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The March against Monsanto

My Own Timeline of Protest   As a long time wellness foodie, chef and cookbook author I’m quite concerned about this comment and have stood up and against Monsanto for 30 years. Saturday May 24th 2014, fifty nations protested in 400 marches. I joined the march in Perth, WA with Freedom Foods and my new country…

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Ubud Mountain High

Bali Spirit Yoga Centre Something, well many things, about Yoga portend to be a panacea for healing, fitness and relaxation. As a practitioner and Hatha Yoga teacher for 17 years on 4 continents I’ve espoused this 4000 year old science and practice wherever I’ve lived. This is why I wanted to share this aspect of…

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My food philosophy

My food philosophy is a blend of time-honoured cooking techniques and the latest nutritional findings. My presentation of simple cooking procedures includes principles by which basic recipes can be endlessly varied. Cooks are encouraged to go beyond my formulas to create their own specialities once the basics are learned fully. Health conscious cooks will appreciate…

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Art History and Principles as related to Presentation…

Throughout history the principles of art have been the base of architecture, music, paintings, photographs and culinary masterpieces. These tenets include; balance and highlight or contrasts in colour, unity, asymmetric and symmetric, design, texture, taste and an element of whimsy or pleasant surprise along with a pleasing focal point. These principles will be elucidated with…

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Bhutan II: More Organic Health and Happiness!

Now for this overview blog I shall stick with the foodie highlights that I embraced and leave the ten day detailed blog for my personal website. And what clean, green growing, cooking and eating are practiced here! Locals grow whatever they may at every elevation; semi-tropics have all the fruits of a Queensland and higher…

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Bhutan: Organic Health and Happiness!

This tiny kingdom in the Himalayas could well be my eco’ sustaining and unspoiled second home. For decades I’ve been writing and teaching about living an ‘Ethicurean’ green and luscious life. Eating low on the food chain with seasonal food formulas, fast and fresh were the prototypes of recipes I created and shared after having…

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What it was like?!

WHAT IT IS LIKE NOW ~ So, on my website it says it all started with mudpies. True but also true is I won a 6th grade cake baking contest after creating mystery cakes in my Betty Crocker play kitchen and cooking with my grandma in her little kitchen. She lived in a lower unit of…

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Notes from a spa junkie besides a foodie

Years ago I worked as a masseuse at Empire Retreat in a cosy room under the stairs. It was lovely to work there for even just the beautiful drive in gracefully winding around the native flora. It’s one of the most tasteful and tranquil retreats I’ve ever been to on three continents. As mentioned (written)…

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