groceries

Guest Post | The Fooducate App

Hello! Today we have a guest post from writer Mark Bailey, foodie, travel junkie and an amateur mountain climber – here to tell us all about an exciting new food app called FOODUCATE… The Fooducate App: Making Sure You Feed Your Family Right The task of making sure that you’re eating healthy and getting enough exercise…

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Review | Rick Stein’s at Bannisters

A special occasion birthday calls for an extra special meal. When Boyfriend turned the big three-oh just before the New Year, I knew I’d have to pull out all the stops. This meant a long drive to the south coast where Boyfriend had been visiting family over Christmas, and a detour to Rick Steins at Bannisters on the…

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In review: Best Cookbooks of 2015

With so many amazing cookbooks released every month, it’s hard to know which ones to buy. Here are (SOME OF) AYDIE’s top picks for 2015 – just in time for some last minute Christmas shopping. If you’re still hunting for gifts, you can’t go wrong with a beautiful cookbook – especially for someone who loves to eat…

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Recipe | Mixed Mushroom and Chorizo Fettuccine

It’s been a while since an original AYDIE recipe has appeared on this blog and I am excited to bring you… drum roll please… MIXED MUSHROOM AND CHORIZO FETTUCCINE! This is a pretty quick and easy dish to cook midweek and is jam-packed with delicious mushrooms. If you don’t like mushrooms, you probably should close this tab and walk away…

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Road Test | The IMK Pro Colour Stick Mixer

Last week I was sent, via Nuffnang, an IMK Pro Colour stick mixer to test out. This stick mixer is part of the new IMK Colour Pro range, now in Spotlight stores across Australia. The range – which is “affordable, stylish and designed to be used every day” includes toasters, kettles, blenders and stick mixers in six different colours. imk …

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The Spice People | Cajun Spiced Ribs

If there’s one thing I love more than receiving mail, it’s receiving mail with delicious treats enclosed. Recently, I was sent a selection of fragrant spices from The Spice People, which just about made my week. We received packets of The Spice People’s Celery Salt Seasoning, New Orleans Cajunspice and Gyros Seasoning. We’ve tried all three…

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Roza’s Hot Lover Chilli Con Carne

This week I was given the task of not only putting Roza’s Hot Lover Sauce to the test but creating a recipe that made the sauce sing. Challenged accepted. (Naturally) Roza’s Hot Lover Sauce is part of the range of all-natural, gluten-free sauces created by Roza’s Gourmet Sauces, a Brisbane-based, family run business specializing in…