food hacks

Grate Egg Yolks Like Cheese For A Rich Flavour Topping

Few foods would not benefit from the addition of an egg. Burgers, pizza, pasta, and even last night’s leftover Thai food all seem a bit more rich and decadent with a perfectly cooked egg on top. “Put an egg on it” isn’t a new culinary tip, but grating the yolk over a meal — as you would cheese — is a completely new to me, and it is blowing my egg-loving mind.


How To Make Fish Broth In Minutes With Anchovies

Fish broth can enhance many seafood dishes, but it takes a while to make at home. If you have a jar or can of anchovies, however, you can make an easy Mediterranean broth in no time at all.


Make Sushi With Sriracha Instead Of Seaweed For An Extra Flavour Kick

Don’t mind a bit of spice with your raw fish? Here’s a way to switch up your homemade sushi: Forget the seaweed and roll your ingredients in a sheet of sriracha.


These Cheese Crisps Are The Tastiest One-Ingredient Party Snack

Cocktails may be the best part of a cocktail party, but the snacks are a close second. But no one wants to spend hours over the stove making party snacks. With this cheese crisp recipe from Fine Cooking you don’t have to.


To Celebrate Cadbury's Vegemite-Filled Chocolate, Here Are Our Favourite Yeast Spread Hacks

It’s not a hoax. It’s not a spoof. Cadbury’s Vegemite-flavoured chocolate is really happening. On June 1, Australians will find out whether their favourite yeast spread works as a sugary dessert. To commemorate this bold taste combination, we’ve assembled our favourite Vegemite hacks from the Lifehacker archives. Enjoy.


Everything You Should Know About Baking Ingredients

There’s nothing wrong with strictly following a recipe when it comes to baking, but if you want to experiment with quantities you can quickly transform a delicious treat into a food disaster. Understanding how different ingredients (and amounts), such as milk, butter and baking powder influence the process can be extremely helpful.


Make Caramelised Onions In The Microwave

Caramelising onions takes a lot of time to get that sweet flavour and deep colour. Typical shortcuts still take valuable space on your stove. Alton Brown shares his secret for doing it in the microwave.


Avoid Wasting Stale Potato Chips By Using Them For Crumbing

If you’re not interested in trying to resuscitate the crispiness of your now-stale potato chips, you might as well do something else with them. Breaking them up into tiny pieces makes for tasty crumbs to apply to baked or fried food.


Grill'd Mac: I Put Big Mac Sauce On A Grill'd Burger And Created Something Magical

As part of its “Mac It Special” campaign, we were sent a bottle of Big Mac sauce. Rather than preserve it or flog it, I decided to take up the challenge of putting it on just about everything.


Put Together Baking Mixes For Cheap, Instant Meals

We all get busy, and preparing food takes time. Put together some key baking mixes so you can cook a quick meal (or dessert) with minimal time and effort.