The Health Benefits of a Simple Egg Sandwich

This is the typical conversation most mornings and sometimes at weekends during snack time, between my wife and my 4 year old daughter. “Mum, I’m hungry.” “What would you like to eat?” “Egg sandwich.” She wants a fried egg, cooked in a small dab of virgin olive oil over moderate heat with a sprinkling of

Are Parents to Blame For Childhood Obesity?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over the past three decades the obesity rate for children between the ages of 6-11 has tripled. As a result the cases of childhood Type 2 diabetes has exploded, as has the number of cases of bone and joint problems caused by excessive weight.  Our super-sized

Fusion Food – A Multicultural Feast

What is fusion food? Fusion dishes combine elements of various culinary traditions while not fitting into any one of them specifically. It is food that offers the best of both worlds. In culture and tradition menus are limited to the availability of food. The lucky thing about a country like Australia is the wide range

The Different Kinds of Cooking TV Shows

Cooking shows have proved to be quite an effective method of driving the ratings up for a network. The premise of cooking TV shows is fairly simple. You find a great chef, create a kitchen for him or her, place the chef in the kitchen and have him or her prepare mouthwatering dishes. Many people

Spumoni – Part 3 – A Delicious Easy Recipe

Well, I’m sure by now you’ve decided that, while spumoni might well be a delicious Italian Dessert, it’s WAY too much work. I wanted to provide a reasonably authentic recipe for this delicious dessert for those who wanted to hone their cooking skills. However, the tedious and time-consuming recipe listed in the previous post is

Indian Tasty Breakfast (Upma) Receipe

Upma, also known as Uppindi, Uppumavu, Uppittu, Kharabath, Uppeet, and Rulanv is an Indian dish made of semolina or rava. The name is an amalgam of two words: uppu means “salt” and maavu means “flour”. Upma is a common South Indian breakfast dish. It is usually made with refined wheat grains, which Indians generally call

Tips For Preparing Easy To Make Healthy Dinner Meals

For most families, dinner is the most important meal of the day. It is that only part of the day wherein all family members are present and everyone can catch up on all the important familial and school matters. Parents who are in charge of preparing dinner will also have more time to cook and

3 Categories To Follow For Newbies On Pinterest

For newbies, starting with a new social media website can be both exciting and confusing. If you are new to Pinterest, which is a social media website established in 2010, navigating your way through it could take a little getting used to. The site, which is divided into categories of boards (a board is where

Fruit Platter

Fruit is a big hit after a meal, especially when you are dinning with your family and guests. A fruit platter complements a full course treat. It is a delicious and beautiful serving where a large dish is decorated with various fresh fruits arranged in a pattern. There are some methods which can be followed

Tzatziki Sauce Recipe, A Few Variations

Tzatziki is a Greek dressing which goes well with gyros, souvlaki or Greek salad. It is also a great dipping sauce, or an appetizer. While vegetarians wouldn’t normally eat gyros or souvlaki, tzatziki can be served to vegetarians who consume dairy, making it a refreshing sauce both vegetarians and meat-eaters can enjoy. There are several

Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes – One Recipe with Many Variations

There are so many Christmas cookie recipes around but often so little time to bake during the busy holiday season. The solution? A great tasting basic cookie recipe that quickly and easily turns into such a variety of easy to make Christmas treats, friends and family will think you poured over all your favorite Christmas

Vegetarian Diet – The Promise to Good Health

Vegetarianism changes the way you look at and think about food. It is a natural and holistic journey that must be undertaken for the good health of your body. A well balanced vegetarian diet i.e. one low in fat and high in fibre is enough to keep most complicated medical problems at bay like coronary

Home Brewing Skyrockets – A Look at the Benefits for Newbies

Home brewing is certainly nothing new – it’s actually a throwback to the roots of brewing, when families made their own brews because there were few alternatives. That changed in the US with the rise of big breweries, but the modern resurgence in brewing at home truly is something new, or rather, something old happening

The Most Nutritious Meal We Could Have

If there is one easy way to get a well-rounded meal that is also made from raw and living foods it is in the form of a salad. Though common views of salads tend to see them as consisting entirely of vegetables, the reality is that you can make a remarkably healthy and completely nutritious