Food

Tony’s delectable dozen: Great whites

Rebecca and Lucy Willson are behind one of the top bargains of the season in the Top 100 Wines liftout — the Bremerton 2014 Tamblyn. Picture: Tait Schmaal WINTER is the time we naturally turn to red wines — they suit our desire for hearty braises and great roasts with …

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Top 100 Wines: Best bang for your buck

Tony Love’s Top 100 Wines. EVERYONE loves a bargain, and that goes for wine as much as any other lifestyle necessity. But what defines great value when it comes to a bottle of wine? Do you buy your according to price alone? Do you look for familiar brands when they’re …

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Collection of villages a must-see port of call

Port Stephens is a seafood-lover’s paradise. This is the Little Beach Boathouse’s Bowl of Shells. Picture: Jenifer Jagielski Port Stephens is a perfect weekend getaway that could easily stretch into a week. The beachside collection of villages is just a few short hours drive to Sydney’s north and to borrow …

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A week of healthy winter dinner recipes

Winter is well and truly upon us here in Australia, and with it comes a plethora of gorgeous winter vegetables, ripe for the picking. This week, focus on seasonal cooking with these winter recipes that celebrate everything asparagus, fennel and cauliflower. MONDAY Meat-free Monday has never been so easy, or …

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Nutritionist reveals what cravings really mean

Nutritionist reveals what your cravings actually mean. COMPELLED to scoff a block of chocolate or consumed by a need for a bag of chips? Whether you sit in team sweet or team savoury, chances are you’ve been gripped by a food craving once or twice in your life, or today. …

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Beef prices on the way down

Australian mining companies, grappling with a commodities slump, are getting an unlikely boost from rising beef prices. Here are the key numbers. Beef prices are heading south, according to Meat and Livestock Australia. CARNIVORES rejoice. Beef prices look to be finally heading south. Anyone who has bought a steak recently …

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Fried chicken’s lusty secret revealed

Tristan Lutze shows us how to make KFC fried chicken with 11 ‘secret’ herbs and spices. Irresistible temptation … warm, crispy golden fried chicken. The secret to its evil allure has been unravelled by chemical scientists. WARM. Battered. Deep-fried. It’s probably the most evil food ever. But it’s also a …

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The food you should always buy organic

If you buy organic everything it can get expensive … but there’s one item you shouldn’t scrimp on. IF YOU’RE a lover of berries, frightening new research about the level of pesticides in the fruit may have you reaching for the organic ones. Strawberries contain the most pesticides out of …

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$7 wine named among the best

Aldi has taken out a top award with a budget priced wine. A COUPLE of months ago we found out than an $8 Aldi rose was named one of the best in the world — catch was you couldn’t get it here in Australia. Well, wine lovers it’s time to …

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The best and worst packaged snacks

Packaged snacks like Arnotts Shapes are some of the worst snack options you can choose. IF YOU are one of the people who makes your own trail mix and low sugar protein balls to munch on during the day, hats off to you. A more common scenario is one that …

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