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Recipes from the old site

Here are word files containing all the recipes I posted on my old site (hosted by Uber, may it rest in peace). They are complete with all the photos and rants :)

savoury stuff.doc – a word file containing the savoury recipes, photos and rants from all the posts on the old site.

Also, sweet stuff.doc – a word file containing the sweet treats and desserts from the old site. Pip will be sending me html stuff so that you can view the site as it was so hopefully you’ll also be able to access the past posts in their original state.

Bon appetit!

My ultimate guide to saving money

Books on food, nutrition and eating

+ In defense of food (Michael Pollan)

+ Eat Your Heart Out (Felicity Lawrence)


Michael Pollan video on Food Supply and Climate Change

The Food Issue (NYT)

Eating sustainably, cheaper!

Okeover Community Garden at UC

Other foodie links

Whole Grain Glossary

ChCh Vegetarian shopping guide

A guide to common cooking conversions & equivalents – temps, measurements, etc

+ Conversion calculators (on the right hand side for all of them, the link is just for butter)

Egg freshness guide + basic egg insights

Ingredient substitutions from Cooking For Engineers

Jamie Oliver’s “basic kitchen equipment” guide – brilliant.

+ Donna Hay recipe index

Etsy – handmade stuff from around the globe, including plant seeds, edibles, and heaps more

Artisan Bread in 5 minutes a Day master recipe

+ Gizzi Erskine’s recipes

What the fuck should I make for dinner

+ 50 ways to never waste food again

+ My restaurant reviews on DineOut

Favourite ingredient places in Christchurch (New Zealand)

+Piko Wholefoods

+Liberty Market

+Grower’s Direct Market, Upper Riccarton (28 Yaldhurst Rd) – Produce, free Range pork and organic red meats, condiments and staples, at super affordable prices.

+Kosco Asian Supermarket – Korean based, but has plenty of other Asian food things.

+Akaroa Salmon

+ Canterbury Cheesemongers

Decant Vintners & Epicures – Stockist of my new favourite wine and a very impressive French cheese selection. Muah.

+Mediterranean Food Company – Excellent prices on the basics and great selection and prices for real cheese!

+Mercato – the ultimate place in Chch for all your worldwide gourmet tidbits.

+Mefco – Middle Eastern and Indian supplies like spices, nuts, seeds, beans, and the best baklava in Christchurch.

+Bin Inn – bulk buy pretty much everything. Oh, and these guys seem to have everything too.

Favourite Markets 

Lyttelton Farmers’ Market
Saturdays 10-1 Lyttelton Main School, Oxford Street, Lyttelton (NZ)

Christchurch Farmers Market
Riccarton Bush/House, 9am-12pm Saturdays (NZ)

Eveleigh Farmers Market (Sydney)

Farmer’s Markets NZ

Veges/fruit delivered to your door (box scheme)

Just Organic (free delivery in Chch, affordable with a really easy to use website)

4 Comments leave one →
  1. mattabar permalink
    June 4, 2009 4:56 pm

    some great recipes well written, keep cooking!!!

    • twospoons permalink*
      June 6, 2009 7:48 pm

      Haha, I’m actually doing more baking at the moment, but thanks :)


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