Food & Drink

8 Things You Can Do to Make Kitchen Knives Last Longer

2014 March 11 | Words by Sharee Narciso | Photography by Avago
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Knife abuse happens more often than we’d like to think – and you’ve got to admit that you’ve done it, too, at some point. Kitchen knives are among the most basic and essential tools in cooking and preparing food – and if there’s anything we’ve learned from celebrity chefs,  it’s that there’s nothing more dangerous […]

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Top 5 Barbecuing Tips this Australia Day

2014 January 12 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
Australia Day BBQ

All you need to know about barbecuing this Australia Day Few things are as quintessentially Australian as firing up the barbecue and cooking up a delicious feast for family and friends. With Australia Day fast approaching, a good portion of the country will spend it in close proximity to a barbecue, whipping up grilled cuts […]

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Detox for summer!

2013 November 13 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
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Five juices guaranteed to put a spring back in your step… Keep yourself refreshed this summer with these delightfully invigorating juices. As well as being phenomenally tasty, they offer fantastic health benefits… Purple Passion Crisp, sweet and refreshing, this fruitful concoction is a great breakfast option. Contains: Raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, apple Green Dream Try something […]

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Eggcellent Poaching!

2013 June 19 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
Poached Eggs

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3 Ways With: Rhubarb

2013 May 11 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
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  Technically a vegetable but enjoyed like a fruit, rhubarb is grown primarily for its fleshy stalk and is most commonly stewed with sugar to use in pies, crumbles, cakes and jams. Packed with health benefits, low calorie rhubarb contains plenty of calcium, lutein, vitamin K and antioxidants. The roots and stems are also rich […]

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Yummy Plum and Vanilla Bean Jam Recipe!

2013 May 01 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
Plum Vanilla Bean Jam

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The Art of the Chocolate Melt

2013 January 11 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
Melted Chocolate

As easy as one, two, three… It might melt deliciously and easily in your mouth, but trying to melt chocolate for cooking purposes can prove to be significantly more challenging. Achieving the right temperature and proximity to heat is a precarious balancing act, that if slightly off can result in your chocolate burning and clumping. […]

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LotusGrill Portable Barbecues

2012 November 26 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
LotusGrill

    Pack your barbecue as easily as a fold-up chair! We are going crazy for these LotusGrill Portable Barbecues here at Avago. On the beach, at a park, in the bush or just in your back yard, the LotusGrill is the must have item of summer. The revolutionary portable barbecue makes enjoying seared steaks, […]

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3 Ways With: Spring Greens

2012 October 19 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
Spring Greens

Fresh, healthy and delicious, Spring Greens are perfect for that time of year when the warmer weather starts to set in. The versatile vegetable can be used in a number of different ways and is ideal for everything from warm and cold dishes to sides, snacks and appetisers. Green Bean and Prosciutto Bundles Perfect as […]

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A Bloody Good Time for Halloween!

2012 October 19 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
Halloween Bloody Mary

Killer Bloody Mary  With Halloween just around the corner,  the scary annual event provides the perfect excuse to make these delightfully sinister cocktails… Ingredients (per person) Double Shot of Vodka 1/2 lime juice only 6 Dashes Worcestershire sauce 3 Dashes Tabasco Sauce 150ml tomato juice 1 teaspoon of horseradish Pinch Salt and freshly ground black […]

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