I don’t know about you but I need SOMETHING in the middle of the day, to get me from breakfast to dinner. I find it hard to make it through the whole day without a mini-meal but when you’re busy writing or working on your website, who’s got time to stop and prepare something from scratch?
Q. It used to be a no-no to put hot food into the fridge because it raises the temperature inside the fridge. But we're also told not to leave food cooling on the bench as this allows bacteria to multiply. Which is correct?
We all have meals we love, the ones we look forward to, crave even, but so often these favourite dinners are not the healthiest. They might be packed full of cream, fat, cheese, carbs and stodge, which is not good for you or your waistline. Here's how two passionate foodies Kathryn Elliott and Lucinda Dodds re-work their recipes to make them healthier and better for you.
Here's tried-and-tested advice on how to handle food safely and avoid food poisoning in the kitchen. The risk of food poisoning is eliminated almost entirely if food is correctly handled and cooked - and stored properly. Here's how ...
The rise of the celebrity chefs like Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson and Gordon Ramsay as well as the amazing success of Masterchef has turned cooking at home into a gourmet experience. It's suddenly become fun and achievable. I love it! We all enjoy watching an experienced chef swiftly dice those onions and simplify a complicated recipe so we can re-create it ourselves with confidence (hopefully!).
What gadgets do I find best for cooking quick, healthy meals at home? Here's my list of the best. Some items are at the expensive end of the gadget spectrum and some are just little gadgets that just make life easier. Hope they inspire you to quicker healthier meals at home.
Do you start salivating at the thought of spicy Indian fare? Indian food is a colourful blend of different regional cuisines, each influenced by climate, geography and historical events. In Australia, we are fortunate to be able to enjoy a wide variation of interesting Indian dishes and be part of the growing interest in Indian cuisine.
Do you have a sweet tooth? Love to check out the desserts on the menu before anything else? Rather than denying yourself (and binging later on), here's how you can indulge a little yet still eat light and not blow everything!