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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...
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.
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 Freeze Dried 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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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...
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?
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.
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.
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.
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!
Kids get Kooky! (Part 1)
When testing our products on friends and family, we soon realised that kids were some of our biggest fans. Many of the younger ones were incredulous that they were actually eating fruit. ‘But it’s like a chip!’ ‘It fizzes on my tongue!’ ‘How can this be chewy and crunchy at the same time?’ As mums who were often greeted by ravenous pre-tweens after school, we were merely looking to incorporate some variety in their snacking habits. Our daughters and their friends suddenly preferred the deep chew of dried banana to a gummy bear, and chose the airy crunch of freeze dried mangosteen over a clawingly sweet meringue. But it was perhaps when my son actually chose a dried dragon fruit...
Mixed Salad with a Touch of Purple
Ingredients for the salad:Iceberg lettuce, spring onions, a small tin of sweet corn, carrots, cherry tomatoes, Romano peppers, Kooky gently dried dragon fruit Preparation ca. 15-20 minutes:1. Chop & slice all ingredients according to your mood & creativity... your mixed salad is done with a natural purple touch!2. Add some grilled chicken breast for a well-balanced & healthy meal!!!
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