Recipes
Hoe in to French toast waffles with berry compote
Food & Drink

Hoe in to French toast waffles with berry compote

If you’ve been following 24-year-old Melbourne student Kate Bradley’s celebrated healthy food blog Kenkō Kitchen, your belly will be pleased to know her online database of vegan, mostly gluten-free and refined sugar-free meals has now evolved into one heck of a lip-smacking good cookbook. Taking you from breakfast to dessert, Kenkō Kitchen will fuel you up on winners like corn fritters with avocado, spring green lasagne and maple cashew ice-cream. The recipe below is the perfect excuse to indulge in a little sweetness at breakfast time – French toast waffles with berry compote. more

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Perk up on a hot day with a cold brew coffee
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Perk up on a hot day with a cold brew coffee

Summer presents a conundrum of sorts for coffee drinkers. As the mercury soars, sometimes, the last thing you feel like drinking is a steamy beverage. Cold brew coffee is here to solve all of your caffeine-related quandaries. Best served over ice, cold brew coffee has become the drink of choice for hot days. more


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Enjoy a pure food experience at The Yard Cafe
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Enjoy a pure food experience at The Yard Cafe

From a tiny space adjoining a hair salon, The Yard Cafe’s instant popularity among locals spurred a huge expansion to now include the whole building and sprawling alfresco area out the back. The cafe has recently launched a new, extended menu and trading hours. more

Recipes
Snack on corn fritters with roast tomatoes and smashed avocado
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Snack on corn fritters with roast tomatoes and smashed avocado

Those of us who firmly believe breakfast can be eaten at any time of day can often be sighted feasting on pancakes for dessert, eggs for lunch and cereal for dinner. Now imagine the wealth of possibilities that emerge when poring through the pages of the brilliant Breakfast & Brunch chapter of Shelagh Ryan’s new cookbook, Cafe Kitchen. The fuss-free recipes journey from smoked haddock fishcakes with dill mayo to banana bread with raspberry labne to this recipe for corn fritters with roast tomatoes and smashed avocado. Now running three successful cafes in London, Brisbane-born Shelagh shares a collection of fabulous cafe-style meals to get you through the day. The recipe below serves six. more

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Fuel up on salmon chirashi
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Fuel up on salmon chirashi

You may have heard about it, you may be trying it, or you may be learning about the 5:2 lifestyle diet for the very first time. Taking the ‘intermittent fasting’ approach, this popular eating pattern suggests choosing two days of the week on which you consume limited calories, and eating a normal balanced diet for the remaining days. In the spirit of trying new things this year, we got our hot little hands on a copy of Delphine de Montalier and Charlotte Debeugny’s new cookbook, 5:2 Lifestyle, to take a closer look at this way of life. The recipe for salmon chirashi below is just one of the gems featured in the book, which navigates 100 specialised recipes to cover you across all days of your 5:2 diet. more

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Unwind with a cuppa from Tea Therapy
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Unwind with a cuppa from Tea Therapy

While coffee may be the most widely consumed beverage in the world, approximately 22 million cups of tea are consumed in Australia every day. Whether your penchant is for a mid morning pick-me-up or a cup to calm your mind before bed, Tea Therapy in Burleigh Heads can oblige. more