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Tasty Trends of 2019

Tasty Trends of 2019

Each year brings about new health crazes and food trends. As soon as we get used to one trend, another one has swooped its way in and we find ourselves discussing it over a soy latte with our friends, or whatever the ‘in’ coffee is at the time. Personally, I prefer...

Never Tire of Folding Sheets

Never Tire of Folding Sheets

Whether you love veggies or not, you know that they need to have a place in your diet. But finding new ways to make veggies taste good can require some serious research skills and a couple hits and misses trolling through taste.com.au or the like. Personally, I am...

Back-to-School Made Easy

Back-to-School Made Easy

Each year brings about new health crazes and food trends. As soon as we get used to one trend, another one has swooped its way in and we find ourselves discussing it over a soy latte with our friends, or whatever the ‘in’ coffee is at the time. Personally, I prefer...

O Christmas Treats, O Christmas Treats

O Christmas Treats, O Christmas Treats

Whether you love veggies or not, you know that they need to have a place in your diet. But finding new ways to make veggies taste good can require some serious research skills and a couple hits and misses trolling through taste.com.au or the like. Personally, I am...

Batter-Blitz Bliss

Batter-Blitz Bliss

A new school year is upon us! You can almost hear the squeaking of the see-saws and scratching of pencil on paper as the kids prepare for 2019. A new school year is an exciting time as you purchase new stationery, see your child progress up a grade, and look forward...

The Colour of Change

The Colour of Change

Pink is a vibrant colour. To some, it may bring back nostalgic memories of ballerina slippers made to fit the tiniest of feet. To others, it may represent the beautiful scent of a familiar flower. Pink is the colour of strength, courage and empathy. It is these...

The Classic Weave

The Classic Weave

  Christmas is only a few rings of the bell away and our tummies are already grumbling for the festive feast season ahead! What better time to ditch the no-sugar rule and indulge in some tasty treats? I personally eat sugar all year round (round being the...

It’s Gonna be Saucy

It’s Gonna be Saucy

The anticipation is building for the exciting festive season ahead! The shops have become littered with tinsel and miniature Santas greeting you as you pass by the fruit aisle. Personally, I get drawn in like a kid in a candy store and I can barely resist making hasty...

A Journey through Australia

A Journey through Australia

Living in Australia, we come to appreciate the beautiful flora and fauna around us. Michelle Pike, a renowned Australian illustrator, takes us on a journey down under with each beautiful piece of artwork she produces. Michelle’s art is a marriage of colour, culture,...

For the Love of the Turtle

For the Love of the Turtle

Recently, the plastic bag ban rippled its way across Queensland and Western Australia, following the action that was taken in ACT, South Australia and Tasmania.[1] The decision comes as the result of the damaging effects that plastic pollution is having on the...

A Gift from Me to You

A Gift from Me to You

Sometimes, searching for the perfect gift is a challenge. You either have an ingenious gift idea for someone or you’re stuck scanning Google, red-eyed and hopeless considering a voucher from their local shopping centre (not that anyone can really complain). But often...

Crispy Tasty Pastries

Crispy Tasty Pastries

I sometimes find it difficult to make sweeping declarations such as, “I have a sweet tooth” because, to be honest, when given the choice between a chocolate tart and a slice of freshly baked bread, I can’t quite decide who the winner is. Sometimes I crave the devilish...

The Best of Berkel

The Best of Berkel

Some of you may never have heard of Berkel but Berkel is one brand you certainly want to hear about. Think German steel matched with Italian design – the perfect marriage. Berkel is more than simply a trademark but a lifestyle emphasised by the quality of its products...

Divine Swiss Design

Divine Swiss Design

Whether you love veggies or not, you know that they need to have a place in your diet. But finding new ways to make veggies taste good can require some serious research skills and a couple hits and misses trolling through taste.com.au or the like. Personally, I am...

What’s the Big Fuss with Ceramic Knives?

What’s the Big Fuss with Ceramic Knives?

I am sure many of us who enjoy cooking have experienced the frustration that comes from cutting with a blunt steel knife. You pull it out of the drawer or knife block, get yourself ready to make magic in the kitchen and as you slice the fruit or vegetable, you find...

The Luxury of Laguiole

The Luxury of Laguiole

There is no denying that when it comes to the French, the word luxury can never appear overused. But what if one could enjoy some of life’s luxuries without burning a hole in their wallet? Laguiole Jean Neron is more than just wooden boards and stainless steel...

Do the Twist

Do the Twist

Sometimes, searching for the perfect gift is a challenge. You either have an ingenious gift idea for someone or you’re stuck scanning Google, red-eyed and hopeless considering a voucher from their local shopping centre (not that anyone can really complain). But often...

So, Who’s Making Pancakes?

So, Who’s Making Pancakes?

Christmas is a time to be jolly and how else do you achieve that feeling without delicious food? Personally, I think that the festive season is a time to indulge in all types of scrumptious treats without the guilt that the rest of the year can bring. The festive...

Takumi – The Master of Artistry

Takumi – The Master of Artistry

  Betty Bossi decided that vegetables were better eaten in spirals and spaghetti form, and what a fantastic idea it was! The Icon Chef Veggie Twister PLUS, designed in Switzerland by Betty Bossi, spiralizes large volumes of vegetables. This nifty kitchen gadget...

See Me Rolling

See Me Rolling

I would assume there’s very few of us who don’t enjoy the taste of a cheeky sauce dolloped on a meal. But often the sauces you purchase from the store are packed with sugar and preservatives. I am not suggesting there aren’t some healthier options out there, but the...

Don’t Think Twice About This New Device

Don’t Think Twice About This New Device

Sometimes, searching for the perfect gift is a challenge. You either have an ingenious gift idea for someone or you’re stuck scanning Google, red-eyed and hopeless considering a voucher from their local shopping centre (not that anyone can really complain). But often...

The Wonder is in the Box

The Wonder is in the Box

Recently, the plastic bag ban rippled its way across Queensland and Western Australia, following the action that was taken in ACT, South Australia and Tasmania.[1] The decision comes as the result of the damaging effects that plastic pollution is having on the...

It’s Time to Think Pink

It’s Time to Think Pink

As proud Gold Sponsors of the National Breast Cancer Foundation Australia, we believe it is important to give back to the community. NBCF is the driving force behind much of the research being conducted about breast cancer and is the only national body that funds...

Spring in your step…and your lunch box

Spring in your step…and your lunch box

    As winter is coming to a close and the days are becoming warmer, heavy lunches can sometimes leave you feeling full and sluggish. It’s spring day today and what better way to welcome the new season than with this delicious lemon and honey chicken salad!...

It’s Easy with the Speedy

A new school year is upon us! You can almost hear the squeaking of the see-saws and scratching of pencil on paper as the kids prepare for 2019. A new school year is an exciting time as you purchase new stationery, see your child progress up a grade, and look forward...

Dine like the French

Dine like the French

There is something inexplicable about French cuisine that makes the rest of us that little bit envious. The elegance of French cooking is born out of the French culture, which is embedded in every authentic French patisserie and restaurant on the street. But how can...

Apple and Rhubarb Crumble – Winter Indulgence

Apple and Rhubarb Crumble – Winter Indulgence

  Betty Bossi decided that vegetables were better eaten in spirals and spaghetti form, and what a fantastic idea it was! The Icon Chef Veggie Twister PLUS, designed in Switzerland by Betty Bossi, spiralizes large volumes of vegetables. This nifty kitchen gadget...