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Archive for July, 2014

A brief history of fabrics

Your clothing is part of your identity, part of what makes us human. Historically, it provided protection from the elements that allowed us to migrate to and flourish in unfriendly climates. At the same time, it also reflected and shaped human culture through fashion. Here are some popular fashion fabrics that have withstood the test of time.

Getting the perfect boiled egg for your dish

Hard-boiled eggs are one of the most common breakfast items in the world. Getting the perfect hard-boiled egg however, can be a bit of a science. Overcooking a hardboiled egg produces a rubbery white with a green-grey film covering the yolk. Hard-boiled eggs can also stick to the shell, making dishes like deviled eggs near-impossible […]

Cooking different rice varieties in the common rice cooker

Just add water and boil – to many, rice is the simplest thing to cook on a daily basis. However, if you want to get the most out of this staple, it’s best to know the optimal cooking methods for each variety.

The quick guide to superfoods for your lifestyle

There are foods, and there are superfoods. Superfoods get their name from being especially high in nutrients, and have been found to contain profound healing and dietary benefits. They have also been referred to as nature’s medicine.

A quick look at retaining the benefits of a fast

Fasting is said to possibly have health benefits, including detoxification and weight loss. It is also done for religious reasons, such as during the month of Ramadan, which ends on Hari Raya Puasa this year.

The quick guide to throwing a World Cup Finals party at home

No matter who gets into the World Cup Finals this weekend, soccer fans are sure to tune in. And there’s no better way to cheer on a favourite team than with a party of friends. Here are some easy tips to throw a simple screening party for your best mates.

Brew up your own kombucha at home!

Here’s an alcoholic drink with health benefits. Kombucha is a fizzy fermented drink made from sweetened black tea. The drink has experienced a resurgence in popularity in recent years with young foodies, although its roots go back centuries. The drink originated in China before spreading to Russia and the rest of Europe.

Four kitchen design trends for the modern home

If you want to see what’s trending in modern kitchen design, look no further than the EuroCucina and FTK exhibitions. The former is an International Kitchen Exhibition while the latter is a related event featuring cutting-edge built-in appliance and cooker hood technology.

Setting up home bars fit for mixologists

For those who love entertaining at home, consider setting up a home bar for your chill-out sessions. All you need is to stock up on the right items and equipment to make any party a success.

Using vegetable stems and roots in cooking

Whenever we cook vegetables, the peels, stems and roots tend to end up in the trash. But like meat, different parts of produce can contain different flavours and even health benefits.