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Friday the 13th

It’s unclear where the superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th started but if the month starts on a Sunday then you’ll have a Friday the 13th. October brings us a Friday the 13th and Halloween.  If you are little superstitious when it comes to Friday the 13th then lets eat foods that bring us luck. Pork […]

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Menu Planning

It’s a universal fact that the question of ‘What’s for dinner?‘ sends a shiver up the spine of the designated cook in every household. Just a little simple planning can mean stress free shopping, saving money and an easier time when it comes to the cooking. My biggest tip is to keep it simple.  Save the […]

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Recipe: How to Roast a Whole Duck

Any kind of roast is easy and delicious but I think a whole duck roasted is something to get excited about.  Here’s few tips to help you get the perfect roast duck. Method: The night before, remove duck from packaging, pat dry skin and leave in fridge overnight for skin to dry out. To ensure […]

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Salad with dressing

Veggies for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

To quickly recap from my last article on this topic, I recommend aiming for 8 – 10 servings of veggies a day. Veggies are an important source of essential nutrients, antioxidants and fibre. Regular consumption of veggies helps to prevent development of health conditions such as cardiovascular disease and cancer. BREAKFAST Eggs. Add spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes or whatever […]

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Recipe: Turmeric Chicken Cutlets

Turmeric is one of my most favourite spices and I consume it every day.  Be careful when marinating these as turmeric will stain your hands and possibly your kitchen bench.  Its worth it though as these are delicious. Ingredients: 1kg free range chicken cutlets 3 tbsp ground turmeric 2 tbsp ground coriander 2 tbsp ground cumin 1 tsp chilli […]

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