The Grocer
The Grocer: Wakame
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The Grocer: Wakame

Wakame is a unique ingredient that is a great way to get our of your culinary comfort zone. Experimentation comes with big rewards as wakame also comes with a few health benefits. more

Recipes
Tuck in to a bowl of pasta e fagioli
Food & Drink

Tuck in to a bowl of pasta e fagioli

Stop what you're doing and listen up. October 25th marks World Pasta Day. Yep. World. Pasta. Day. So if there's ever been an excuse to slurp up a bowl of spaghetti or gobble up some cheesy gnocchi, this is it. To celebrate, we thought it was only fitting to bring you a recipe from one of Australia's pasta empires, Sydney-based Fratelli Fresh. Alla Fratelli: How to Eat Italian by Barry McDonald features a selection of seasonal, heart-warming and traditional Italian recipes, such as this classic Tuscan half-soup, half-stew, pasta e fagioli. more


Food News
The round-up: Sensational spring juices and smoothies
Food & Drink

The round-up: Sensational spring juices and smoothies

Slurping on an ice-cold juice is a sure fire way to add a little pep to your stride and cool down on a steamy day. If the forecasts are anything to go by we're in for one hot summer so in anticipation, we’ve round-up a bunch of sensational spring juices and smoothies for your drinking pleasure. Enjoy! more

Recipes
Serve up side of broccoli and walnut couscous
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Serve up side of broccoli and walnut couscous

Paul West attributes his undying love of food to one very simple moment – biting into a crisp, dew-covered pear straight from the tree on his first day WWOOFING in a Tasmanian orchard. Since then, Paul has continued his food journey, which included a stint in the kitchen at Melbourne's Vue de Monde, and is now living off the land at his farm in Central Tilba as the host of River Cottage Australia. Paul will be headed to Brisbane on October 30 to November 1 to appear at the Brisbane Good Food & Wine Show, and has shared with us his favourite way to eat broccoli – in a delicious broccoli and walnut couscous. more

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The round-up: The Gold Coast’s must-try new venues
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The round-up: The Gold Coast’s must-try new venues

The Gold Coast is in the midst of a culinary evolution. The proof is in the pudding, and burgers, and cocktails, and you get the idea. Every time you turn around there seems to be a new place popping up that promises something new and exciting. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite places that have opened in 2015, feel free to make it your personal mission to visit them all by year's end. more

Recipes
Munch on street-side pea and potato cakes
Food & Drink

Munch on street-side pea and potato cakes

When you crave Indian food, it's hard to sate your appetite with anything else. The perfect combination of spices married with zesty herbs and fresh yoghurt dances on your tastebuds, whisking your mind away to the streets of southern Asia. Inspired by her heritage, Anjum Anand creates traditional Indian recipes with a twist, focusing on the relationship between food and the body. The next time your cravings strike, try whipping up this healthy recipe for street-side pea and potato cakes. more