Carrot and Walnut pie

A recipe by Zaia from the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast and for a carrot and walnut pie with macadamia sauce. Suitable for paleo, primal, scd, gluten free and vegan / vegetarian diets.

Gluten Free Carob Arrowroot cake

Arrowroot harvested from the permaculture garden put to good use in an Arrowroot cake

Recipe for an Arrowroot based cake, with fresh arrowroot bulbs harvested from our Permaculture garden used instead of flour. This recipe uses Carob and dates, but other flavouring can be used as well.



Although not made from homegrown ingredients, our dahl is so popular with the students, I thought I would post the recipe here. Also, lentils keep very well for a long time, providing it is stored in a air tight container and pests cannot get to it. This recipe can also be made with pigeon pea. …

Coming up on Monday: Self Reliance course

As part of our 10 week Permaculture Life Skills Internship, but also open to external students (people not undertaking the Internship), we will be starting a 5 day Self Reliance course this coming Monday (10th September).   The course includes basic but necessary skills like wood harvesting (chainsaw operating), fencing (animal paddocks, keeping wild dogs/foxes …

Linseed crackers

A cheap and easy cracker to make, low in carbs and yummy with duck liver pate, a soft cheese or by itself!  Put 3 cups of linseed into a bowl. Mix in 1Tbs sea salt (or to taste, you can also add some herbs and /or spices if you like!). Pour water over until about …