Carbohydrates may not be everyone’s cup of tea, especially those on low-carb diets. It can be especially challenging at breakfast time, however. From cereal to bread and oatmeal, going carb-free can be a challenge when starting your day. With some planning and new ways of cooking traditional ingredients, it’s not just possible, but can even be easy.
Archive for February, 2014
Vacuums are extremely useful appliances when it comes to regular cleaning of dust and dirt around the home. Sometimes however, we may find ourselves wishing they could extend their cleaning prowess to even more situations. Here are some new and novel ideas for using your vac outside of your usual cleaning routine.
Potluck gatherings are a godsend for hosts who need to share the load of cooking for a large group. But it can be stressful if you’re not particularly adept in the culinary arts and aren’t sure what to make. Here are a few tips for potluck dishes that can help ensure you turn up with a dish that isn’t going back home with you.
Living with new people can be challenging. Everything from paying the bills, cleaning up the house or even having visitors over for a period of time can be a cause for disagreements. But sharing a home – and rent – is becoming more commonplace as individuals start leaving the family nest to strike it out on their own. A peaceful co-existence, however, may not be too hard to achieve.
Using a little stick could make the difference between a grassy-tasting cocktail and a tasty concoction with a variety of subtle flavours. Muddling is an age old cocktail mixing technique where a wooden stick is used like a pestle to press herbs and spices in the bottom of a glass to release their flavour. This […]
Valentines’ Day celebrations don’t always have to blow a hole in your wallet. Rather than spending your way to the perfect Valentines’, finding new ways to speak your significant other on this day may be a better way to show your appreciation for them.
Instant noodles or ramen are one of the most popular go-tos for people needing a quick filler when they don’t have time to grab a proper meal. It’s also a cheap staple for many university or college students on a budget.
Every man should invest in one good pair of leather shoes at some point in his life. Quality leather footwear doesn’t just communicate a sense of style and refinement; it could even save you money in the long run.
It’s the time of year for romance, and few things say “I love you” better than a personalised meal catering to your significant other’s tastes.
Popular Asian greens are highly versatile and can occupy a prominent place in the cuisines of different Asian countries. Each has their own flavour profile and enterprising chefs have successfully used them in making their own fusion creations.