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10 Snacks Under 100 Calories

Don’t freak out, but winter has well and truly set in. As we head further and further into the colder weather, you might be turning to comfort food. One of the problem areas in our diets, that many of my clients find difficult, is snacking. They’ll serve themselves up healthy meals, yet fall down in between. Many […]

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Seven healthy party foods for kids

Kids parties are usually synonymous with junk-food. Fairy bread, party pies, chocolate, chips with nary a vegetable in sight. Now, hold up a minute before you start calling us party poopers. It’s well-accepted that food high in sugar or fat shouldn’t be used to ‘treat’ kids, and by encouraging them to eat fresh, nutritious food—even […]

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Recipe: Truffle pasta with truffle eggs and extra cheese!

Fancy an easy pasta dish that takes full advantage of Canberra’s fresh truffles now being in season? Try this Truffle Egg Carbonara recipe from the Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets. Three stores at the Fyshwick Markets stock the fresh local truffles including Wiffens, Mart Deli and Deli Planet. They are all supplied by The Truffle Farm […]

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Five healthy weekday kid-friendly meals

It’s late afternoon on a weekday, you’ve just come home from an exhausting day at work and the kids are hungry.  Sure, you may feel the easiest thing to do is order takeaway but—before you do, hear us out—healthy and easy ‘go-to’ meals do exist. These five healthy weekday meals require the minimum in thought […]

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Modern Classics: Seventies recipes reinvented, part II

Before Instagram and the rise of the food stylist, recipe books were utilitarian items.  Dog-eared and food-smeared, inside their worn covers lay culinary gems passed down from generation to generation. Belinda Neame takes inspiration from our mothers’ kitchens, reinventing four of yesterday’s classics for today’s table. 1970s Prawn Cocktail to 2017 Prawn cocktail salad INGREDIENTS […]

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Recipe: ANZAC Biscuits

I don’t think the 25 April of any year has gone by in our house without the oven pumping out a few batches of ANZAC biscuits. It sometimes seems as much of a tradition as the Dawn Service or march, but what’s the actual story behind these biscuits? How did a concoction of rolled oats, […]

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Rhubarb Mint Julep

Made with homemade rhubarb compote, this rhubarb mint julep is a fresh twist on a traditional favourite.  Cheers to Friday! What you need Small saucepan Blender/food processor Julep glasses Muddling stick Ingredients For the rhubarb compote:  3-4 stalks rhubarb, chopped into 2cm pieces 3/4 cup white sugar For the juleps:  One part rhubarb compote 3-4 fresh mint leaves Two […]

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Coffee Caramel Milkshake

THE only way to wake up every morning.  A decadent milkshake made from homemade coffee caramel, ice cream and iced cold milk! What you need Small saucepan Blender Milkshake cups Ingredients For the coffee caramel (makes approx 3/4 cup): 50g (1/4 cup) white sugar 80ml (1/3 cup) thickened cream 30g butter Pinch salt 1 tablespoon instant […]

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Easy Sausage Rolls

Impress your mates with a plate of these super easy sausage rolls to share! What you need 1-2 baking trays, lined with baking paper Small jug or bowl Food processor Ingredients (Makes 32) 4 sheets puff pastry, slightly thawed 1 egg + 1 tablespoon milk, lightly beaten To serve: Poppy or sesame seeds For the filling:  […]

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The season for simple steak

What’s the best way to serve steak? Under a pile of butter… As the temperatures start their downward climb, it’s natural to want to move from summer salad eating to something a little more hearty. The Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets have four butcher shops to find the best cut of meat for this recipe. Steak […]

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