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Pantry basics

What’s in your Gentle Kitchen pantry? If you are a highly organised, experienced (much admired)  cook there may be some exotic spices, or something guaranteed to produce a sure-fire quick-fix dinner or a much-loved recipe preserved from the kitchen garden. And if you... read more

February free mini-issue out now

The Gentle Kitchen free monthly mini editions are packed with interesting plant-based recipes, articles and health features. Sign up here and receive the February edition PLUS the January free edition. Email... read more

Go Loopy in Soho

NEW YORK: In Soho we went in search of the perfect tea towel but ended up falling in love with Loopy Mango’s boutique and bijou crochet rugs. 

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Bells for breakfast

Gavin Buckley thinks outside the square. Over more than 30 years in the restaurant business, the Australian entrepreneur has proven he has his finger on the pulse.

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Awesome and grateful

LOS ANGELES: “I am Awesome”, I unabashedly told the server, who with great sincerity nodded in agreement. “You will love that”, he enthused. “And I am Humble,” one of my dining friends countered.   “I am Vivacious... read more

Cheese can be simply tasty

Vegan food expert and author Miyoko Schinner shares her secrets for success in Artisan Vegan Cheese: From Everyday to Gourmet. “One of the reasons I wrote the book was because I wasn’t satisfied with what was available commercially,” the author said. “While some... read more

LA’s vegan pioneer

LOS ANGELES: Back in 1993, baker Alaine Shrewsbury helped pioneer the vegan, wheat-free, no refined sugar scene on the West Coast with her Alaine’s Rainforest Cake, a gourmet, healthy fruitcake chockfull of Brazil nuts and unsweetened, dried tropical fruits.... read more

Going crunk over Southern taste

Bianca Phillips has the passion of generations of Southern cooks in her blood.  With mama Delores and granny Ruth, she has successfully redefined and re-created the best, and homeliest dishes from her beloved childhood. Now we can all benefit from three generations of... read more

Vegan cooking for carnivores

The title says it all. From chicken fried steak bites to cheesecake, it’s a book of look-alike food for vegans – “recipes so tasty you won’t miss the meat”. It could get tiresome except for the enthusiasm of  Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi who commissioned... read more