I have to admit that there are times when I miss the fun of my single days, including the fun of cooking for myself. They were the days of subscriptions to Gourmet Traveller, experimenting with verjuice, Jerusalem artichokes and the finest quality Dutch cocoa, and leisurely whiling away the evenings with a strong blue cheese […]
To save time when writing out your shopping list and to avoid forgotten items, keep a restock list handy and jot down things you run out of or things that you need as soon as you start running low or as you run out. The refrigerator or pantry door is a good place to keep […]
Can you believe the price of meat? Take lamb for example. The price of lamb has risen by 8% every year since 2000. That’s well above overall inflation. Lamb cutlets were once a staple when we were kids, and are now a treat for a special occasion. Even though meat has gotten expensive for a […]
The old fresh v frozen debate. Fresh isn’t blanched so has more nutrients. Frozen doesn’t sit around all year in storage so has more nutrients. Fresh vegetables have more ‘life force’ so are better for your chakras… yep, the debate continues to rage and it’s heated. But for many of us, the question of fresh […]
Buying food in bulk and cooking and freezing leftovers for later are both great ways to save money, but they’re dependent on how well we utilise the freezer. In this article you will find some hints tips on freezing and a freezing guide.
We’ve lost touch with nature a little. Eating in season not only saves you money on the groceries, it’s healthier and it strengthens our connection with nature and the seasons. Here are 4 printable seasonal eating guides for Australia.
Gourmet cooking doesn’t have to break the budget, infact it could even save you money.