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32 Foods That You Must Try

Posted on March 9, 2012 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Being a chef I have had the pleasure and advantage of being able to try a very large array of foods and cuisines from all over the world. However, there are some foods that stay in your mind, the ones that you just can’t get enough of and you find yourself hunting these products down and continuing to put them on menus. Here a...

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Cooking With Love This Valentine's Day

Posted on January 24, 2012 at 9:05 AM Comments comments (0)

 

There is no better time to spice it up in the kitchen than on Valentine’s Day. Choosing the right foods may even see you spicing it up in the bedroom as well.

 

 

An aphrodisiac food is one that is believed to stimulate the sex drive and increase sexual performance. Aphrodisiac foods have been used as far back...

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How to be Australian on Australia Day

Posted on January 9, 2012 at 1:05 AM Comments comments (2)

On Australia Day it's essential that we all act Australian.

 

Beer is a good start. No imported numbers, it has to be VB. It is also good if you can find a way of attaching the beer to your head and have a long tube going to your mouth. This leaves the hands free to concentrate on the food.

 

Attire is another important factor, you must wear thongs. No expensive...

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A Blunt Knife Will Always Cut

Posted on December 31, 2011 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)

"You have more chance of cutting yourself with a blunt knife"

 

As strange as this statement may sound, it is very true. A blunt knife needs extra force with often a slight adjustment in usual cutting technique. It will cut uneven and sometimes will even slide off the product instead of cutting into it increasing the chance of the blade making c...

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What to do With Those Christmas Left Overs

Posted on December 26, 2011 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Christmas is a time where our eyes always seem to be bigger than our stomaches and often after a day of indulging we are still left with a fridge full of left-overs.

 

A lot of the times these left-overs stay in the fridge and get pushed towards the back and rarely used resulting in a lot of wasted food.

 

W...

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Not So Offal After All.

Posted on December 15, 2011 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (1)

 

Offal is described as the entrails and organs of a butchered animal such as, but not limited to, the tongue, kidneys, intestines, brains, liver, and heart. It was once common in times when food was scarce but it eventually was phased out due to the popularity of other cuts of meat and often got discarded as pet food. But as recently as the 1970s, lambs ...

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The Ultimate Fruit Salad

Posted on December 3, 2011 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Quite often the question arises... "is a tomato a fruit or vegetable?" Well to answer the age old question, it is actually a fruit.

 

Confusion between fruits and vegetables usually arise because of their different usages. A lot of fruits may actually be referred to as vegetables because they are used in a savoury manor as opposed to sweet.

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The Rising Awareness of Gluten Free Cooking

Posted on November 20, 2011 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

 

There are a lot of allergies that people suffer through the consumption of certain foods and gluten is one of those components that affect approximately 1 out of 100 people in Australia.

 

People who have coeliac disease cannot tolerate a protein called gluten which is found in wheat, rye, and barley. When people with coeliac dis...

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Food Allergies and the Ingredients Behind Them

Posted on November 16, 2011 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)

 

People have long had reactions to particular ingredients and for many it is still a grey area of where these ingredients lie.

 

The following is a basic list that will help you identify products containing different allergens. While some might seem quite obvious, the others will help you to confirm the additions of many ingre...

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Amazing Christmas Fare

Posted on November 11, 2011 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Christmas is creeping up on us quite quickly and we need to start thinking about the big day that we all get together with our family and friends and enjoy a massive fest of gift sharing and over indulging of fresh seafood, meat platters and christmas pudding.

 

Here are some great recipes to take you through the wh...

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