Monthly Archives: August 2012

Some Thoughts on the Raw Food Movement, plus Zucchini Pasta

Recently I’ve been very interested in the raw food movement/diet/lifestyle/religion and thinking about the value of raw foods in one’s diet. Generally I agree about 80% with it. Raw, whole foods are the way nature provides them to us which … Continue reading

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What LAB eats, plus Vegie Mush

Wow, I bet I’ve just inspired you there with that title. I’m not expecting this to be a big hit recipe like beer soaked apple pie was, but it has its place on theLAB. If you’re wondering, what do K … Continue reading

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Superb Chipotle Bean and Tomatillo Corn Salsa Nachos

I don’t claim that these are better than all the nachos in the Americas, but I’m going to put it out there that these are some seriously spectacular nachos. I’ve had enough nachos in my life to tell the good, … Continue reading

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Toasted Corn and Tomatillo Salsa

Mexican ingredients can be hard to find in Australia, which is a shame because their food is amazing and it quite suits our climate, plus I love Mexican food and wish I could eat it every day. Over the years … Continue reading

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Vegan Pesto

This is a super dooper simple recipe that you can keep up your sleeve for a quick dinner, or to add flavour to everyday dishes. This is good pesto by itself but you can also use it as ready to … Continue reading

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Sumac Szechuan Calamari

I’m really fussy about seafood. The long and the short of it is I don’t like it. But somewhere in the middle I like calamari and sashimi. Seriously, I love raw salmon, but as soon as you cook it, you’ve … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Chips

Oh I’ve missed you all! I’m sorry for my hiatus from theLAB, I had a surprise assessment at university and then a very busy week. But I’m back and hopefully I’ll be able to post again more frequently. I have … Continue reading

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