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Kooky x Give.Help.Share

Kooky x Give.Help.Share

Amanda and Jacqueline, the 2 amazing women behind Give.Help.Share, are on a mission to GIVE children nutritious food, HELP feed families and SHARE food knowledge for a healthier future. The school teachers conduct weekly workshops at various schools and children centres, educating children on the importance of a balanced diet, as well as offering them food bags that comprise of healthy plant-based meal components.       We are pleased and proud to announce that we have partnered with Give.Help.Share, committing to regular contributions of our fruit snacks - guiltless snacking with a host of nutritional benefits, and a much healthier alternative to typical sugar-laden sweets and after-school snack.        In a recent school visit, many children were fascinated by...

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Kooky Cooks: Sweet & Sour Cod (no added sugar)

Kooky Cooks: Sweet & Sour Cod (no added sugar)

There’s a certain festive cheer in the air and as Christmas lurks just round the corner, our Kooky Cook, Marni Xuto, has concocted a delicious recipe that is the perfect dish for the season - warming, indulgent and all round wonderful ⭐️Sumptuous, appetising and beautifully adorned in a velvety vermilion sauce, this dish is tantalisingly sweet with piquant overtones and spicy notes that will have you licking the platter clean! 🍽🤤     Sweet & Sour Cod (no added sugar) 🐠 Serves : 1Prep time: 8 minCooking time: 25 min Ingredients for Cod:120g      Cod loin1 pinch  Salt and pepper3 tbsp    Vegetable oil1 tbsp    Butter1/4 tsp   Lime juice Ingredients for Mango sweet sauce:50g        Onion -...

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Kooky Cooks: Banana & Jackfruit Loaf Cake (with optional Dragon Fruit sauce)

Kooky Cooks: Banana & Jackfruit Loaf Cake (with optional Dragon Fruit sauce)

Chef Marni Xuto is back in the Kooky kitchen and getting into the spirit of the Great British Bake Off! This month, she has whipped up a banana & jackfruit loaf - a delightful recipe that is high in protein, full on flavour and with absolutely no added sugar! 👩‍🍳 Sure to be a crowd pleaser and a hit with the kids, this is one that you’ll want to try.. just in time for Thanksgiving supper too 🍁🧡   Banana & Jackfruit Loaf with Dragon Fruit Sauce (no added sugar!) 💫 Ingredients for Loaf 🍞:125g   Self-raising flour50g     Unsalted butter - melted30g     Kooky Freeze Dried Jackfruit (steep in hot water until soft, then slice)1tbsp  Milk2tsp    Cinnamon2tsp    Vanilla...

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas | Have a Very Kooky Christmas!

Stocking Stuffer Ideas | Have a Very Kooky Christmas!

Are you looking for stocking stuffer ideas for your friends and family? Here, we’ve put together a list of quirky and rustic homemade festive gift ideas.

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Kooky Cooks: Butternut Squash Katsu in Jackfruit Curry

Kooky Cooks: Butternut Squash Katsu in Jackfruit Curry

It’s that time of the month again! ⏰ Chef and #KookyCook extraordinaire @easy.thaifood is back with another of her masterful creations. This one’s an umami bomb and guaranteed to tantalise your tastebuds 💥 🍛 Butternut Squash Katsu in Jackfruit Curry 🍛Serves: 1-2Ingredients for Butternut Squash Katsu:90g Butternut squash (peeled and sliced)50g Panko breadcrumbs25g Plain flour1 Egg (beaten)1 pinch Salt and pepper (to season squash)300ml Oil (for frying)Ingredients for Jackfruit Curry Sauce:24g Kooky jackfruit (soaked in hot water till soft)100g Onion (peeled and cut in chunks)90 ml Water1/2 Avocado1/2 Red Chili (sliced)1 stalk Spring Onion (sliced)3 cloves Garlic (crushed)2 tbsp Vegetable Oil1/2 tbsp Light Soy Sauce1 tsp Nutritional Yeast flakes1/2 tsp Garam Masala1/2 tsp Ground Coriander1/4 tsp Cumin seeds1/4 tsp Ground...

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Why is Sustainable Food Production Important?

Why is Sustainable Food Production Important?

Why is sustainable food production important? This week at I Am Kooky, we’re exploring how we promote healthy eating, whilst also protecting our environment.

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Microbiome and Health: Ensuring You Maintain Optimal Gut Health

Microbiome and Health: Ensuring You Maintain Optimal Gut Health

Here at Kooky, we’re looking at the science behind your microbiome and health. Find out everything from what your microbiome is, to how you can support it.

