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APPLE CIDER CAKES

February

theslowpoke_sundaysuppersapplecidercakes After ending last week on a sweet cinnamon note from the new book on all things gatherings, food and friends – Sunday Suppers – we’re rounding out this one in a fairly similar fashion. These vegan baked apple cider morsels by Karen Mordechai are a divine treat to get excited over for the weekend, and easy enough to whip up in next to no time.
APPLE CIDER CAKES
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INTERVIEW: THE VEGAN TEAHOUSE

October

The Slowpoke: THE VEGAN TEAHOUSE All she wanted was a sweet treat and a cuppa. A brownie or something, without the dairy and eggs. And it became too tricky to find, so she made her own. Which is how all the good businesses start, really. The infectiously happy Kate Jones, founder of The Vegan Teahouse, makes brownies, banana bread, nut butters and tea blends that are completely free of animal products and gluten. And they’re so delicious they’re being snapped up by many
INTERVIEW: THE VEGAN TEAHOUSE
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BANANA BREAD

August

theslowpoke_bananabread2 It must be one of the ultimate comforts, banana bread. And surely there’s no better way to make good use of a few ageing bananas than a warm, sweet and earthy loaf. Inspired by this recipe from My New Roots, this loaf of banana bread, filled with plenty of whole foods and sans all animal products, is the ultimate guilt-free breakfast… and morning tea… and afternoon tea – and most definitely late night snack.
BANANA BREAD
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FROM SCRATCH: TORTILLAS

July

theslowpoke_tortillas0 It’s hard to beat wrapping most foods in a tortilla. It’s the perfect way to bring a range of ingredients together in a tasty taco-sized parcel. And it’s not until you make a fresh, hot and slightly chewy tortilla from scratch that you realise how surprisingly simple it is. Almost as easy as picking up a packet from the shop really. Minus the preservatives, mysterious ingredients and sometimes less-than-ethical manufacturers. Plus they taste better… way better. At it’s
FROM SCRATCH: TORTILLAS
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WELCOME TO THE SLOWPOKE

June

THE SLOWPOKE - Welcome to The Slowpoke Hi there, welcome to The Slowpoke. We’re a new online journal covering all things to do with living life slowly, sustainably, beautifully and simply. Here we’ll be featuring interviews with local Australian makers, growers, educators and change-makers – people who are doing things authentically and sustainably within all realms of life, from food, gardens, homes, wellbeing, travel, style and community. From the folks who are teaching permaculture to those who are making compassionate, healthy and real homemade food. We
WELCOME TO THE SLOWPOKE
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