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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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
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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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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 trick of a treat for Halloween!

2012 October 19 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
Spooky Halloween Cupcakes

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Carbo-Load!

2012 October 12 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
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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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3 Ways With: Beetroot

2012 October 04 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
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 | Photography by Avago
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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 | Photography by Avago
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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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