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Running a Marathon for Charity | Kooky x Women for Women International

Running a Marathon for Charity | Kooky x Women for Women International

Running a marathon for charity: Kooky founders, Aline and Deena, extended their passion to advocate for rebuilding women’s lives after conflict with the charity.

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New Product Launch | Introducing Our Kooky Fruit Snacks

New Product Launch | Introducing Our Kooky Fruit Snacks

Introducing our new product launch! Our Kooky fruit snacks are delicious, unique and guilt-free, making them the perfect fruity snacks for all the family.

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Simple and Healthy Snacks to Make When You're Busy or On-the-Go

Simple and Healthy Snacks to Make When You're Busy or On-the-Go

We know how busy life can be, so we’ve listed some super simple and healthy snacks for when you’re busy and on-the-go to save you time and keep you healthy!

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Kooky Cooks: Prawn and Mangosteen Curry

Kooky Cooks: Prawn and Mangosteen Curry

👩‍🍳 Chef Marni Xuto @easy.thaifood is back with a special recipe that she’s developed just for us Kooky Munchsters 🐯 This wonderful curry, which incorporates our delicious freeze dried mangosteen, is bound to be a crowd pleaser, with a masterful marriage of sweet and spicy flavours 🌶   Check out the recipe below, have a go and tag us in your creations!⚡️ 🔥 Prawns and Mangosteen Curry 🔥  Serves: 2Prep time: 10 minutesCooking time: 15-18 minutes Ingredients 🦐🌱:150g    Raw king prawns - peeled36g      Kooky Freeze Dried Mangosteen15g      Basil10g      Kaffir lime leaf3g        Basil leaf400ml  Thai or Organic coconut milk100ml  Vegetable oil50ml    Hot water2 tbsp  Thai red curry paste1 tsp    Honey...

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Gently-Dried Fruit vs Freeze-Dried Fruit: What's the Difference?

Gently-Dried Fruit vs Freeze-Dried Fruit: What's the Difference?

Here at Kooky, we love all of our delicious dried fruit snacks equally, but do you know the difference between our gently-dried fruit vs freeze-dried fruit?

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How is Freeze-Dried Fruit Made?: Behind the Scenes

How is Freeze-Dried Fruit Made?: Behind the Scenes

How is freeze-dried fruit made? This week, we’re taking you behind the scenes of Kooky to find out more about the process of how our delicious freeze-dried fruit is made.

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I Am Kooky Branding: Empowerment and Diversity

I Am Kooky Branding: Empowerment and Diversity

Welcome to Kooky! This week, we’re taking a look at how the tiger has helped us convey a powerful message within our I Am Kooky branding.

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The Magic of Freeze Dried Fruit

The Magic of Freeze Dried Fruit

I knew there must have been some sort of sorcery behind freeze dried fruit when it was the only way my fussy toddler would consume his 5 a day. Fruit averse, he would happily crunch on freeze dried mango and even ask for more – music to my mummy ears! This, however, is more than hocus pocus. It is a Sciencey magic called Lyophilisation, first deployed by the clever folk at NASA who needed a lightweight, portable, nutrient rich food for its astronauts. Apart from munching them whole, we also like to add our freeze dried fruit to our breakfast muesli, bake with them and more recently, steep them in hot water like you would a tea and Abracadabra! The...

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Benefits of a Sustainable Diet: How to Live Well Whilst Supporting Our Planet

Benefits of a Sustainable Diet: How to Live Well Whilst Supporting Our Planet

Here at Kooky, we understand the importance of living well and supporting the planet. So, this week, we’re looking at the benefits of a sustainable diet.

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Welcome to Kooky! | Healthy Freeze-Dried and Gently-Dried Fruit

Welcome to Kooky! | Healthy Freeze-Dried and Gently-Dried Fruit

Welcome to Kooky: launching our unique line of freeze-dried fruit and gently-dried fruit, with diversity, culture, and acceptance at the core of our values.

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Our Fruits have International Roots

Our Fruits have International Roots

Just like co-founders, Aline and Deena, Kooky’s selection of fruit have truly international roots.  ​     While the product range is specially sourced in Thailand, they actually have global origins. Jackfruit is native to South India while dragon fruit is borne of the cactus plant and is originally from Mexico and Central America. Many botanists believe the mangosteen had its origins in Malaysia or Indonesia. Bananas and mangoes probably need no introduction and different varieties, with varied taste profiles, can now be sourced from many countries, ranging from Spain to Africa!

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