Food

How to Bake a Brilliant Gingerbread House

Over the festive season, few sweet treats are as magical as the gingerbread house. Christmas spices wafting through the home.The warm smell of baking cookies wafting through the house brings with it an undeniable sense of Christmas, a familiar feeling of festive cheer, and an almost audible sound of giggling as families enjoy making a masterful yet delicious mess decorating…

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Food

KOO Beetroot has 2 new surprises !

Over the last few year beetroot has become rather popular around the globe and become a superfood that has been transformed into many delishes food dishes.The humble beetroot has evolved from just a salad to become smoothies ,hummus ,chips and wait for it Beetroot Brownies. I recall as a kid beetroot a salad at functions always bought fresh,boiled and then…

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Food

Purtassi Vegetarian Meal Ideas & Shopping List

With the month long  vegetarian fast of Purtassi upon us coming up with nutritious and interesting meal ideas can be a difficult task.The main meal considerations are no eggs ,meat,chicken,fish or alcohol.Going back 20 years ago fasting meals were literally vegetable curries and an occassional pasta dish were on the menu.Growing up Gran would cook a variety of vegetarian dishes…

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Food, Tips

LockDown Meal Ideas and a Shopping List

I just got back from a quick grocery shop and this was the first time in probably three weeks and trust me it was an experience like no other.And trust me I rushed around the store picked extra things and could not wait to get back home.This whole experience has made me realise that shopping for groceries ,meal planning and…

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