food

Feed A Large Family On $10 A Day With A 14-Day Rotating Meal Plan

Food is one of our biggest expenses, but one mum, who feeds a family of 7 on just $300 a month, shows us that it’s possible to eat well without relying on 2-minute noodles every night.


Cut Carrots Into Round Chips Instead Of Sticks For Better Dipping

Carrots sticks are a great snack, but aren’t the best shape for dipping — they don’t have enough surface area to prevent the dreaded double-dip. Cutting them into rounds solves that problem.


A Video Guide To Making Miso Soup At Home, No Recipe Required

Miso soup may seem like a mystical Japanese delicacy, one that comes as the cherry on top of your favourite sushi order. But it’s actually really uncomplicated to make. In fact, you don’t even need a recipe for it.


Make Salad Dressing With The Last Bit Of Mayonnaise In A Jar

If have a jar of mayo that’s nearly empty, but don’t be so quick to toss it. Add some olive oil and spices, give it a shake, and you’ve just created your own homemade salad dressing.


Thicken Chilli With A Potato Masher

Sometimes, even when you follow a recipe to the letter, your chilli comes out a bit runny — more like soup than a hearty stew. A potato masher can thicken the chilli without adding ingredients.


Save Fennel Stalks And Use Them Instead Of Celery

Get everything you can out of your next fennel bulb by using the stalks, too. People often throw them away, but you can actually use them anywhere you would normally use celery — in a homemade stock or a salad, for instance.


Make Brownies In A Muffin Tin And Get An Edge Piece Every Time

Many people prefer the crispy edges of brownies. They will fight over the edge pieces and the size of the brownie cut. Bake your brownies in a muffin tin and everyone will get a perfect individual brownie.


Make Fondue Quicker And Easier In A Pressure Cooker

Fondue pots are one of those things everyone gets as a wedding gift, and most people use once a year — not exactly the best use of space and money. A pressure cooker will melt cheese or chocolate to the right consistency much faster.


Make Lots Of Perfectly Chunky Guacamole With A Wire Cooling Rack

Who doesn’t love guacamole? If, like us, you take a certain level of pride in being an avocado whisperer, here’s a trick that’s going to take your guacamole game to the next level.


What's The Weirdest Food You've Ever Eaten?

Some of us are more adventurous when it comes to food than others, and across every cuisine there are “delicacies” that might seem bizarre to others around the world. What have you tried?