Recipes – The Broad Place
A School for Creativity, Consciousness & Clarity

Tart Lemon Sago and Coconut Pudding

This delicious dessert is gluten free and vegan and honestly was so delicious we couldn’t stop devouring it. I think it’s best served warm, but not too hot, if you […]

L E T T E R from Jac – Some Sweetness For You

I keep saying WOW out loud in a voice that resembles Owen Wilson, because seriously it’s a truly insane time to be alive, and a time to be thankful to be […]

India Retreat with Jacqui Lewis – November 2020

We have curated this luxurious Retreat for those that wish to come to India, and have their every need met, the stress removed from the experience of being in India, […]

Lemon and Olive Oil Cake

These little cakes are dense, moist and rich with lemon. You could add in a few teaspoons of finely chopped thyme for a variation on the theme (deleting the yuzu […]

W E E K E N D E D I T I O N 21

Photo from our India Retreat in Rishikesh Oh my lord is it excellent to be home! So emotional! So wonderful! So many delicious meals created and eaten in our kitchen. […]

Nourishing Mushroom Broth With Brown Rice

There are days when I crave something soothing, nourishing and grounding. This is one of these dishes. It’s the perfect Autumn or Spring dish when the seasons are changing and […]

Olive Oil Crispy Fried Egg on Rice

This is such a simple and delicious breakfast that we frequently have as a supper late in the evenings if working until late. Some of the ingredients are from our […]

Sago Payasam

This is the most delicious dish that my friend Mish taught me to cook. Payasam is originally from Southern India and is a dish usually made on special occasions as […]

Spiced Ginger Afternoon Cake

This cake is warming, grounding and perfect in the afternoon with a cup of Dosha Balancing Vata Tea. I adapted it from a recipe by Rose Bakery, tweaking bits and […]


Jacq Alwill from Brown Paper Bag and I have collaborated  to bring you a series of incredible recipes and I am so excited to share the first one. The recipes […]

Sesame Crusted Tuna with Green Tea Soba Noodles

This recipe is so simple and divine, and leans heavily on the best quality ingredients you can get your hands on as it is so utterly simple. Buy the best […]

Ayurvedic Cleansing Kitchari Recipe

Kitchari is an ancient Ayurvedic recipe that is nourishing, cleansing and grounding. It’s everything you could want in a single dish. It detoxes the mind and body and balances all […]

Plum and Almond ‘Tart’

This is my failsafe go-to whip up recipe as you can put any fruit you like in there and it will work. You can undercook it or overcook it a […]

Earl Grey Sables

These little puppies are not the picture of health, let’s be honest. But they are damn fine. I have tried substituting in other ‘healthier sugars’ on this one, but if […]

Black Sesame Seed Cookies

These are so easy to make and have a dense crumbly texture in the mouth and are not too sweet with the fragrance of the sesame seeds coming through gently. […]

Gluten Free Muesli Cookies

This is seriously easy, and you can throw  together whatever suits. This batch included a dry mix of puffed millet, almonds, hazelnuts, coconut, dried green apple, dried orange, dried strawberries, […]

Recipe – Gluten Free Healthy Bounty Bars

This is a dead simple little recipe to whip up that ensures any sweet tooth will be satisfied. Like with all the recipes I post on the Journal, use your […]

Recipe – Salmon Gravalax

This recipe is so incredibly simple and delicious. You take a deboned side of salmon, or large fillet, whatever you can get your hands on. Rub it down with sea […]

Maple and Coconut Granola

This is dead simple, you just need to play with the ratios to work out what you love the most. It’s 3 cups of dry goods to 1 cup of […]

Recipe – Raw Kingfish with Yuzu

This recipe is incredibly simple and very much runs on a little intuition as to the portion sizes. If it’s a starter to be followed by a main, adjust the […]

Recipe – Coconut Sugar Madeleines

Now these couldn’t be classified as ‘healthy’ per se as they still do have sugar in them, although it is coconut sugar, which is far better than a refined white […]

Why I Cook – by Jacqui Lewis

Cooking is in my blood. My dad, Greg Doyle, is a well known chef in Australia and had the Three Hat/Restaurant of the Year Pier Restaurant for 21 years before […]