3 Ways With: Spring Greens

2012 October 19 | Words by Samantha Jones
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
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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Boiling Point

2012 October 14 | Words by Samantha Jones
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Energy saving tips for your kettle… When it comes to combating global warming, the smallest changes can make the biggest difference. We’re bombarded on a daily basis with grand energy saving schemes (don’t drive a car! convert your home!), many of which are neither financially viable nor realistic options for the average Australian. There are […]

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Carbo-Load!

2012 October 12 | Words by Samantha Jones
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9 Things You Might Not Know About Bread… 1. Bread has been prepared for at least the past 30’000 years. 2. Breaking bread is a universal sign of peace and has close ties to religious expression and communion. 3. In medieval times in Western Europe breads were typically named after the class of people who […]

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Cupboard Clean Out

2012 October 04 | Words by Samantha Jones
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Tips for spring cleaning your pantry… The pantry can be one of the messiest, most disorganised features of the home. Used almost every day and added to at least once a week, it can be difficult to stay on top of the ever growing supply without some semblance of order. From labelling to repackaging and […]

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3 Ways With: Beetroot

2012 October 04 | Words by Samantha Jones
3 Ways with Beetroot

No stranger to a tasty summer salad or succulent burger, the beetroot is one of the more decadent members of the vegetable family. Vivacious in colour and distinct in flavour, beetroot (or beets as it is also known) is a great source of antioxidants, high in vitamin C and manganese. One of the more versatile […]

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Say Cheese!

2012 October 04 | Words by Samantha Jones
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La Fromagerie in London By Marie Joubert Life without cheese is inconceivable to the Avago team. That’s why La Fromagerie tops our must-visit London list. Stylish and unconventional, La Fromagerie is recognised as one of the finest cheese shops in England frequented by some of London’s best chefs. For us the dazzling array of delectable […]

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Heart of Chocolate

2012 October 04 | Words by Samantha Jones
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9 Things You Might Not Know… 1.The word “chocolate” comes from the Aztec work, “cacahuatl” or “xocolatl”, which means “bitter water”. 2. Chocolate is extracted from Cocoa Beans, of which the average consumption is around 600’000 tons per year. 3. Consumers spend more than $20 billion annually on chocolate with chocolate manufacturers using around 40% […]

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Oil Spoils!

2012 September 28 | Words by Samantha Jones
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All you need to know about infusing oil… Perfect for salad dressings, drizzling over pasta, on bread or simply as a decorative feature, homemade Infused Oil is easy to make and can be a thoughtful do-it-yourself gift to share with friends. More of an art than a science, achieving the perfect flavours, strength and combinations […]

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