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Cricket Flour Power

By: Melissa Baird I recently attended the Pioneers 18 conference in Vienna, Austria. This slickly produced, high tech conference won the event of the year last year and they sure put on a show. The co-host was a humanoid robot…

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Food

The Urban Hunter Gatherer

Charles Standing is a multi-faceted man, a modern day Renaissance guy if you like. He chops wood with an axe, has been mountaineering in the Andes, was a school teacher and even portrayed Father Christmas at a children’s party…….and he…

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Food, Recipes

The Urban Hunter Gatherer – Spanakopita

Charles Standing’s Dune Spinach Spanakopita puts a lovely local twist on that Greek favourite we all struggle to pronounce.  Instead of English spinach, opt for a foraged dune spinach, failing that, store bought will work just as well. INGREDIENTS (4…

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Food, Uncategorized, Wellness

SUPA Wraps – Reusable Food Wraps

A colourful and longer-lasting, zero-waste solution for covering leftovers and dishes, wrapping sandwiches in lunchboxes or covering cheese and butter – just like cling film. Except SUPA Wraps (Single Use Plastic Alternative) are vibrantly printed fabrics infused with locally harvested…

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Food, Need to know

Addicted to Sugar

By Melissa Baird In the last issue of Green Home magazine I ran a review on the book that offers an 8 week programme to kick the sugar and carb habit. I never believed I would write about this issue…

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Food, Need to know

The Darker Side of Chocolate

By Amy-Lee Williams It is incomprehensible to imagine that there could be anything wrong with chocolate. Chocolate has perfection lovingly mixed into its ingredients; it is there to comfort all sorrows, inspire new love, mend broken hearts and bring the…

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Food, Recipes

Vegan hot cross buns

Nostalgic feelings for warm summer days as the cold starts to set in can be satisfied with a delicious traditional Easter treat that ticks all the boxes for the vegans. Follow this simple recipe: 350g plain flour 5ml ground mixed…

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Food, Need to know

Composting solutions for food security

A couple of centuries ago Thomas Malthus argued that since population multiplies geometrically, and food production arithmetically, population will eventually outstrip the food supply. Fossil fuels and the ‘green revolution’ helped us dodge this bullet, but unless we come up…

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Food, Need to know

There’s a nuke on my stoep

For anyone who is an observer of current affairs, takes an interested in the wellbeing of South Africa or enjoys Zuma jokes, the latest stunt manoeuvred by ours truly has left many South Africans’ minds boggled and unsure whether they…

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Take the Cake

When living in South Africa every now and again we may feel a pang of envy towards our trans-Atlantic cousins who are able to get their hands on things such as Starbucks coffee, extremely fast, cheap internet, or even snow….

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