The Heart of Mana

Our beautiful, open plan kitchen is the warm, nourishing centre of Mana. The delicious, totally vegetarian menu uses fresh local, seasonal, whole foods, organic wherever possible. An increasing amount of food is grown on the Mana land and we preserve when there is seasonal abundance.

Recipes from the Mana Kitchen

Seed & Nut Bread – Paleo, Gluten & Dairy Free

Winter is often a time when we feel drawn to heavier sources of nourishment and bread can find its place at the table as an accompaniment to every meal.  This recipe sourced from Pete Evans will inspire a new way towards nourishing winter menus. With a paleo and vegan friendly ingredient base, this bread steers away from carb-laden traditions and introduces a high protein and high fibre alternative.   […]

By | June 8th, 2017|Categories: Food-related, Mana Kitchen, Recipes, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Seed & Nut Bread – Paleo, Gluten & Dairy Free

Egg Crostini

Here’s a lovely simple recipe for Easter […]

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Mana Kitchen, Recipes|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Egg Crostini

Mana Food Philosophy

Our beautiful, open plan kitchen is the warm, nourishing centre of Mana and the food served to guests is an important aspect of the Mana experience. It gives us pleasure to share some of our most requested recipes, the food philosophy behind our menus and the in the process respond to the questions most often asked about the food served at Mana. […]

By | March 25th, 2017|Categories: Food-related, Mana Kitchen, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Mana Food Philosophy

Eating Mindfully

This series of 10 Minute Meditations guided by Hedwig Bakker are an opportunity to experience a quality of wakefulness, of ‘being exactly where you are’ in every moment of life. Each month we will introduce a new episode for you to tune into or download. Read more about the series > Subscribe to our ‘Audio Retreats’ podcasts with itunes to retreat where ever you are > […]

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: Audio Retreats, Food-related, Mana Kitchen, Tara Choir, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Eating Mindfully

Preserving Season

The orchard’s are yielding in abundance and as Cyril and the team in the kitchen gear up to bottle peaches, we are making some home made delights with the last of the seasons plums.   This delicious spiced plum chutney is a lovely accompaniment to cheese and crackers or served aside a vegetable frittata – be sure to take a jar with you on your next picnic! […]

By | March 6th, 2017|Categories: Food-related, Mana Kitchen, Recipes, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Preserving Season

A Summer Soup Recipe – Gazpacho

Here is a delicious, health-filled very simple Iced Gazpacho Soup recipe ‘in praise of tomatoes’. This version requires no cooking, takes only minutes to prepare, and is perfect for a picnic lunch or as a refreshing start to a leisurely summer evening dinner. […]

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: Food-related, Mana Kitchen, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A Summer Soup Recipe – Gazpacho