Articles tagged with: measures

My top 10 kitchen gadgets

My top 10 kitchen gadgets

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.

19 September 2012 by Catherine Saxelby

Additives and what they do

Additives and what they do

All additives have to be identified by their general functional name and also by a code number OR their individual chemical name. So...

24 August 2010 by Catherine Saxelby

How to convert sodium to salt (and salt to sodium)

How to convert sodium to salt (and salt to sodium)

Nutritionists suggest we cut back on salt but it's sodium you'll see listed on food labels and on any recommended daily intakes. So...

6 August 2010 by Catherine Saxelby

What's a standard drink

What's a standard drink

A standard drink is any drink containing 10 grams of alcohol (or 12.5ml pure alcohol). One standard drink always contains the same...

15 June 2010 by Catherine Saxelby

Food measurement and conversions

Food measurement and conversions

If you want to cook something from a recipe book from a country which uses imperial measures or you want to try out your...

31 March 2010 by Catherine Saxelby

Five Food Group from the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating

Standard serve sizes from the Eat For Health Guide

What is a standard serve?  When nutritionists talk about a "serve of vegetables", exactly how much do they mean?  Is it a...

1 March 2009 by Catherine Saxelby