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Gurpreet's Quick Chai Tea

April 5, 2022 at 11:13 AM

Originating in India, Masala (spice) Chai (tea) traditionally combines black tea and milk with a mixture of spices and a little sweetener to taste.

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Blackcurrant & Chocolate Bark

April 5, 2022 at 11:12 AM

This super simple recipe is the perfect home-made gift idea.

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Stone Fruit Cobbler

March 7, 2022 at 6:39 PM

At this time of year there is a good supply of stone fruit and a need for lots of recipes to use them up.

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Together We Grow

March 1, 2022 at 1:29 PM

Common Unity’s roots are deeply set in its community in the Hutt Valley, 25 km north of Wellington.

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Feta & Greens Quiche with Oaty Crust

February 9, 2022 at 1:42 PM

For the ‘greens’ in this recipe we have mainly used rainbow chard and a bit of cavolo nero (Italian kale) and spinach from the garden.

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Vegan Wine - It's a Thing!

January 26, 2022 at 4:32 PM

To many, wine may be something you haven’t considered to contain animal biproducts, because it’s just grapes, right? Actually, a large number of wines are made using animal derived products.

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Cauliflower Salad

January 11, 2022 at 10:54 AM

This easy recipe is based on an Ottolenghi recipe that Marion made last summer and, interestingly, is not tossed but rather layered which is unusual in the preparation of a…

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27 SECONDS WINE

January 1, 2022 at 10:44 AM

Not only is 27 Seconds wine New Zealand made and certified organic, but 100% of profit goes to supporting survivors of the slave trade.

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Commonsense Donations - Causes we loved in 2021

December 13, 2021 at 1:00 PM

Commonsense is founded on values of organics, environment and community. Every year on average 6-10% of our profits go towards supporting initiatives that share our values.

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Christmas Ice Cream Slab

December 9, 2021 at 9:44 AM

We think you’ll love this summery Christmas recipe as it looks impressive but is actually very simple to make.

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Good Gifting

December 8, 2021 at 4:11 PM

  Giving gifts is a great feeling, but it doesn’t have to cost the earth.

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MEDITERRANEAN VEGAN TAPENADE

December 6, 2021 at 4:03 PM

Tapenade is a French olive spread traditionally made with anchovies.

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