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IDEAS FOR MATCHA – AUSTRALIA-WIDE

The ultimate superfood isn’t even a food! We test out ceremonial grade matcha from Lite Leaf. Nope, it’s a plant. Matcha literally means ‘powdered tea’, but it’s so much more than that. It is a Japanese green tea that was first consumed during China’s Tsang dynasty, and was later taken to Japan by priests and […]

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5 DAYS WITH MATCHA

There are green teas – and then there is matcha Herbal teas are having a much-deserved revival as we start to comprehend that what we put in our bodies drives our health and wellbeing. Whether we want improved skin, shinier hair, improved liver function, better sleep or help with weight loss, there’s tea that claims to […]

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GET KIDS COOKING – COOKING KITS FOR KIDS

Get Kids Cooking @ Home kits are safe, fun and educational So much of a parent’s daily life revolves around their kids – school, lunches, bath-time, bed-time, etc. Kids are super eager to spend time with busy parents, so a fabulous way to do this is get the kids involved in helping out in the […]

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MAKE YOUR OWN BEER

Battle of the brews: when home-brew gets competitive Making your own beer may seem, on the surface, like one of those costly activities that only the true beer-obsessed would do. The other common concern is that you’ll put all this effort into it and wind up with less-than-awesome beer that your friends have to pretend […]

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BBQ SCHOOL – SYD, MELB, BRIS

At the core of almost every Australian backyard gathering you’ll find the default cooking instrument, the bastion of Australian outdoor social events, the mighty barbecue Declan Maguire checks out the BBQ School’s BBQ Seafood class. The barbecue is the focal point for those who consider themselves to be ‘in the know’ when it comes to […]

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MAKE YOUR OWN SALAMI, CHEESE, BEER AND PIZZA THIS WINTER

Ward off the cold this winter with homemade culinary goodies. Sometimes there’s nothing better than good homemade food. And to make sure it actually comes out reasonably decently, we’ve found this awesome company called Home Make It that has a variety of kits that take away the guesswork. The idea is that you’re provided with all […]

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QUICKBOTTLE: ALCOHOL DELIVERY WITHOUT THE MARKUP – SYDNEY

Sydneysiders (and soon to be Melbournians), you can now get alcohol delivered to your door and it won’t cost an arm and a leg – some drinks are even cheaper than a bottle shop Scratch your detox plans, folks, because there’s now a ridiculously easy way to get alcohol delivered to your door without the markup […]

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PRIMAL PANTRY – BRISBANE

A paleo cafe where you can have your cake and eat it too!   Primal Pantry has been on the radar of foodies and health advocates throughout Brisbane since its flagship store in Teneriffe opened two years ago. It has successfully integrated a clean-eating, paleo-based lifestyle into a unique cafe and grocery store. It’s now so […]

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MOTHERS DAY GIFT IDEAS: HAMPERS WITH A DIFFERENCE

A Bockers & Pony hamper is a surefire way to make somebody you love feel awesome There’s something so exciting about receiving a hamper. The mailman all of a sudden becomes something of an off-season Santa delivering uplifting presents to your door. If you’re stuck for present ideas for this Mother’s Day, you can’t go […]

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THE HIGH TEA PARTY – AUSTRALIA-WIDE

The classiest girls’ day out is taking over Australia! Step right up to receive your free glass of sparkling wine upon arrival at The High Tea Party. Your next move? That’s entirely up to you ­– but it’ll be tough to wait all day for the delectable chocolates, cakes and scones waiting for you in […]

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