Category Archives: Lifestyle

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Where luxury coffee comes from (part 2)

Most can’t do without at least one cup of coffee daily. It’s the buzz that gets you going in the morning and the added boost you may need to get…

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Househould hacks for 2016

Everyone wants to run their household more efficiently. We want to achieve our goals, whether daily or longterm, in as short a time as possible. No one wants to be…

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Gas vs electric: the ongoing debate

One of the biggest issues we face when making food is balancing health with taste, as well as also cost. We want our food to be tasty and healthy, but…

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Designing a kitchen to impact your cooking

Creative design meets functionality – this is what every interior designer is thinking when giving a kitchen a makeover. Your kitchen should be visually appealing, yet still have a basic…

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How to host a business dinner

At some point, we might find ourselves having to open our doors to people we want to impress. This could be family or, as we’ll look at now, business associates…

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Kitchen fun for kids

The kitchen is the heart of any home, and that means that quite a bit of time is spent with the family around the table. For young ones the kitchen…

Why real cooks use gas ovens

There are many pros and cons to consider between a gas and an electric cooking range. If you are serious about your cooking though then a gas oven is a…

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Get your kitchen so clean, you’ll eat off the counters

Of course kitchens should be clean all year round. But there is something about the arrival of spring – for those of us in the Southern Hemisphere – which just…

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Become a master of the galley

While there are many skills required for life on the high seas, one of the most important is correctly managing the crew’s food intake. Given that yachtsmen and women are…

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Mastering the (easy) art of wine and food pairing

Everyone loves wine. Everyone loves food. So what could be better than having wine and food together? Not much, except inviting friends around to witness your superb wine and food…