I love the idea of edible crockery

I love the idea of edible crockery

20-02-2014

As I write this blog I am sitting in the Denver airport, Colorado. Our plane has been cancelled due to an unexpected snowstorm. Large snowflakes cover the tarmac outside as we wait to find out when flights will resume.I have... Read more

Fantastic fig salads from tree to table

Fantastic fig salads from tree to table

30-01-2014

There’s nothing more exciting than growing your own food. I popped my head out the kitchen window to pick some herbs this morning, to be greeted by these two delicious beauties hanging precariously from their branch;... Read more

Gestoomde groenten: 5 handige tips om groente te stomen

Essential salading tips on steaming vegetables

21-01-2014

We saw last month that boiling vegetables in water is healthy option, but we also run the risk of losing many nutritional properties. Many water-soluble vitamins in vegetables are lost upon contact with water.... Read more

A dog aptly named ‘pig’ noisily devoured an “alligator pear”

A dog aptly named ‘pig’ noisily devoured an “alligator pear”

14-01-2014

It’s a fruit shaped like an egg, with vibrant green flesh and is nicknamed the “alligator pear”. What is it?... Read more

Salading tips on boiling vegetables

Salading tips on boiling vegetables

10-01-2014

Cooking vegetables by boiling them in water, is one of the methods many nutritionists recommend when we want to start dieting as they are cooked without fat or oil unlike frying, grilling or... Read more

The role of the vinaigrette on salads

The role of the vinaigrette on salads

30-12-2013

I must confess that when I was young, my salads were always very boring. The typical lettuce and tomato salad with olive oil and salt, and maybe a little vinegar. Nothing wrong with that, but since I find myself... Read more

Grilling vegetables

Grilling vegetables: Salading tips by Chef Orielo

25-12-2013

Grilling vegetables on the BBQ or griddle pan is well-known as one of the healthiest ways of cooking. The use of low fat and quick cooking means retaining much of the vitality and nutrition. (as opposed to... Read more

Green gold brings wasabi tears of joy

Green gold brings wasabi tears of joy

26-11-2013

Do wait in terrified anticipation for your nostril hairs to start burning and your eyes to water after taste bite of wasabi? Or are you one of those people who loves the sensation?... Read more

Canola flowers ready to brighten salads

Canola flowers ready to brighten salads

25-09-2013

It’s a vibrant yellow, has an aroma as sweet as honey and a fresh delicate taste. That’s canola, according to Mark Modra, who produces 1,000 tonnes of it each year on the outskirts of Port Lincoln as well as east of Edillilie... Read more

Truffle Kerfuffle

Truffle Kerfuffle

26-06-2013

It’s truffle season in Western Australia, so what better way to be a part of it then covering yourself in the rich karri loam soil of the Southern Forests region while hunting in the pouring rain just to dig up your own “black... Read more

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