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Christmas dinners in Australia

It’s summertime in the southern hemisphere, so Aussies fire up their barbecues for Christmas. Steaks, chicken, prawns, lobster, crayfish, ham and turkey are prepared for the dinner. And the crown of the feast is pavlova – a crisp meringue and soft marshmallowy centre...

Absolutely Amazing Coconut

Coconut oil is a blessing in a nut - it can be used for cooking, or even in place of butter on your toast. But if you’re only using it in your kitchen, you are missing out. It’s an all-purpose beauty solution, a total lifesaver at home and even a must-have for pets....

On being organic in Bali

‘We know our doctors and dentists, why don’t we know our farmers?’ asks a recent post. Good question; commercial agriculture is slowly but surely being countered by people who want to connect what is on their plate to a producer and a place and to know that the food...

Herb Life

To a non-botanist, the fact that Mediterranean herbs such as thyme, basil, tarragon, rosemary and oregano thrive in the rich volcanic tropical soil of Bali is nothing short of a miracle. These aromatic herbs with their silver green foliage invoke images of...

Bowing down to the Beet

  Beetroot – whilst recognized as a nutrient dense health food titan and a rich source of the amino acid glutamine – is not generally considered a super-food. There are a number of nutritional indexes available that measure the power of superfoods: one is the...

Jamu Alchemy with Turmeric and Black Pepper

Black pepper enhances the bio-availability of Turmeric, specifically the curcuminoids that famously act as powerful antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial agents. These properties, whilst important anytime any place, are...

Carrot Greens

The ends of carrots you usually chop off and throw away will grow carrot greens if you put them in a dish with a little water. Set the dish in a well-lit windowsill and you'll have carrot tops to use as a garnish or in salads.   [products skus="UD01865,UD01864"...

Garlic Sprouts

When garlic starts to sprout, the little green shoots are too bitter to cook with. Rather than throwing away sprouted cloves, you can put them in a glass with a little water and grow garlic sprouts. The sprouts have a much milder flavor than garlic cloves and are...

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