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On this page you will find a range of video tutorials, recipes and other fun info that will help you put our products to best use!

HOW TO USE OUR PRODUCTS

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Cooking tips

Learn the best practices for using our products in the kitchen!

Sticky Chai

  • Seasoning sauces
  • Poaching syrups for fruit
  • To add flavour to milk for granola, cereal, french toast etc
  • Flavouring vinaigrettes and marinades
  • Pastry – Infusing in butter or other fats to add to general recipes

Black Paste

  • Asian marinades for fish, meats and vegetables
  • Pastries, cookies, cakes etc
  • Base of asian style sauces (coriandre, lemongrass, chilli etc)
  • Salade vinaigrettes

Golden Paste

  • Seasoning soup, stir fry, curry, dahl etc
  • Using as a base for sauces
  • Marinades for seafood, poultry and vegetables
  • Tempura or frying batter
  • Cocktails with rum, kahlua, coconut milk, exotic fruits
  • Glazes for pastries and cakes

Raw Cacao Paste

  • Use in pastry or cakes as, for example – as a replacement of chocolate pieces
  • To make a coulis, for using on pancakes, granola, waffles and other desserts
  • To replace dark chocolate in savoury dishes

Green Paste

  • In pastries as a replacement for matcha
  • To use in japanese style marinades for seafood and vegetables, works very well with seaweed, spinach etc
  • Yoghurt and fruit smoothies
  • Cocktails; gin, vodka, basil and lime

Spiced Raw Cacao Paste

  • Use in pastry or cakes as, for example – as a replacement of chocolate pieces
  • To make a coulis, for using on pancakes, granola, waffles and other desserts
  • To replace dark chocolate in savoury dishes

Blue Paste

  • Marinades for ceviches or salads, Asian vinaigrette
  • Chantilly or heavy cream for poached fruit, cheesecake
  • Fromage blanc or Sour cream for roasted vegetables
  • Tropical cocktails (like pina colada)
  • Pair with coconut, fruit compote, green vegetables

Pink Paste

  • A marriage of flavours: chocolate, goat’s cheese, pumpkin
  • Recipe for chocolate cakes or other pastries
  • Chocolate sauce, yogurt or granola
  • Melt with water to replace jam

DRINKS RECIPESSEE ALL

Pumpkin Chai Latte

With Sticky Chai & Butternut

Iced Chai Latte

 

Cold Brew

Rocky Road with Rocky Road CBD

Raw Cacao Paste & Peanut Butter

SWEET RECIPESSEE ALL

Pecan Nut Praline French Toast

With Raw Cacao Paste

Black sesame marble cake

With Black Paste

Blue Cheese Cake

With Blue Paste

Chai & Dark Chocolate

Cookies

SAVOURY RECIPESSEE ALL

Golden Marinated Cauliflour Steaks

WITH BLACK PASTE VINAGREITTE & SMASHED PUMPKIN

Fish & Chips

With Green Paste

Golden Vietnamese Fish

WITH GOLDEN PASTE

Chicken With Sticky Chai

Sweet Potato & Coconut