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Savour every sip at Paradox Coffee Roasters
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Savour every sip at Paradox Coffee Roasters

If you’re passionate about your coffee, you’ll meet your caffeine-loving counterpart at Paradox Coffee Roasters at The 4217 in Surfers Paradise. A far cry from churn-and-burn style coffee shops, Paradox is a place to sit and savour the experience. more

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New burgers on the menu at Little St Kilda Cafe
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New burgers on the menu at Little St Kilda Cafe

Constructed entirely from scraps collected from the council’s clean-up, Little St Kilda Cafe is not your average cafe fit-out. From discarded welding helmets to old scales and a bucket turned light fitting, the eclectic venue proves that everything, no matter how odd, has a place in this world. The venue’s owner, Katie, is the brains behind the madness and has envisioned every part of the space from the synthetic grass up. more

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Snack on superfoods from Nutra Organics
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Snack on superfoods from Nutra Organics

Bid farewell to 3:30itis for good with a dose of Nutra Organics’ Clean Energy supercharged powder. The nutrition-packed powder contains no sugar or nasty additives, just clean ingredients and a little caffeine (of the natural variety) to put a little pep in your stride. more

Recipes
Serve up an autumnal sundown carrot and grilled corn salad
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Serve up an autumnal sundown carrot and grilled corn salad

If you’re looking for a colourful, vegetarian side for the dinner table, this sundown carrot and grilled corn salad might just do the trick. In awe of the bright fresh produce that abounds her local farmers markets, chef and nutritionist Sarah Britton created this bright and delicious salad, named for the sunset look of cut purple carrots. Inspired by her incredibly popular food blog My New Roots, Sarah’s new cookbook dishes up 100 plant-based recipes, with plenty of vegan, gluten-free and raw options for those so inclined. To make this more of a meal, toss in some black beans and serve it all over a cooked grain like quinoa or brown rice. more


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Whip up a rustic farfalle pasta with peas, mint, lemon and goats curd
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Whip up a rustic farfalle pasta with peas, mint, lemon and goats curd

There’s been a chilly nip in the air this week – a sure sign of winter creeping towards us and all the promises of hearty comfort food. A flick through the new cookbook from MasterChef 2014 runner-up Laura Cassai has set our eating agenda for the seasons ahead, with dishes like sausage, porcini and fennel seed ragu pappardelle and slow-roasted pork loin stuffed with chestnuts and cranberries. Showcasing Laura’s roots in traditional Tuscan and Sicilian cooking, My Italian Kitchen is sure to provide plenty of culinary inspiration for chilly nights at home. For a fresh and zesty dish, plate up this farfalle pasta with peas, mint, lemon and goats curd. more

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Explore, eat and learn at The Farm Byron Bay
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Explore, eat and learn at The Farm Byron Bay

As you drive into Byron, you’ll find it hard to miss the latest member of the community welcoming your arrival. Stretched out over 80 glorious acres on Ewingsdale Road, The Farm Byron Bay is now open, bringing the true meaning of paddock to plate to the heart of Northern New South Wales. more

The Grocer
Tuck in to a bowl of CocoWhip
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Tuck in to a bowl of CocoWhip

Grab a bowl of the world’s first vegan and bio-fermented coconut soft-serve, it’s probably as close to guilt-free ice-cream as you’ll ever get. CocoWhip is the latest and greatest dessert creation from BSKT and it may very well change everything you thought you knew about frozen treats. more

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Serve up Adriano Zumbo's Moroccan chicken sausage rolls
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Serve up Adriano Zumbo’s Moroccan chicken sausage rolls

What is there not to love about Adriano Zumbo? The man can craft you a lavender, thyme and strawberry macaron just as easily as he can whip up a bangers and mash pie. The Sydney-based patissier shot to fame when his croquembouche tower appeared on the first series of MasterChef Australia and he’s been a household name ever since. Now the master has wooed us once again with his third cookbook, The Zumbo Files. Unexpected flavours and vibrant colours fill the book, which will guide amateur homecooks through the baking process. Spend the rainy Easter long weekend pottering about in the kitchen, whipping up this hearty dish of Moroccan chicken sausage rolls. more

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The Grocer: Jackfruit
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The Grocer: Jackfruit

Jackfruit is a tasty and nutritious fruit that is loved in many countries around the world. Although its rough exterior might seem to say otherwise, the fruit is edible and is great for a variety of dishes or even consumed on its own. more