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How to Cook the Perfect Turkey in a Few Simple Steps

18 December, 2016 No Comments

Christmas is coming and it’s safe to say many families will celebrate with the unavoidable roast turkey. But will it meet expectations? Here are some tips to help you choose the best one and cook it to perfection.

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IBS Holiday Survival Guide

13 December, 2016 No Comments

The festive period, with its parties and family reunions is fast approaching. In principle, this time of year should be synonymous with joy and getting together. But, if you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the Christmas period can easily become unpleasant. As traditional Christmas dishes often contain onions and garlic, as well as being […]

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TOP 10: Festive Christmas Recipes for an Amazing Holiday Feast

7 December, 2016 No Comments

December is finally here and that means it’s time to get into the Christmas spirit (though we’re sure lots of you have been counting the days since November). To help you along, we’ve put together some of our favourite holiday dishes and treats to tantalise and inspire you. Here are top 10 Christmas recipes for […]

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Mindful Eating Secrets (To Prevent Over-Eating)

Have you ever gone to a dinner party and left feeling stuffed beyond belief? You may have even whispered, “Why did I eat so much?” The thoughts of the fantastic party are over-shadowed by your utter discomfort. Has this happened to you? It’s happened to me.

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An allergic guest? Don’t panic!

19 December, 2015 No Comments

The prospects of entertaining friends and family increase during the holiday season. But when food allergies pop up, it’s not always easy to know how to react. How can you customise meals to satisfy the special requirements of allergic people? Here are some tips to help you entertain your an allergic guest in a hassle-free […]

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Top 7 Merry Christmas Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

The song says, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”. Do you agree? Or is it the most wonderful time of the year to give up your healthy eating intentions because of the inevitable over-abundance of food and sweet temptations?

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TOP 10: Christmas Recipes from Around the Web

15 December, 2015 1 Comment

It’s that time of year again! Get ready to bake, stuff, peel, braise, boil, sauté, knead, and assemble all those great Christmas time recipes that everybody loves. In case you’re looking for a little inspiration, we’ve put together a list of Christmas goodies from around the web that are sure to please and help you […]

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The story of the Christmas Log

30 November, 2015 No Comments

In francophone countries, Christmas dinners often end with a serving of Christmas log. Did you know that it is a tradition linked to the celebration of the winter solstice?

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How to Organise a Cocktail Party

21 September, 2015 No Comments

A Cocktail party or a mixer, receptions catered exclusively with bite-sized morsels, are an excellent solution for hosting many people at a time. Since everyone eats standing up, they’re free to mingle and serve themselves at their convenience, leaving the host to relax … assuming they planned ahead! In this vein, here are some tips […]

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Tips to cook the leftovers

22 December, 2014 No Comments

You cook for hours and manage to conjure up an amazing feast. But the next day, what do you do with the leftover turkey, ham and other stuff? Our grandmothers knew exactly how to put them to good use, but we seem to have lost this knack… Here are some easy ways to use leftovers. […]

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Tips for stress-free entertaining

8 December, 2014 No Comments

When you have to do a spot of entertaining, the preparations can get a bit overwhelming. So panic sets in. And yet entertaining should actually be good fun. Here are some tips for successful, stress-free entertaining and chilled out guests…

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It’s time to bake some Christmas cookies

2 December, 2014 No Comments

It’s that time of the year again, when families gather together to rustle up some Holiday bakings. The favourite one in the northern countries is without doubt gingerbread. Such a great fun to cut it with cookie cutters and decorate with icing and all sorts of candy.