Is your little one growing tired of the usual sandwich for school lunch? We rounded up kitchen-friendly tricks that will help you jazz up a plain lunch box sandwich, save you from stress and, more important, put a smile on your child’s face. (more…)
There’s something pleasantly inviting about an organised pantry. Having everything in order makes it easier to grab a quick snack, find that secret ingredient, or perhaps do some baking. With the right pantry organisation essentials, creating your very own clutter-free space is fun, easy, and definitely rewarding.
Who doesn’t love having grilled or smoked meats for summer? With barbecue season just around the corner, it’s the best time to bring your grilling and smoking skills to the test and do some serious charcoal cooking at home. But with several types of grills and smokers available, how will you know which one suits you best? Read on our easy how-to guide and tips to help you decide if a BBQ grill or BBQ smoker is the one for you.
The sun is finally out, and it’s time for picnic season! Whether you’re catching some sunshine in the back garden or planning for a picnic lunch with the family this weekend, you’ll need some delicious drinks to quench the thirst. Here’s our top five picnic cocktails and summer refreshments you can make without too much fuss. (more…)
For a frozen treat, ice cream is a hot mess historically speaking. For example, no one really knows who invented it, even food historians can’t say. But there’s one interesting claim that debunks everything we know about ice cream: Vanilla is definitely not the first flavour and it may have been honey or raspberry. And do you know oyster ice cream was also a thing back in ’80s and ’90s? Read on to learn a thing or two about the history of ice cream and decide what ice cream flavour is closest to your heart. (more…)
It’s amazing how cooking meats with smoke can turn them into something incredibly tasty. If you are new to the world of making excellent smoked meats, this guide will hopefully have you setting up your trusty smoker at home. Read on and get helpful tips on the best meats to smoke and how to cook them.
They say the way to someone’s heart is through his or her stomach. We say it’s through a box filled with gifts. Be it in a jar, bucket, or basket, a homemade Christmas hamper is surely the most generous gift you can give this year and simply the perfect holiday gift for all the special people in your life. Whether you’re on a tight budget or willing to go all out, we have the best gift hamper ideas for you. (more…)
Summer is the perfect season to let loose and relax. It’s also the right time to host parties, bring your mixing skills to good use, and serve refreshing cocktails. But when your guest list is a combination of spirit lovers and teetotalers, it’s best that you have a few mocktail recipes up your sleeve, too. Let this guide to cocktails and mocktails help you differentiate between the two and give you tips on how to make great party-ready beverages.
Christmas is all about spending quality time with family and friends. It’s the most wonderful time of year, after all. And there’s nothing better that could represent it but a festive table spread that brings together your nearest and dearest. As host, there are a number of things to think about and plan for to ensure everything goes smoothly. This Christmas entertaining guide aims to help you pull off an unforgettable holiday feast. (more…)
Summer is not just for barbecues. It’s also the perfect season to enjoy scoops of anything frozen. From ice cream to gelato to yoghurt, the combination of cream with fruit and other delicious ingredients is the best treat to help you cool down. And with so many frozen desserts to choose from, knowing what sets them apart will definitely help you decide which treat would go well with your wafer cone!