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Back to Basics Barbequing

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There is nothing more Australian than a backyard barbie. For generations, Aussie’s have enjoyed spending those endless summer nights with tongs in hand (and beer in the other) cooking up a feast for family and friends. While it might be a relaxing way to prepare dinner, barbecuing does not give…

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How To Cook With Chocolate

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For those with a sweet tooth, there is nothing more delightful than a decadent chocolate dessert. But how do you know which chocolate to buy when baking? Foodie HQ’s guide to chocolate will answer all your cooking queries. Brief guide to how Chocolate is made: After fermenting, drying and roasting,…

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How to Cook Quinoa

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Welcome to our blog on How to Cook Quinoa. We give you the low down on what it is, what types you can get, how to store it and prepare it. We’ll also show you the best cooking method for cooking Quinoa and share some fabulous recipes so you can…

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How to Choose Your Chicken

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Everybody loves chicken! It is tasty, inexpensive, easy to cook and for the carb conscious it contains zero carbohydrates. It is also packed with protein, vitamins and minerals, making it a healthy addition to the household menu. Visit the supermarket and you will soon discover there are several cuts of…

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How to Marinate Meats

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Every night across the country, Australian families are sitting down to a plate of “meat and veg”. It may be a simple meal to prepare, but that doesn’t mean it has to be tasteless. Marinades are a quick, easy and cheap way to add flavour to your meat and spice…

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Olive Oil Explained

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Olive oil is one of the healthiest oils on the market. It has a high monounsaturated fat content (that’s good fat!) but is low in saturated fat (that’s the bad one). Made from the juice of the olive fruit, it is a prime component of the Mediterranean Diet. Not only…

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How to Choose Fish and Seafood

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Seafood is a lean protein with fantastic health benefits, but how do you maximise the benefits by picking the freshest fish at the market. Follow Foodie HQ’s guide and you will always have the freshest seafood available. Unless of course you catch it yourself! Smell the seafood before you buy…

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How To Know Your Knives

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Builders and mechanics aren’t the only ones who need a well stocked toolbox. The budding chef also needs the right tools for the job and that is particularly true when it comes to knives. You can’t build a house with just one hammer, nor can you construct a culinary masterpiece…

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