Category: Food & Drink

Beginner's guide to beer

August 17, 2015 - 3 min read

Ale When ale is crafted, all the yeast gathers at the top of the vessel rather than the bottom. This type of beer ferments at a high temperature, allowing the yeast to act quicker during the process. Ale is realitvely fast to produce, sometimes taking only 2 weeks to finish fermenting. It produces rich and […]

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Mocktail recipes to try at home

August 17, 2015 - 3 min read

Virgin Cosmopolitan Perfect for your inner Carrie from Sex and the City, give this recipe a whirl if you like your drinks bittersweet: 4 parts cranberry juice 1 part lime juice 1 part orange juice 1 part sugar syrup 2 dashes orange bitters 1 twist of orange Fill a shaker with ice cubes and add all […]

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Know your cheese

August 16, 2015 - 3 min read

Feta Originating from Greece and procured from either sheep or goat’s milk, feta cheese varies in texture and taste. Made by soaking freshly pressed curds in salt water and then brined, and ranging from having a very crumbly to creamy texture, feta usually consists of a tangy taste. It is best used crumbled into salads […]

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Easy ways to get your 5-a-day

August 15, 2015 - 3 min read

Meals It’s an obvious one, but thinking closely about what meals you’re going to consume, makes it easier to plan your 5-a-day. Whether you opt for a handful of strawberries in your morning cereal, a moorish vegetable stir-fry for lunch, or a delicious fruit salad for dessert, planning to incorporate a bit of fruit and veg into every […]

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5 fruity facts you'll love

August 14, 2015 - 3 min read

Blueberries Studies have shown that eating at least one serving of blueberries a week is very beneficial to the brain and can even prevent memory loss. Blueberries are packed with fibre and antioxidants, and may help to lower the risk of various health problems including blood cholesterol and urinary infections. It’s thought that blueberries may […]

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Awesome brunch ideas

August 14, 2015 - 3 min read

Poached rhubarb on sourdough To satisfy your sweet tooth, give this winning brunch recipe a try. Simmering rhubarb in selected spices and sugar will leave you with the best topping for toasted sourdough slices. Add your choice of custard, ice cream or yoghurt on top of the bread and sink your teeth into this sweet, […]

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4 easy yoga poses for beginners

August 13, 2015 - 3 min read

Mountain Pose – Tadasana One of the most simple positions within yoga, the Mountain Pose helps to improve posture, breathing and clear your mind. How to do it: Stand hip-width apart, with your weight spread evenly and arms by your side. Reach up to the sky and stretch or place your hands in the prayer position. […]

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6 common signs of dehydration

August 12, 2015 - 3 min read

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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How to roast perfect chicken and veggies

August 12, 2015 - 3 min read

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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Work, rest and play in Wollongong

August 11, 2015 - 2 min read

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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