Cooking Ideas

How To Eat Custard Apples

How To Eat Custard Apples

Posted on 29th Mar 2016

The easiest way to eat custard apples is to just cut in half or pull apart with your hands and use a spoon to scoop out the flesh to eat. Try adding a little lime juice for a complementary flavour.



Freeze your greens!

Freeze your greens!

Posted on 10th Mar 2016

Green smoothie lovers save on prep time and minimise wastage of your nutritious greens.



Fresh Fruit Sorbet Recipes

Fresh Fruit Sorbet Recipes

Posted on 3rd Jan 2016

Fresh fruit sorbet is one of the healthiest frozen treats available. It contains all of the nutrition and fibre of the fruit used to make it and has less sugar, fat and calories than ice cream.



Christmas Fruit Mince Pies

Christmas Fruit Mince Pies

Posted on 6th Dec 2015

It\'s that time of year again - the festive season! It\'s time to pull out those old recipes and refresh them by adding fresh fruits to make this the healthiest season yet. This recipe for almond crusted fruit mince pies will get you off to a great start!



Healthy fruit muffins for children

Healthy fruit muffins for children

Posted on 30th Nov 2015

Muffins are a great addition to the school lunch-box. They give children the sustained energy they need to learn and replenish them after sports or lunchtime playground activities. To ensure your children are getting the energy and nutrients they need you can whip up a simple batch of breakfast muffins with a selection of fresh and dried fruit for a great start to the day.



Enjoy Spring and Stone Fruit with Peach Ice Cream

Enjoy Spring and Stone Fruit with Peach Ice Cream

Posted on 16th Nov 2015

Like to mix the things you love? Why not celebrate the beginning of spring and the start of stone fruit season with homemade peach ice cream.



How to Make Pickled Onions at Home

How to Make Pickled Onions at Home

Posted on 14th Oct 2015

Pickled onions have an unforgettable flavour that will make your taste buds come alive. Once you understand the method, it is easy and inexpensive to make your own pickled onions at home.



Going natural with fruit teas

Going natural with fruit teas

Posted on 22nd Aug 2015

If you’re not a coffee, tea or energy drink consumer chances are you might be interested in other types of hot drinks like fruit teas and herbal infusions. The beauty of drinking herbal and fruit teas is in the health factor. They contain less caffeine so therefore are more hydrating, have more minerals and vitamins, less calories with subtle refreshing flavours to give your senses a boost! Certain fruits and herbs contain healing properties for instance ginger which aids in digestion, provides relief for nausea and reduces blood pressure.



Winter Health Smoothies

Winter Health Smoothies

Posted on 17th Jul 2015

Is your system feeling a little sluggish and slow? During the winter months we often crave certain foods to give us a lift – some of them not so healthy for us. It’s good to mix it up a little and have some of those comfort food treats like cakes, doughnuts and other pastries, but also introduce the health factor with some beautiful, delicious fruit smoothies. You can have them for breakfast, snacks or desserts. Your body will love you for it!



Kiwifruit Chutney for Winter curries & cheeseboards

Kiwifruit Chutney for Winter curries & cheeseboards

Posted on 21st Jun 2015

Chutneys can be served alongside meats, curries and on cheeseboards. Plan a girls night out starting with pre-dinner drinks at your place. Create the perfect evening with a cheeseboard, crackers and fruit chutney served with a glass of champagne or pinot gris.