Writers: Robert Glensor

Robert Glensor

Robert Glensor is the founder of the Paraoa Bakehouse- the home of Purebread organic breads and Gluten Free Goodies. With a love of good bread and a passion for all things organic and sustainable, Robert writes about all manner of issues to do with living green.

Rice Pudding Brulee Recipe

Rice pudding brulee recipe

What do you get if you cross rice pudding with a cream brulee? Dreamy, creamy rice pudding brulee recipe, that’s what!

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Homemade Tomato Sauce Recipe

Homemade Tomato Sauce Recipe

It takes a little time and preparation to make homemade preserves, but it’s time worth taking. Preserves prevent wasted vegetables, provide nutrients over the winter months, and are so much more healthy than store-bought varieties. Once you’ve tried this simple and tasty homemade tomato sauce you’ll never buy tinned sauce again. Continue reading »

Quick Lentil Curry Recipe

Quick Lentil Curry Recipe

I just love curry, especially the fragrant and very spicy variety! Unfortunately though, this isn’t a practical meal for small children who won’t go anywhere near hot and spicy. This quick lentil curry recipe is the perfect meal to suit the whole family. Continue reading »

Sunflower, sesame and pesto crackers

Sunflower, sesame and pesto crackers

Fittingly, Sunflower, sesame and pesto crackers are modified from a recipe on the internet. They sound really unlikely to work, but they do. They have the added advantage of being gluten free, sugar free and dairy free (providing your pesto doesn’t have parmesan in it) but NOT taste-free! Continue reading »

Lemon Banana Muffins Recipe

Banana and Lemon muffins

It’s pretty well agreed now that the amount of sugar we are consuming in modern western society isn’t doing us any good. Continue reading »

Raspberry Cordial Concentrate

Raspberry cordial

Raspberry Cordial Concentrate is, of course, what Anne of Green Gables thought she was serving to her friend (who then became very, very tipsy on Marilla’s raspberry wine!). Continue reading »

Kid Friendly Curried Sausages

kid friendly curried sausages

Our kids just love this kid-friendly curried sausages recipe. It’s just really warming and hearty and satisfying; especially during the colder months.  Continue reading »

Cornflake Nut Crunch Breakfast Recipe

Cornflake Nut Crunch

This delicious cornflake nut crunch recipe is the perfect breakfast pick-me-up. It take just minutes to make, and a few more to bake, and it doesn’t have that sickly-sweet taste that most commercial cereals have. Continue reading »

Nourishing food for new Mums

Nourishing food for new Mums

New mums are faced with a deluge of conflicting information about what they should and shouldn’t do about almost everything when it comes to parenting! Continue reading »

15 fantastic meal ideas to make for new parents

15 Fantastic Meal Ideas for New Parents

Families face many changes over the years, but one of the biggest has to be going from being a couple to becoming parents! If you know someone soon to be a parent, have a think about making them some quick and easy meals for after the baby comes. It might just be the best baby present they receive! Here’s 15 fantastic meal ideas to make for new parents.  Continue reading »

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