A Guide to Buying Fresh Herbs & Vegetables.
If you are more used to the convenience of packaged or frozen food but want to enhance the freshness and nutrients of your cooking, here are a few quick tips on how to buy, prepare, store and cook fresh vegetables and herbs.
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- Baking dish or saucepan
- Board knife
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A staple in Japanese cuisine, shabu shabu makes use of fresh ingredients and brings healthy cooking to your home! Continue reading “Shabu Shabu”
On a recent trip to Tokyo, we had the opportunity to be taken out for dinner with Mino Tsuchida or in Australia we commonly refer to him as “Mr Global.” We were looking forward to Mino’s choice of restaurant as it had been a bit hit and miss with our culinary experiences in Tokyo, partly due to the fact we had children in tow that narrowed our choices. We jumped at the opportunity to be taken to a restaurant of his choice. Continue reading “Dinner with Mr. Global”
If you are going to get motivated and make some changes in your life the New Year can provide a much needed catalyst for this. Healthy living seems to be high on everyone’s list post the festive season over indulgences. Getting on the green smoothie bandwagon is not for all but if you fancy giving it a crack why not consider investing in a Vitamix. This is arguably Australia’s best and most powerful blender and makes healthy living easy. For the die hards here is a smoothie recipe that will throw you in the deep end of the green smoothie cult. Personally I like my smoothies not so hard core. Continue reading “Go Green Smoothie”
You’ve planted your garden and thanks to your green fingers, it produced an abundance of beautiful fruits and vegetables. You eat some, but not sure what to do with the rest? You can freeze some, but there’s another, very rewarding way of storing excess produce: preserving. Continue reading “Preserving”
When you don’t have enough time to cook a complete meal, we recommend this delicious roast vegetable frittata. It’s quick to do and suits veggie and egg lovers. Plus, if you have extra meat, deli, vegetable, or herbs that you don’t want to go to waste, simply turn them into a frittata—a dish perfect for brunch, quick-fix dinner, and sudden hunger.
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