"Salt freak" Marieke Hardy cooks her mushroom bourguignon with Massel's beef-style stock. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer
Marieke Hardy says Daiya cheddar-style shreds are great for melting. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer
Vegusto vegan cheese gets a big wrap from Marieke Hardy. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer
Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook, written by two "vegan high priestesses" from the US - Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero, is Hardy's go-to kitchen bible.
So Delicious cashew-milk ice-cream is actually delicious, Hardy attests.
The Ned savignon blanc is Hardy's favourite white wine of the moment. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer
Plastic-topped spatulas are Hardy's favourite kitchen utensil.
A partial view of Hardy's Bob Hawke "take the piss out of Bob" wine keg was the perfect gift for Hardy - a political junkie. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer