Gourmet chefs are pondering this question for very different reasons than environmentalists, yet waking up to the sustainability of the salts they are using. The value of salt cannot be underestimated, as we know through what lengths cultures have gone to obtain this seemingly obvious commodity in our kitchens. (The video ...
Category: What We Love
September 2, 2018Old Joes Kaia
Why do we believe soya beans are bad for us? The Asian and Eastern nations have proven over thousands of years that the soy bean as a staple protein is extremely efficient and healthy - their general wellness, which far outweighs that of western societies, is enough proof of that. Dishes ...
May 29, 2018Old Joes Kaia
Avocado Ice Cream is probably The Seedlings most famous cold dessert! Many tourist guides brought their international clients for lunches, arranging for avocado Ice Cream as dessert beforehand. Many repeat guests requested this at odd hours, and so we have decided to share it with may more. In a small pot ...
May 27, 2018Old Joes Kaia
...because once you've found it, tasted it, memorised it, it will never let you go! In every simple meal, grand celebration, restaurant dinner, you'll be looking for it, expecting the thrill and pure bliss of palette ecstasy. UMAMI was identified as the fifth taste which is savoury (after sweet, sour, salt and bitter) ...
May 20, 2018Old Joes Kaia
Yesterday some of us said our final goodbyes to our friend, Liesl during a beautiful memorial service. An abundance of flowers, burning incense, wind chimes, and farewell notes suspended like prayer flags, champagne, love and laughter in bright colours… a day we will not easily forget. So whereto from here? Liesl’s passing has ...
February 25, 2018Old Joes Kaia
...in honour of the many super talented people who are skilled in the art of crochet! This may be a ‘dying’ hobby, as our lives become forever more rushed and pressurised, leaving very little time for perfecting industrious hand skills such as this. Melissa, Appreciate and Marian made this huge dream catcher, using ...
December 13, 2016Old Joes Kaia
We love summer cocktails, full of natural goodness and sipped through elegant glass straws. We have decided to stop using plastic drinking straws. There are many reasons that motivated us but consider the fact that it is a disposable item, a SINGLE-USE-PLASTIC! We have seen and heard too many horrible stories ...
October 14, 2016Old Joes Kaia