Baking is the most interesting part of cooking. If you enjoy baking cakes, you will also enjoy cake decorating. Below is are tips on how to successfully decorate a chocolate cake.
Living in such a fruitful climate, it means vibrant, fresh ingredients hitting stores ready for you to conjure up tasty and healthy meals from your own kitchen with ease. Here, we give you four satisfying, seasonal and simple recipes to follow.
Turmeric is a spice grown in Indian backyards and kitchen gardens. Turmeric is not just another fad – it adds taste to your dishes and provides many health benefits. In the Ancient Indian health practice of Ayurveda and Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric is used in many preparations.
Ribs by themselves are incomplete and must be accompanied by a side dish or two. Here is a list of 10 best side dishes that you must immediately try to complement those succulent beef, lamb and pork ribs.
It may sound a little like a foreign concept – and perhaps even a bit controversial – but using whiskey in cooking is a great way to boost the flavour profiles in a wide range of dishes, including bbq and desserts.
With the holiday season approaching, life can get pretty busy, so how do you find the time to take care of your health? It turns out that healthy choices, even a quick two minutes in the kitchen, can give you some big rewards.
There are a ton of others out there, just like you, who want to hit it big time in the blogging lottery. Fortunately, having a standout blog is less about luck and more about your work ethic and strategy.
Drambuie have some delicious new cocktail recipes. The Scotch Whisky Liqueur is officially relaunching the brand with a 3-month bar event, ‘A Night with the Nail’ each Thursday evening at ‘The Swinging Cat’ located on King Street in Sydney’s CBD.
Colette Heimowitz, Vice President of Nutrition and Education at Atkins Nutritionals – and diet advisor to Kim Kardashian – shares her top tips and low-carb lunch recipes to curb the cravings and keep you looking good, and feeling healthy, all winter long.
Coinciding with the release of her first-ever bakeware range, the ‘Home Cook Hero’ will be returning to TV on Sundays at noon on Channel 7 from 14th February 2016 with Lyndey Milan’s Summer Baking Secrets.
When Emily George was diagnosed with Meniere’s disease, doctors advised her she would have to cut salt from her diet. So Emily embarked on a journey to find low sodium recipes and this unique cookbook was born.
When piling our plates high on Christmas Day, it’s easy to forget just how many calories we’re consuming. Here’s a breakdown of just how many calories are in our favourite Christmas treats and what you can do to burn the excess energy.
I decided to figure out a healthy eggnog recipe using almond milk as the main ingredient. Not only does it taste amazing, one cup of vanilla-flavored, unsweetened almond milk only sets you back 30 calories.
With full-on festive feasts just around the corner, it’s easy to scrap healthy eating and succumb to the celebratory mood – only to regret it later, making it the ideal time to go low-carb.
An important thing to remember about cooking on a BBQ is that it is a lot hotter than your regular stove-top. Because of this, oils will oxidise faster, meaning the ones you choose to cook with will have to be selected very carefully.
There are simple ways to keep bones healthy at any age and help prevent osteoporosis. Calcium is one of the foundations of strong bones. Get started with these calcium-rich recipes from Jean Hailes and Dairy Australia.
Throwing a dinner party at home is certainly cheaper than treating half a dozen friends and family to a meal out. There are plenty of ways to have your meal and eat it without running around too much for your guests.
Following a low carbohydrate diet doesn’t mean you have to miss out on your favourite Easter treats. In the second of two free recipes from Atkins, you can make these Low Carb Easter Buns at home.
Following a low carbohydrate diet doesn’t mean you have to miss out on chocolate treats at Easter. In the first of two free recipes from Atkins, you can make these Low Carb Chocolate coated coconut Easter eggs.
With the DIY attitude running strong at Halloween time, it is good to get crafty. Along with homemade pumpkin heads and decorations, why not have homemade treats to go with it!
This free recipe is by Head Chef Michael Robinson of Margan Restaurant based in the beautiful Broke Fordwich wine sub-region of the Hunter Valley in New South Wales.
This recipe was created by Michael Robinson, Head Chef at the Margan Restaurant, recently named one of the Top Ten Regional NSW Restaurants by Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide 2014.
Nothing warms you up on a cold winter’s day quite like a hearty soup. Beat the winter chills with this Smoky Chorizo & White Bean Soup from Beak & Sons.
New Atkins has created a low carb breakfast recipe easy enough for Dad and the kids to make. The recipe, Eggs Benedict with Portobello Mushroom, has 5g of carbohydrates per serve and serves two.
Tom Rutledge, former MasterChef contestant and managing director of HelloFresh Australia, dishes up nine of the most common #foodfails and how to avoid them, next time you step into the kitchen.
In an effort to encourage more Australians to buy their products, SPC Ardmona will showcase its range of 100% Australian grown produce with free recipes for home cooks.
Australia’s Healthy Weight Week has kicked off with a free online cookbook, a very informative website and more than 270 events planned across the country.
Melanie McGrice from the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA), has put together five simple food swaps for the barbeque this Australia Day. There’s also a recipe for lamb and vegetable kebabs.
You’re really know you’ve made it when they immortalise your face on a postage stamp. Just ask culinary greats Margaret Fulton, Maggie Beer, Stephanie Alexander, Neil Perry and Kylie Kwong, the five legends of Australian cooking, who this week were honoured as the recipients of the 2014 Australia Post Legends Award.
Simon Ward is the head chef and part owner of Hammer & Tong in Melbourne. Simon has put together two recipes for us which you can use to re-create these delicious meals at home.
A delicious recipe for Lamb Ribs from Simon Ward. Showcasing a casual take on fine dining, Simon’s signature style and love for fresh, simple ingredients with a twist, are complemented by hand selected wines and a team that knows their stuff.
Australia’s peak nutrition body, the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA), is about to launch its annual Australia’s Healthy Weight Week campaign (17-23 February), which focuses, this year, on helping adults between 25-50 years to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, using simple tools like home cooking and right portion sizes. To kick things off, DAA […]
A new cookbook edited by Ita Buttrose and written by a 94 year old, one-legged grandmother, is set to bring back childhood memories of ‘real’ home cooking and raise money for Alzheimer’s Australia. Nana No Hats is a collection of simple and delicious recipes from much-loved Gold Coast nana, Corrie Lee. Publication of the cookbook […]
Tanya Bartolini always knew she loved to cook, but it wasn’t until she took maternity leave from a high-stress career in finance and gave birth to her son that she realised she wanted to do it for a living. Now, she manages a popular food website – The Kitchen Bench – and is launching her […]
We may be spicing our food with salmonella, according to a new report. About seven percent of spices tested by the US Food and Drug Administration were found to be contaminated with the deadly bug. Here’s what you need to know. According to a report in the New York Times, a study of more than […]