food processor. Blend till it’s a very smooth, creamy and thick paste.
Transfer the mixture to a cling-wrap lined baking tray and use a spatula to press it down evenly. Sprinkle with salt.
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Watermelon curry

1 tsp each ground turmeric, ground chilli and coriander seeds
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 kg watermelon flesh, cut into 2 cm cubes
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tsp cumin seeds
10-12 fresh curry leaves
Pinch of white sugar

Crush coriander seeds in a mortar and pestle until coarsely ground. Add turmeric, chilli and garlic, pound to a coarse paste, then add 200 gms watermelon and pound until pulpy. Set … Read more »

Miso roasted pumpkin

1 tbsp shiro (white) miso
2 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp sunflower oil
½ small pumpkin, cut into 8 wedges

Preheat oven to 225°C.
Whisk miso, soy sauce and oil in a small bowl to combine. Brush all over pumpkin, transfer to a roasting pan and roast, turning halfway, until pumpkin is tender and caramelised (30-40 minutes). Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve with quinoa.

Tiny magic from Via Luna

Lena Kuppens

A few years ago we met some friends in the main street in Cobargo and started chatting on the kerbside. There was not really anywhere to go and hang out together.
That’s when we started developing the idea of setting up a place where we would like to get together with friends. Via Luna is the result.
The heart is the tiny kitchen and the surrounding garden is a place for all to … Read more »

Moodji Garden Vegetable Fritters

Bermagui Preschool

‘We grow vegetables and plants in the Moodji Garden. We harvest what we grow and make yummy food to eat.’ Micah

Here’s what you will need:
2 potatoes, grated
1 carrot, grated
2 zucchini, grated
Kernels from 2 fresh corn cobs
1 onion, chopped
½ cup SR flour
½ teaspoon salt
¼ cup chopped parsley
3 eggs separated
2 tablespoons olive oil

Here’s what to do:

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Healthy Carrot Cake

Bermagui Preschool
‘Cake is a treat but carrot cake is healthy, so I could maybe have lots.’ Leyton
Here’s what you will need:
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon of baking powder
2 eggs
1 cup milk or coconut milk
2 tablespoons oil
½ cup honey
1 cup grated carrot
Here’s what you do:
In a large bowl mix together the flour, salt and baking powder.
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