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Getting By With a Little Help from Julia Child

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IN THIS AUG. 21, 1978, FILE PHOTO, AMERICAN TELEVISION CHEF JULIA CHILD SHOWS A SALADE NICOISE SHE PREPARED IN THE KITCHEN OF HER VACATION HOME IN GRASSE, SOUTHERN FRANCE.

Julia Child is one of the most iconic chefs and authors of her time. Ever since she published her first cookbook in the early 1960s and when she became a television chef slash household name in the 1970s, Julia has remained an inspiration to all food enthusiasts.  Here are our favourite Julia Child quotes that […]

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3 Fail-Safe Easter Bread Recipes

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Easter is coming up real soon, and we all know that food is a big part of the festivities. Nobody can say no to a sweet treat or a fluffy cake on the table. All over the world, there are different dishes that are enjoyed as the lenten season concludes itself. Here in Australia, hot […]

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Barbecuing vs Grilling: What’s the Difference?

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One thing that Aussies are super passionate about is their love for barbecues. It’s not just about the food, too. Families relish the idea of gathering during weekends around their barbecue or grill, with mugs of beer in tow. One thing that many people are confused about, though, is the difference between the two. Despite […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Barbecuing vs Grilling: What’s the Difference?

Healthy Pancake Varieties

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Pancakes are one of the most beloved breakfast staples all over the world. Knowing that you’ll be having pancakes in the morning is enough to put a spring in your step. But while there is no contesting that they are as delicious as they are simple, we should also keep our pancake-glazed breakfasts in moderation. […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Healthy Pancake Varieties

Our Top 6 Favourite Jamie Oliver Recipes!

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He is known for a lot of things. Jamie Oliver is the Naked Chef, has given us a peek at how it is possible to make sumptuous meals in 30 minutes, is one of the biggest culinary celebrities in the UK and US, has advocated for healthier food choices for kids and school, and has won multiple […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Our Top 6 Favourite Jamie Oliver Recipes!

Macarons vs Macaroons: What’s The Difference?

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Since the recent resurgence of the macarons, more than a few of us had our heads shaking – are these pastries any different from macaroons? Are they the same thing? I used to make the same mistake of thinking they’re one and the same. So, in honour of all things sweet and yummy, let’s settle […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Macarons vs Macaroons: What’s The Difference?

5 St. Patrick’s Day Decoration Ideas

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St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and everybody’s out planning their parties early on in the month. To help you keep things creative and fresh, we’ll list down some decoration (and then some) ideas to kickstart this awesome day of drinking and everything green. From party crafts to finger food to serve your […]

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Various Types of Icing (and What They’re For)

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We all love them, but I’m sure many of us out there have no idea that there are more than a couple of types of icing to choose from. For those who want to be baking masters, read on to feed your hunger for all things sweet and rich. Here are the 6 types of icing, […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Various Types of Icing (and What They’re For)

6 Unique Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day

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Every person is unique in different aspects of life. This includes the way he or she celebrates special occasions and memorable days. With Valentine’s Day dawning upon us, it is easy to get frustrated and run out of new things to do. To help bring out the inner [hopeless] romantics in all of us, here […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | 6 Unique Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day

How to Celebrate Australia Day!

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Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Oi! Oi! Oi! The ways to celebrate Australia Day are as diverse as the citizens that comprise this great nation. Whatever your poison may be, be it a barbecue with friends, a day at the beach, a lazy day at home or drinks at a pub, there are plenty of ways to […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | How to Celebrate Australia Day!