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Get your head back in the game with a spicy bloody mary

We all have our own unique strategies and tactics for knocking out a killer hangover – from electrolyte-packed sports drinks to whole-body plunges into cold pools – but perhaps one of the most universally accepted is the tabasco-loaded bloody mary. Take up the hair-of-the-dog challenge with a shot of vodka and distract that compressed brain by busying yourself with garnishes. Drink forth, and good luck. more

The Grocer
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The Grocer: Dandelion Greens

The prettiest of weeds, the dandelion is tempting to pick, if only to simply to blow on its delicate globe head, sending the seeds floating into the breeze. But this common weed is also edible, and with it growing prolifically in backyards around the globe, it’s a quick and easy way to add a dose of greenery to any home-cooked meal. more

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Graze on crispy fig and walnut parmesan crackers

You may not usually take cooking advice from an 18 year old, but food blogger, recipe developer, photographer and stylist Izy Hossack is one unique talent. Since her early teens, she’s been experimenting with food and luring hordes of loyal followers to her site, topwithcinnamon.com. Now the internet phenomenon has published her first book, which is packed with gems like ten-minute granola, coconut berry pancakes and kale pesto. In this recipe for 40 crispy fig and walnut parmesan crackers, the foodie has once again simplified the cooking process without sacrificing the end result. Keep a batch of these beauties in the freezer for unexpected drop-ins, lingering guests or between-meal hunger pangs. more

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Become food waste aware with Salvage Supperclub

The issue of food waste is a big one – from the farmer to the supermarket to your plate, up to 40% of food gets wasted. Studying design for social innovation at university with a focus on waste reduction, Brooklyn-based Josh Treuhaft began a supperclub with a difference, using salvaged foods to prepare a six-course dining experience. Held each month in Williamsburg, Salvage Supperclub utilises food donated by local stores and farm stands that have been slated as trash due to being overripe, wonky or bruised. At the supperclub, guests are invited to sit at a long table set inside a repurposed dumpster for $50 a head. more

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Welome the warmer weather with horchata pie and lime curd

The culinary mastermind behind Melbourne’s Beatbox Kitchen burger trucks, two Taco Trucks and dessert paradise All Day Donuts has now spread the foodie love around the nation with the release of his new cookbook, Hungry For That. Raph Rashid is a legend in the Australian food-truck scene and his new tome of edibles is sure to tickle the tastebuds of anyone who has felt the satisfaction of homemade burger sauce dripping down their arms or the crunch of fried chicken in their teeth. Of course sweet endings haven’t been forgotten, with Raph quoting his personal favourite dining term ‘betsubara’, which translates from the Japanese to mean ‘even if I am full, I have an extra stomach just for dessert'. We couldn’t agree more, so it was with great pleasure we whipped up this refreshingly creamy horchata pie with zesty lime curd. Celebrate spring with a bunch of sweet-toothed friends… more