Marieke Hardy's home kitchen

Writer/producer Marieke Hardy, who's a vegan, in her kitchen of her Daylesford home with some of her favourite products. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer
Writer/producer Marieke Hardy, who's a vegan, in her kitchen of her Daylesford home with some of her favourite products. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer
"Salt freak" Marieke Hardy cooks her mushroom bourguignon with Massel's beef-style stock. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer

"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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

This story Marieke Hardy's home kitchen first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald.