Herbie’s Winter Spice

Winter 2017 is upon us and the time has come for gathering ideas on how to add extra warmth to our recipes. Dried herbs and spices offer us the opportunity to easily incorporate grumbling tum satisfying flavours into our meals. They can also help us to keep things light during a feasting period traditionally characteriSed as being a little on the h...

Recipe: Lamb Balti

The Balti originates from Baltistan in Northern Pakistan where the cuisine style has some similarities with neighbouring China. Traditionally cooked in a round shaped, two handled pan, the Balti Dish or Karahi as it is also known, has a strong passing resemblance to the Wok. This aromatic, quick to cook, medium hot curry is made with lean lamb stri...

Mud Australia Cookware

The beauty of a Mud Australia piece goes beyond its aesthetic appeal. Each piece, regardless of shape, can be safely used to bake your favourite winter treats with fantastic results, thanks to the 1000ºC + firing process. But for more traditional baking tasks mud australia create a range of cookware pieces made for oven-to-table use....

Paddywax Eco Candles

Social responsibility gets a clever, recycled remake with our ECO Green Collection. Featuring upcycled wine bottle containers and smartly designed packaging including exclusive wood veneer tubes. Our ECO Green Collection comes in eight glorious and guiltless fragrances. Bordeaux, Fig & Vetiver The heady aroma of  Bordeaux combined with swee...

The Vitamix Range

Since the company’s beginning in 1921, the popularity of Vitamix has spread to more than 80 countries and is now the preferred brand of blending equipment for cooking enthusiasts, health and nutrition experts and some of the finest chefs around the globe. Both the commercial and household machines are still built at the world headquarters in Cle...

Recipe: Creamy Seafood Chowder

This seafood chowder is rich and creamy without being heavy. The use of dulse seaweed adds a smokey flavour and silken texture to the broth. Ingredients: 40g unsalted butter 2 medium onions, peeled and sliced. 1 large leek, finely sliced 600ml fish stock 500ml milk 500g mixed firm white fish - ling, barramundi , salmon,  300g prawns or cla...

7 Other uses for Slow Cookers

It is often observed that a slow cooker is a one trick pony. It does what it says it will do and cooks your meals with the most essential of all ingredients, time. But what if there was more you could do with your slow cooker? What if instead of sitting idly for 6 months of the year you could put it to good use year round? With these questions in...

Ingredients: Seaweed

There is something about seaweed as an ingredient that catches our  imaginations. It creates stunning garnishes, intriguing textures and unique sensations that have seen it carve out its own flavour profile in the Asian kitchen. Like so many exotic foods before it, seaweed is making the journey across worlds to change the way we think about flavo...