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Archive for January, 2014

The beginner’s guide to the Paleo diet

The key to weight loss and healthier lifestyles has been within our reach all along, in the form of human history and the Paleo diet.

The beginner’s guide to bánh mì

Whether it’s for breakfast or a quick snack while on the go, the Vietnamese bánh mì sandwich is a quick, filling and delicious option. Alongside Pho, the bánh mì sandwich is one of Vietnam’s most famous foods.

Putting together a traditional Candy Box

When hosting visitors this Lunar New Year, be sure to put out a traditional Chinese candy box. A traditional gift of sweets, the round box will contain six or eight types of preserved dried fruits with sugar, chocolate coins, seeds and other goodies.

The quick guide to pork cuts

No matter where it comes from, any pork cut can turn out luscious and tender with the right cooking methods. Steam combination ovens like those in the Electrolux Inspiration range come with a built-in meat probe that helps to thoroughly cook pork dishes to optimal doneness with minimal fuss.

Tips for being the consummate guest at any party

The 15 days of Chinese New Year bring with it invitations to visit the homes of friends and family. Whether it’s an open house-style party or an intimate gathering, there are a few things you can do to be the consummate guest at any occasion.

Feng shui for your home for a better 2014

It’s 2014, and a new set of energies, or Qi, are flowing into homes. Practising the ancient art of Feng Shui involves adjusting your surroundings to encourage the flow of positive energies into your environment. With the beginning of the new year, it’s time to take a look at optimising your home to receive these new energies.

Three old wives’ tales debunked (or not)

Eating more fish is not just good for your overall well-being, it also improves brain function. But eating meals after nine at night will make you gain weight so always have dinner early.

Infuse the New Year with more unique & delicious flavours

Those celebrating the Lunar New Year (LNY) or Tet in Vietnam can look forward to another month full of delicious treats especially with so many traditional dishes making their appearance at this time.

An olive glossary for quick party platters

Olives are a common ingredient in many European and Mediterranean dishes. The type of olives used however, can vary depending on the type of dish served. While there are a large number of olive varieties available, there are essentially just two main types – black and green.

Common coffee ordering mistakes

With the easy customisation of coffee drinks at chain stores, coffee ordering has become a bit of an art. But not all popular coffee orders are truly what they seem – or optimal for a gourmet coffee experience. Specially trained baristas in gourmet coffee shops for example, might react with confusion when a “caramel macchiato” is ordered. And the drink may not resemble anything like the version served at your regular Starbucks.