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Christmas Gift Hamper Guide

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…)

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Cocktails vs Mocktails

Cocktails and Mocktails: What You Need to Know

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.
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Top Tips For Christmas Entertaining

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…)

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Frozen Desserts

Which is Which? Different Types of Frozen Desserts

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!
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Edible Gift Ideas

Edible Gift Ideas for Christmas

When you want a foolproof present that will make anyone happy, an edible gift is the way to go. With Christmas cheer starting to fill the air, it’s the best time to fill your kitchen with the scent of homemade treats, too. And to help you get started, we got a few yummy ideas that are sure to spark your creativity. From sweet to savoury to boozy, our list has every edible gift idea for all your family and friends to enjoy.
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Secrets of Smooth and Creamy Homemade Ice Cream

Summer is finally here and it’s the perfect time to make some homemade ice cream. It’s fresh, delicious, fun to make, and great for the family. Plus, you get to choose the flavours and put your creativity to test. But how do you get that perfectly smooth and creamy consistency that makes even better ice cream than store-bought ones? Follow these secret techniques to ice cream making at home. (more…)

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Christmas platter inspiration

DIY Christmas Platter Inspirations

Nothing looks more festive than having a colourful array of food beautifully arranged in one platter. Every piece looks so inviting you just want to try them all! And with the Christmas holiday coming up, `tis the perfect season to start planning creative food platters to serve to your guests. To add more magic to your party spread, here’s a few DIY Christmas platter ideas to inspire you and help you get started.
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DIY Beverage Station

How to Create a DIY Beverage Station

A party is not complete without drinks. If you’re planning a party with a number of guests, consider setting up a beverage station as this would let your guests help themselves to your refreshing lemonades or cocktails. With so many options to consider, the best way to make planning easier is to make a checklist of what you want to serve and how you want it to look like. Read on our list to help you create a beverage station that will keep your guests refreshed and wow them, too!
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Wood, Charcoal, Rub: How to Add Barbecue Flavour

Cooking real slow and low is the secret to a perfectly smoked meat. But when adding flavour and enhancing taste and aroma, there are a number of things to consider. From fire control to cooking temperature, types of wood to rubs and sauces, these all affect the end result of your cooking. So before you get smoking and barbecuing, read our guide to help you choose the right type of charcoal, hardwood, and rubs to pack as much flavour into your food as possible. (more…)

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