Category: Food & Wine

Celebrate Veganuary with a Vegan Chocolate Cake

Isabella Ross Veganism is on the rise in Australia! By definition, veganism is a way of living that looks to exclude all forms of exploitation and cruelty to animals. It promotes the use of animal-free alternatives for the benefit of the animals, humans and the environment. A recent Oxford University study this year found that consuming a vegan diet may be the “single biggest way” to reduce your environmental impact on earth. Cutting out animal products from your diet doesn’t have to be difficult and intimidating. Recent research also indicates that Australia will continue as the third fasted growing...

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Fruity Summer Popsicle Recipes

Isabella Ross With summer in full swing, now is the time to celebrate the sweetness of seasonal fruit with these fresh and fabulous popsicle recipes. Banana / Chocolate Popsicles Ingredients: For Chocolate Layers – 2 bananas (riper the better)4 tbsp. cocoa powder1 1/2 cups coconut milk1 tbsp. honey For Banana Layer – 1/2 cup coconut milk2 bananas (riper the better)1 tbsp. honey Method: Add each of ingredients for each of the respective layers into separate bowls. Blend each separately, using a blender on high for 2 minutes or until a paste-like consistency is achieved.  Layering the two different mixtures,...

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Enjoy Some Salmon this Summer

Eliza Cusack Salmon is one of the best foods you can incorporate into your diet thanks to its wide range of health benefits. As an excellent source of lean protein, salmon can help you feel fuller for longer. Packed with omega-3 fatty acids, the fish is also a good source of potassium which is crucial for balancing blood pressure and boosting your heart’s health. Research has also found that eating at least two servings a week can help to reduce your risk of chronic illnesses such as diabetes. The great thing about salmon is its versatility when it comes...

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Don’t miss these markets this December

Eliza Cusack With Christmas just around the corner, the festive season is well and truly upon us. Check out these markets in Sydney for the perfect weekend activity. Northside Produce Markets Held on the 5th and 19th of December, the Northside Produce Market is in its 21st year of running. Known for its passionate stallholders and exceptional fresh produce, the market is a perfect Saturday morning activity. This year, the market is holding a ‘Behind the Scenes’ tour on the 5th of December. You will be guided by foodie and chef Tawnya Bahr and will have the opportunity to...

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Foodie Hotspots in Chatswood

Eliza Cusack Chatswood is home to some of the best foodie spots in Sydney, thanks to its huge variety of Asian influences and flavours. Whether you’re an avid foodie, or you’re looking to try something a little outside of your comfort zone, these 3 hotspots have got your name on them.  Gram Pancakes Gram Pancakes is one of the most popular foodie hotspots in all of Chatswood, with regular queues out the door at all times of the day. Gram is famous for its Japanese-style soufflé pancakes which are also known as the ‘wobbly’ pancakes thanks to their thick...

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