Get the Kids Cooking

School holidays are the perfect time to get the kids in the kitchen. Often, we bake with our kids but why not get them involved in preparing meals? Start young with age-appropriate tasks and soon you’ll be enjoying them cooking a meal for you! You’re also teaching them valuable life skills. And it’s amazing what … Read more

Cook Me Quick – Meats

Quick and easy is the key when you’re busy. And if you don’t have something to grab out of the freezer, you need ideas for quick, simple and nourishing meals that can be on the table in half an hour. It’s good to have a few recipes on hand that you can return to time … Read more

Soup, Glorious Soup

soup glorious soup

With the colder weather we think comfort food, and that means hot, nourishing soup. A good soup can provide a large amount of our daily nutritional requirements and is a great way to meet our “5+ a day” requirement. They’re also the perfect solution for using up vegetables lost in the bottom of the fridge. … Read more

Are you a Good Poacher?

poached chicken salad

And we’re not talking eggs here! Poaching gives tender and moist results. Poached meat can be used as the basis for recipes or on its own for salads and sandwiches depending upon the cut used. Trim any excess fat from the meat. Place meat in a single layer in the pot with any any herbs, … Read more

How to Carve a Chicken

carve a chicken

We’ve all seen people hack away at a chicken and totally destroy it! There is a simple process to carving a chicken, so it looks attractive on your plate. Here are our tips on how to carve a chicken: Ensure your chicken is cooked well until the juices are no longer pink and run clear. … Read more