If food waste was a country, it would be the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gasses. In Australia, we waste about 20 per cent of the food we buy. Around half of all fruit and veggies we buy gets tossed. Around four million tonnes of food ends up in landfill. That’s a recipe for
Welcome to another Wacky Wednesday project – recipes for food fit for fairies. Actually, this food is also fit for pirates, robots, princesses, dragons – whatever theme for a party you come up with. Have you ever noticed how everyone loves the end bits when it comes to sausage rolls? My easy
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – make your own gingerbread man and houses. The houses can be made large enough to use as a clever wrapping solution for Christmas or small enough to hold a tiny battery tea light and hang on the tree. There are two gingerbread man projects – an
Instead of striving to be the one who ‘wears the pants’ in the family, men should be donning the apron. Why? Because it’s sexy. Research, commissioned by the appliance brand Sunbeam, showed women get more turned on when their male partners are whipping up a cake, or making a cup of coffee than
CAKE, LOVE, AND FRIENDSHIP – A RECIPE MADE IN HEAVEN There is a lot of mystery surrounding the origins of Persian Love Cake, adding to its exotic appeal. First, there are two versions – one filled with rose-scented buttercream and another using almond meal and pistachios, giving a nutty caramel flavour. THE
Welcome to Glam Grans’ Favourite Foods – Part 5 – the final in this series honouring grandparents’ recipes. As promised in last week’s Favourite Foods post, I will share with you some more tips from the M. W. U Cookery Book as well as a delicious fudge recipe that will be sure to delight everyone.
Welcome to Glam Grans’ Favourite Foods – part 4 – comfort and wellness This week features two favourite grandmothers with recipes to comfort and to make you well. Read about the old cookbook that inspired this series in Part One. Part Two featured my Mum’s Yummy Chicken and Part Three included a delicious recipe for
Welcome to Glam Grans’ Favourite Foods – Part 3 This is part three in my Favourite Foods Series. You can read what inspired this in Part One, here, and my Mum’s Yummy Chicken recipe in Part Two, here. This week’s favourite Glam Gran is my mother in law who celebrated her 85th birthday
Favourite Foods – Part 2 The most obvious favourite grandmother to start this favourite foods series with is my own mother, who turned 85 this year. I remember when I was growing up that Mum always cooked kind of exotic food compared to what all my friends used to get. I think it
Favourite Foods –Part 1 Fancy some ox eyes or some scotch woodcock? How about some wet devil? Did you know Petit Toe Pie is actually pigs’ feet pie? Each Friday this month I plan to feature a favourite gran’s special dish in honour of Grandparents Day (to be celebrated in NSW on October 25).