The sun is out and you want to feel its warmth on your skin. You think about fun times under the sun and can’t wait for those outdoor picnics, beach hangouts, beautiful hikes, and perfect pool afternoons. But the sun isn’t all bright and shiny. Sometimes it can be unforgiving too. Don’t let it beat you though! Enjoy your day out in the sun with these top tips on how to stay hydrated even in the scorching heat of summer. Continue reading “How to Stay Hydrated This Summer”
Whether you produce a bountiful harvest from your garden or you’re a shopper who buys in bulk when foods go on sale, there are many reasons to try dehydration over other food storage methods, and the process is not difficult.
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Having a dehydrator in your kitchen makes it a cinch to create your own healthy snacks. There are heaps of fruits and veggies you can dry with your kitchen dehydrator. A huge benefit of dehydrated fruits and vegetables is that they have a long shelf life, as well as being lightweight which makes them perfect to store or take along to hikes and other outdoor activities. Continue reading “Top 8 Dehydrated Fruits and Vegetables”
MasterChef Semi-Finalist and longtime avid cook, Emelia Jackson adds a seasonal touch to the traditional Apple Tarte Tatin.
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There is no perfect way to make guacamole, use this recipe as a guide and adjust to suit your taste. Guacamole goes great with Nachoes, Burritos or any Mexican dish.
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Legend has it that the beloved dessert, Tarte Tatin originated in the kitchen of the Tatin Sisters who operated a hotel in the French town of Lamotte-Beuvron. While making a pie for guests, one sister mistakenly placed the prepared apples in the dish first. She decided to lay the pastry crust on top, and turn it out after it had finished baking. The result was unusual, but delicious. A tatin is extremely versatile piece of cooking equipment. It is ideal for baking pastry tarts, quiches and pies because there is no need to blind-bake pastry first before adding the filling.
Add a little fruit to your Vodka with this simple festive cocktail! Continue reading “A Berry Merry Cocktail”
Having dessert doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re giving in to unhealthy choices. With a little creativity and out-of-the-box thinking, you can come up with the most delicious, satisfying and addictive cold treats that are perfect for all seasons. Feel free to tweak the choice of fruits and ingredients as you please – remember that experimentation is encouraged.
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We already did a classic pavlova recipe post in the past, but it’s good to switch things up every now and then. After all, the goodness of a well done pav isn’t just significant during Christmas time. So, to indulge in our chocolatier and more decadent cravings, we’re doing a variation here. Stick around to learn how to make your own chocolate and raspberry pavlova in just over an hour.
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Gelato ice cream, frozen yoghurt or sorbet – whatever your poison may be, making your own homemade varieties of these three frozen desserts is a treat and a lot easier to make than you might think.
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