Where does the ingredients for our most delicious Aussie salads come from?

Where does the ingredients for our most delicious Aussie salads come from?

03-03-2015

The ingredients for our most delicious Aussie salads are often sourced from hard-working family businesses across Australia….meet the Blacks and the Gavriels. They live in two completely different worlds and lifestyles but share the ethics of hard ... Read more

Stock your garden with edible morsels

Stock your garden with edible morsels

23-02-2015

Chefs and cooks are now looking out the window for inspiration when it comes to seasonal cooking. I spent the weekend bike riding around the Rutherglen wine region in Victoria with friends and couldn’t help but notice the vast array of vegetable ga... Read more

Start munching on fresh celery

Start munching on fresh celery

15-02-2015

Need some incentives to pick up a bunch of crunchy green celery stalks? Grab a fresh bundle, start munching and you’ll find a way to eat celery every day. Here are some ideas:Celery’s high water content also means it is ideal ... Read more

What's your favourite salad

What's your favourite salad

07-02-2015

I love everything there is to love about cooking. The fresh ingredients, the tantalising smells and the creativeness of concocting a dish using food you’ve never heard of before. Besides yoga, it’s the only way I can relax! Hello, I’m Louise Fi... Read more

The “Maria” bath technique is a simple way to preserve food

The “Maria” bath technique is a simple way to preserve food

16-12-2014

In the past there were many ways to preseve food, such as drying, smoking, pickling/using vinegar, salting, syrups, marinades, etc., today we mainly just use our refrigerators and freezers to keep our fruits and vegetables fresh. The boiling water or... Read more

Draw on your experience to serve something special

Draw on your experience to serve something special

10-12-2014

Hello everyone, at Christmas you'll most likely find me in the kitchen. It is one of the few times in the year that we actually have the time to prepare and enjoy wonderful meals together. I often prefer to serve tried and tested 'comfort food' rathe... Read more

Lower your cholesterol with salads rich in vegetables

Lower your cholesterol with salads rich in vegetables

04-12-2014

Cholesterol is a type of fat that occurs naturally in our bodies, and in fact is necessary for many necessary functions, such as in the production of sex hormones (estrogen, testosterone...), the formation of cell membranes, or metabolising of vitami... Read more

For the love of lettuce

For the love of lettuce

26-11-2014

The only lettuce producer in the Alice Springs region ‘fell’ into the industry 19 years ago, after climate conditions made growing flowers too inconsistent. Moe McCosker started playing with hydroponics and fancy lettuce, and the combination prov... Read more

Nicknamed the strawberry pear discover a delicious fruit

Nicknamed the strawberry pear discover a delicious fruit

23-10-2014

What fresh produce has a hot pink and spiky skin bursting with white flesh full of seeds resembling those of a kiwi fruit? It’s grown in the Northern Territory, Australia and tastes like a mix of kiwi, pears and honey. Still can’t guess? It’s n... Read more

Eggplant rocks!

Eggplant rocks!

22-10-2014

The eggplant is a versatile vegetable prepared in many special ways in different countries. Think of 'moussaka' from Greece, 'baba ganoush' from Turkey or the Middle East, 'eggplant parmigiana' from Italy and 'ratatouille' from France. Yet in some co... Read more

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