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Eleanor Ozich

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Eleanor Ozich is a bestselling author and photographer and mother to three young children. Since starting a blog six years ago, she has built a large following of loyal readers who look forward to her daily musings, recipes and ideas for living a less complicated way of life. Her unique approach to writing and photography showcases her love of all things simple in a natural, down-to-earth way.

A self-taught cook, Eleanor grew up living above her parents’ restaurant in Auckland. She has published two cookbooks, My Petite Kitchen and My Family Table, a lifestyle guide The Art of Simple, and contributes to various publications, including Taste magazine and The Natural Parent Magazine. She is also a contributor to Viva in the New Zealand Herald.

Books by Eleanor Ozich

Simply Food

Stylish modern food made with just 15 minutes of hands-on time.

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Homemade

Why spend money buying pre-packaged goods when you can make healthier, fresher versions at home?

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The Art of Simple

Recipes and ideas for a calmer way of life.

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Cinnamon-baked pear chips

I just adore this recipe for baked pears, enhanced with a sprinkle of sweet, musky cinnamon, baked until crisp. Try them with a sharp, salty cheese such as blue vein, or a gentler, creamy cheese like double cream Brie or Camembert. 

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Lemon and lime dishwashing powder

Lemon oil has an amazing ability to cut through grease, making it the star ingredient for this recipe. The method is simple, all you’ll need is a handful of basic ingredients and a jar to mix up.

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Eleanor Ozich - Q&A

We sat down with best-selling author - Eleanor Ozich, to find out about her latest book, Homemade. 

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Vegan sticky date pudding with coconut butterscotch sauce

This sticky date pudding is one of my favourite things to make during the colder months. What makes this dessert really special is the hint of ginger and cardamom in the coconut butterscotch sauce. I bet you can’t wait to grab your spoon and dig in! Just remember to get your dates on to soak a bit beforehand. If you don’t need this to be vegan, you can use regular milk, cream and butter.

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Slow-cooked balsamic beef cheeks

Braised in a beautiful balsamic sauce, these slow-cooked beef cheeks are so meltingly tender you could devour them with a spoon! Eight hours of cooking ensures that the braising liquid turns into a luscious, gravy-like sauce. I encourage you to enjoy it spooned over creamy potato mash or fluffy cooked grains such as quinoa or bulgur wheat.