Category: Food & Drink

August 12, 2015

6 common signs of dehydration

Dry skin Are you suffering from very dry skin? Believe it or not, this could be caused by a lack of water consumption. When our bodies become dehydrated, the moisture from your skin is drawn away, leaving you with dry, less supple skin. Bad breath It may not be an obvious one, but having bad […]

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August 12, 2015

How to roast perfect chicken and veggies

Creating the perfect roast chicken and vegetables is easy once you know the basics. Follow our guide for a roast chook so good, everyone will be begging to know your secret. What you will need: 1.5-kilogram chicken (taken out of the fridge 30-minutes before cooking) Butter (you can play with flavours) 2 medium onions 2 […]

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August 11, 2015

Nutrition facts you didn't know

Your body loves avocado You’ve probably heard that avocado is full of fat. However, before you write off this unique green fruit altogether check out the amazing health benefits: Avocados are loaded with fibre and contain 36 per cent of your daily requirement of vitamin K. Avocados contain more than twice the amount of potassium […]

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August 11, 2015

Work, rest and play in Wollongong

Wollongong is a great destination to take things slow and escape from the fast-paced city life for a while. There are so many places to visit in this beautiful coastal area, while you’re not working on your tan or catching a fish for the night’s dinner, be sure to check out these places. Where to […]

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August 7, 2015

Sweet dips to impress your guests

Whether you want to serve up some sweet dips instead of dessert, or include them as part of a lolly buffet, these recipes are sure to have your guests talking for all the right reasons! Peanut butter dip – this is a great option for those who love a sweet treat, but might be a […]

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August 7, 2015

The best eggs Bene recipe

Super Simple Eggs Benedict Recipe Hollandaise sauce ingredients 2 eggs 100g unsalted butter 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp mustard 1 ice cube (if necessary) Meal ingredients 4 eggs 4 split English muffins 20g baby spinach leaves 125g shaved ham 1 thinly-sliced avocado To make the Hollandaise sauce Separate the egg yolks from the whites, […]

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August 6, 2015

Top 3 Cooking Oils To Make You A Better Cook

Deciding what oil to use for cooking doesn’t need to be a challenge. Follow these simple rules to figure out what oil to use. 1. Olive Oil Used for thousands of years, olive oil is one of the most popular oils in the food cooking bible. Created by crushing olives, the paste leftover is stirred […]

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August 5, 2015

Simple Tricks For Fussy Eaters

Being a fussy eater is a normal developmental stage in young children. As they grow older you will both become familiar with their favourite foods and their not-so-favourite foods. But dealing with a fussy eater can make this time seem like a million years away. We’ve done our research and created this simple cheat-sheet to […]

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August 5, 2015

Homemade Cold Pressed Coffee

Coffee has become a morning ritual so cherished, that starting the day without a strong brew seems almost impossible. For many, the flavour of traditional coffee is too bitter so sweetening with sugar and flavours is the only way to mask the unpleasant taste. Or so we thought. Cold brew coffee, compared to a regular […]

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August 5, 2015

Beginner's guide to tea varieties

Black Tea One of the most popular types of tea, black tea, is made from fully oxidised leaves, which make for a deep and hearty cuppa. The process of making black tea involves withering and rolling the tea leaves followed by an extended period of fermentation, resulting in a full-bodied, strong flavour. Black tea has […]

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