LifeStyle: Food

Melbourne restaurant Attica named Australia's best in first National Good Food Guide

Tuesday  02:06,   17 october 2017
The Age

Victoria's dining reputation has held firm at the inaugural national Good Food Guide Awards.Attica was crowned the Vittoria Restaurant of the Year, beating out fellow Victorian restaurant Brae, Adelaide's Orana, and Sydney's Ormeggio at the Spit [...]

These Harry Potter doughnuts come with a Golden Snitch

Monday  16:03,   16 october 2017
Food To Love

The Butterbeer-flavoured doughnuts by Sugar Shack Donuts feature a white glaze, starry sprinkles and come complete with a doughnut hole Golden Snitch with white fondant wings. We’ve come over all saintlike just thinking about them (50 points to[...]

Why Would You Ever Poach An Egg When You Could Soft-Boil It?

Saturday  06:20,   14 october 2017
Lifehacker Australia

There are lots of tricks to making poached eggs. There are lots of tricks to making poached eggs. Add vinegar to the water, swirl the water into a vortex, slip the egg gently into the water from a mug, plop the egg into the water so its[...]

Vegemite, the Beloved Australian Spread, Goes Upmarket

Friday  02:42,   13 october 2017
The New York Times

An artisanal version of the ubiquitous condiment — with special packaging and at over twice the price — has been met with ire, curiosity and amusement.Bega, manufacturer of the iconic — if divisive — yeast extract spread, released a new and more[...]

Gordon Ramsay explains cocaine is restaurant industry's 'dirty little secret'

Friday  00:02,   13 october 2017

Gordon Ramsay has been in the restaurant industry since the 1980s, but if there's one thing he's still not accustomed to, it's the industry's "dirty little secret." Gordon Ramsay has been in the restaurant industry [...]

Chocolate factory owner reveals secret to his success

Wednesday  08:52,   11 october 2017

Inside the brick and timber, which was once a thriving flour mill, are dozens of busy hands whipping up, baking and wrapping 200 tonnes of delectable chocolate, and 150 tonnes of smooth liquorice. For the owner, Neil Druce, the recipe for success[...]

Mum blogger trolley-shamed online for supermarket snap

Tuesday  13:00,   10 october 2017

It was intended to be a cute pic of her kid in the supermarket. But commenters focused on the contents of mum blogger Constance Hall's trolley insteadThe post was presumably intended to illustrate how hard it is for mums to get a moment alone[...]

This is the one food The Queen will never eat

Tuesday  08:11,   10 october 2017
Cosmopolitan (UK)

And which fast food chain Wills and Harry loved as kids.Now, we have an even more exciting insight into her daily comings and goings because one of her former private chefs has revealed which food she absolutely cannot abide under any[...]

How to make the perfect toasted cheese sandwich, according to a cheese expert

Monday  23:51,   09 october 2017
Business Insider Australia

Use Alpine Swiss, cheddar, or mozzarella cheese for your sandwich, suggests cheese expert Julia Birnbaum, of Murray's cheese.Grilled cheese is the ultimate comfort food, and although it may seem pretty simple to make there's actually an art to[...]

The Government Has Spoken. 'Love' Is Not a Food Ingredient.

Sunday  05:26,   08 october 2017

The federal Food and Drug Administration is not in the mood for love. The federal Food and Drug Administration is not in the mood for[...]

Meal times were ‘torture’ for Nigella Lawson as a child

Wednesday  16:11,   04 october 2017

Nigella Lawson hated meal times when she was a little girl, saying they were a form of torture. The popular TV chef came from the era where you stayed at the table until you were finished your dinner or got it back the next day cold.Luckily for fans [...]

How To Enjoy Runny Egg Yolks Without Bread

Tuesday  10:08,   03 october 2017
Lifehacker Australia

Whether over-easy, soft-boiled, lightly fried, or poached, runny-yolk eggs are one of the simplest, most delicious things in the world. Whether over-easy, soft-boiled, lightly fried, or poached, runny-yolk eggs are one of the simplest, most [...]

An Aussie Wine Takes Top Spot as Most Awarded Wine of 2017

Sunday  05:06,   01 october 2017

A 2014 Jaraman Shiraz from Taylors Wines took out top spot as the world's most awarded wine for 2017.And today, we can add one more thing to our list of bragging rights, as an Australian wine has just been named number one in a global[...]

'Rare Gold-Flecked' Avocado Is Here To Give Your Brunch A Royal Upgrade

Saturday  05:36,   30 september 2017
Huffington Post UK

If you consider yourself an avocado connoisseur, the latest addition to Tesco’s fruit and veg aisle will certainly pique your interest. The supermarket is now selling a ‘rare’ gold-flecked gourmet avocado which is said to be far smoother and[...]