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Retro Chinese Potato ‘Birds Nest’ Baskets

As a child I was always fascinated by Potato “Birds Nest” Baskets that you could order at the local Chinese restaurant to serve your stir-fry in. It was my favourite thing to order growing up as it just seemed magical that you could actually eat the basket! What makes these baskets so tasty is clearly […]

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Raw Zucchini ‘Noodles’ & Thai Coriander Pesto

I’ve already written about the Raw Food Revolution in a previous blog post and it looks like it’s here to stay! I think that can only be a good thing, especially for those who don’t like to cook. Think about it, raw food involves no cooking so for those who don’t have time to cook or don’t […]

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“Un-Australian” Mushroom & Lentil Pot Pies

I realise that I am at risk of being arrested and possibly deported to Papua New Guinea for posting up a vegetarian pie recipe the day before the AFL Grand Final. For we Australians are a meat pie loving folk. Especially at the football! We love meat pies so much that I wouldn’t be surprised if […]

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Live Below The Line

I can almost hear the collective sigh across the country as the weekend is nearing! Hurrah for Friday night drinks, a Saturday sleep in and a relaxing Sunday morning reading the paper and maybe even going out for breakfast? But what if you only had $2 per day to spend? Well, that would buy you […]

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Super Food Smoothies

The other day I saw Tiffany Hall in the flesh. You know the blonde, bronzed Goddess from The Biggest Loser? The first (and only) thing I said to her was, ‘Wow, now I really feel fat and pale’. I couldn’t help but compare my short, chubby legs / cankles to Tiffany’s taut calf muscles and […]

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A Spring Lunch

Spring is well and truly upon us and with it comes an abundance of crisp asparagus, fresh broad beans, succulent lamb, blushed cheeks and ladies that lunch in pink polka dot dresses. Well, maybe that last part is just me? Lunch in spring is always a delightful affair as the sun emerges from winter’s clasp, […]

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How to Make Perfect Risotto & Pasta!

Admittedly most things taste better when they have been deep-fried, but honestly what is with ‘dagwood dogs’? For those of you unfamiliar, they are processed sausages or ‘hot dogs’ that have been battered, shoved onto a stick and then deep-fried. Sound disgusting? That’s because they are. But according to my boyfriend (who also has a […]

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