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Kitchen Wellness

Is Your Microwave Safe?

Smaller and cheaper than ever before, microwaves are now a staple item in family kitchens. With the ability to cook meals in minutes, microwaves fit perfectly with today’s busy lifestyles. Microwave ovens energise the water molecules…

A Big, Fat Confusion?

Fat is an important part of your diet, providing energy and building blocks to make brain cells, cell membranes, sex hormones and even vitamin D. But knowing which types of fat to select, and which to avoid can be confusing. As in all…

The Health Pizzazz Of Pizzas

Traditional style pizza is a relatively simple food, made with flour, yeast, water, salt, oil, tomato sauce and fresh cheese. The nutrition and ingredients of pizza can vary widely depending on the type. What you put on your pizza can…

How Clean Is Your Kitchen Bin?

Despite the maximum need for hygiene, a kitchen can quickly become the dirtiest room in the house. Everyone wants their kitchen to smell fresh with no nasty whiffs, but one of the biggest causes of unpleasant aromas is your kitchen bin.…

How To Store Your Spices

Spices, like all other foods, do go bad. If you are an impulsive shopper and pick up new spices on every trip to the supermarket, or then are a Budget Babushka buying them in bulk, do so only for spices that are used often so that they stay…

Care For Your Kitchen Knives

A set of high-quality, well-maintained knives is an essential element of a kitchen. A good set of sharp knives makes the preparation of food quicker, easier and safer. Even top-quality knives will blunt if not properly maintained,…

Handy Kitchen Tricks

Here are a few quick fixes for cooking mistakes, some handy tricks and creative solutions that can save you time and effort in the kitchen... When working with chillies Before chopping chillies, rub your hands with vegetable oil to…

That Zesty Citrus Fruit!

Other than adding a delicious, citrusy kick to everything, and having an impressive array of health benefits, lemons are little heroes in the kitchen in many more ways. So, when life hands you lemons, grab them with both hands – and not…