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

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

Alfresco Dinner Date

What better way to enjoy these delightful balmy summer evenings than an Alfresco Dinner Date with friends and family. Let nature call you outside for a feast to tantalise all of the senses.  […]

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: Food-related, Mana Kitchen, Recipes, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Alfresco Dinner Date