Is Steaming or Boiling Better?

Is Steaming or Boiling Better?


Actually it depends on the vegetable. A study of the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture found that broccoli cooked in the microwave lost up to 97 percent of its antioxidant content but lost only 11 percent when... Read more

What is a Piel de Sapo melon?

What is a Piel de Sapo melon?


Are you aware of the deliciously sweet and refreshing flavour of the Piel de Sapo melon? Originally from Spain, the melon is now grown in Australia all year round. Keep an eye out for this ugly melon and don't be afraid to try... Read more

How to make your own salad dressings

How to make your own salad dressings


Do you find it hard to prepare your own dressing and to find the right balance in the ingredients? In this blog I try to explain. Tip: when you create a dressing you like you can make a bigger batch and keep it in a well sealed... Read more

Throw another pineapple on the barbie!

Throw another pineapple on the barbie!


It's time to fire up the grill for a backyard barbecue! Summer is here and we’ve got some vegetable dishes starring tomatoes, melons, eggplant, cucumber and capsicum that will be the talking point at your barbecue. Read more

Easy dips at home - spread the word

Easy dips at home - spread the word


Do you love creating food from scratch? In just a few steps you can make an easy homemade vegetable spread or dip packed full of nutrition and natural goodness. Read more

Hoe wordt jouw salade winterproof?

Winter-proof your salad


Do you enjoy rugging up in winter but miss the crunch and creativity of summer salads? Fear not, we have a few simple tricks to turn any salad into a winning winter warmer. Read more

Pretty easy! 4 tips for a quick meal with lots of vegetables

4 tips for a quick and easy meal with vegetables


Do you have that feeling too? You want to go for that healthy lunch or have a healthy evening meal on the table but you just do not feel like making it. Do you feel like cheating by getting a take-a-way or grabbing a ready-to... Read more

Spiralize noodles spaghetti vegetables

How to make vegetable noodles


Making noodles with vegetables is very trendy right now and because it's a healthy option - a welcome trend! The advantages of making 'spaghetti' out of vegetables like zucchini or carrot are endless. They are suitable for... Read more

Tips to use edible flowers

Cooking with edible flowers, how do they taste and which ones to try


Edible flowers are a pleasure to look at and delicious to eat. They brighten the plate, make a dish more festive and add beautiful colours and shapes. There are dozens of flowers you can eat, in this blog I'll... Read more

Set the Scene for Summer

Set the Scene for Summer


Summer, a time to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family when grilling season finally comes back into play. A time when seasonal produce starts growing strong and the farmers markets are far from scarce. There’s nothing... Read more