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Recipe cards (physical product)

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Designed as a throwback to the kitchens of our great grandmothers where things were made from scratch and recipes were written in books or on cards.

Our recipe cards contain the staples for your family in a timeless, A6 (postcard size) design that you can keep forever in our keepsake, hand-made timber recipe card box (sold separately).

The perfect family heirloom to hand down to children and grandchildren or buy a set to add to keepsake boxes for when children move out of home.

Divided into 7 packs (to match our Back to Basics for Self Reliance & Low Tox Home online courses) buy packs individually or bundle the Back to Basics pack.

Packs are divided into:

  • Everyday Staples
  • Basic Doughs
  • Sweet Basics
  • Condiments
  • Spice mixes, Marinades & Dressings
  • Low Tox Cleaning
  • Self Care

In ‘Everyday Staples’ you will find recipes for:

  • Butter 
  • Ghee
  • Tallow
  • Infused Oils
  • Yoghurt
  • Bone Broth
  • Vegetable Stock Paste
  • Apple Cider Vinegar

In ‘Basic Doughs’ you will find recipes for:

  • Bread
  • Pasta
  • Shortcrust Pastry
  • Yoghurt Pastry
  • Focaccia
  • The ‘All Rounder’ dough
  • Wraps

In ‘Sweet Basics’ you will find recipes for:

  • Custard
  • Jelly
  • Cookies
  • Muffins
  • Muesli Bars
  • Roll Ups

In Condiments, you will find recipes for:

  • Hummus
  • Tzatiki
  • Mayonaise
  • Pesto
  • Jam
  • Ketchup
  • BBQ sauce

In Spice Mixes, Marinades & Dressings you will find recipes for:

  • Butter chicken spice mix
  • Poultry seasonings (x2)
  • Seafood spice rub
  • All-rounder spice rub
  • Taco seasoning
  • Poultry marinades 
  • Beef marinades
  • Lamb marinades
  • Salad dressings (x3)
  • Thai curry pastes (x4)
  • Indian curry pastes (x2)

You can purchase all 5 of the above as the Back to Basics Bundle

In Low Tox Cleaning, you will find recipes for: 

  • All-purpose cleaning spray
  • Toilet cleaning pods
  • Window/glass cleaner
  • Grout cleaner
  • Air Freshener
  • Foaming hand soap
  • Fridge & microwave cleaner
  • Stovetop cleaner
  • Oven cleaner
  • Stainless steel cleaner
  • DIY citrus oil

In Self Care, you will find recipes for: 

  • Exfoliator
  • Hand & foot scrub
  • Body oil
  • Face oil
  • Facial cleansers (x4 - options for all different skin types)
  • Dry shampoo
  • Bath salts
  • Hairspray
  • Clay face mask
  • Body wash


  • Blank card pack includes 10 cards you can add your own hand-written recipe to.

Bring tradition, story and skills back into your kitchen.

* These cards are also available in digital form to print yourself. Click here to view.

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Refund Policy

No refunds available on digital products. Refund available for physical products if damaged on receipt and contact is made within 7 days.