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Chinese New Year Traditions in Australia

According to the Australian government’s archives, Chinese people first came to the country in large numbers – as did many other people – during the mid-nineteenth century. Lured by the promise of gold mining, many settled and there are now significant Chinese communities all over Australia. From towns like Ballarat in Victoria to cities such […]

4 Squid Dishes You Must Try

Squid, also known as calamari, can be eaten raw, grilled, fried or stewed, and it has a firm texture with a delicious, slightly sweet flavour. The body is often sliced into rings, battered and fried until crispy, and this is the squid dish most people have tried. However, you can get battered calamari from a […]

Finger Food Ideas For A First Birthday Party

A baby’s first birthday is an exciting milestone, but it can also be an emotional time for parents. Organising a first birthday party can quickly start to feel stressful as you try to cover all your bases and ensure your baby and the guests have a fun time. Decorations, gifts, a party theme and keeping […]

A Few Tips for Choosing an Under Sink Water Filter

A water filter that you install under the kitchen sink can mean clean drinking water in an instant, and also clean water for cooking and washing dishes. This is very important for your overall health, and can also ensure that unfiltered water doesn’t affect the taste of your food, leave stains on your flatware, and […]

How To Make Wine Pairings Easy: a few tips for beginners

If you’re planning a dinner party, being able to offer your guests properly matched wines with every course is a lovely extra touch. Figuring out how to do that can seem daunting, though; the world of wine is a complex and sometimes exclusive one, and many people feel like wine paring is “not for them”. […]

Sending a fun new baby gift to a friend or colleague

When a friend or colleague has just had a baby, it’s lovely to celebrate the occasion with a gift. Here are some tips to help you choose a great gift.  Floral bouquets  A floral bouquet is a classic choice for a new baby. Unfortunately, the bouquet that you gift may blend into the background if […]

Tips To Help You Get The Best For Your Upcoming Party

Party planning, either it’s for a big or small party, requires you to countercheck on most items on your list. Failing to be cautious can cost you a fortune and at times ruin the entire function. Below is a list of things you should consider when planning your party so as to avoid incurring unnecessary […]

3 Wheat-Free Flour Alternatives for Cake-Baking and Cake-Eating

Whether you are on a gluten-free diet because of something serious like coeliac disease, or because you simply don’t like the feeling of being bloated after consuming wheat, it can make finding delicious desserts a little bit challenging, especially when you love nothing more than a 4pm slice of cake. But with the growing trend […]

How To Replicate Stone Baking A Pizza In The Oven

Stone baking a pizza is superior to oven cooking. The shorter cooking time leaves you with a base that’s crispy on the outside and soft in the middle, toppings that retain their nutrient value and, most importantly, a meal packed full of flavour. Unfortunately, stone baking ovens are a luxury that few can enjoy. However, […]

Reasons to Opt For Woodfired Pizza Ovens

When most people think of pizza, they will think of take-out pizza that is mass-produced. This is however not how pizza is supposed to be. This dish is supposed to be covered in tangy sauce, dripping in cheese. The crust should crunch in your mouth but still be tender enough to chew. If you have […]