Category Archives: Lifestyle

Healthy Recipe: Tuna Pita Sandwich

Don’t settle for any old sandwich when you can get a tuna pita jam-packed with vitamins, like this one. A great way to satisfy the appetites of even the most active of athletes, or workaholics. Serves 4.

RECIPE: Potato Truffle Soup

From the kitchen of Hotel Realm, a five star destination that we recently stayed at in Canberra, the nation’s capital, comes this great winter recipe for potato truffle soup.

RECIPE: Banana Walnut Muffins

A good friend recently shared this great banana walnut muffin recipe with me, for which there are now many appreciative people. It takes only 30 minutes from start to finished. Enjoy!

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Creating Special Entertainment Areas for Spring

We’ve been rained out, kept in doors and buried ourselves beneath blankets during winter months. However, the first rays of light peaking through clouds is a sign that Spring is…

RECIPE: Pasta Fresca

The third recipe in our series from the kitchen of Lisa & Maurizio at Castello di Casole, Tuscany, Italy, this pasta fresca recipe easily describes how to make fresh pasta the Italian way.

Cooking with Minimal Waste

Few things in life are more enjoyable than a hearty, sociable meal with close friends. However, cooking for a dinner event can often create a large amount of waste. With…

How to Host an Eco-Friendly Dinner Party

“How to make the environment your guest of honour” It’s all well and good to be earth-conscious in our daily routines, but have you ever considered how far you steer…

RECIPE: How to Cook Steak

Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: It’s barbeque time in Australia all of the time and that means lots of easy meals – steak and salads. Not everyone knows how to tell if a steak is rare, medium or well done, without cutting the meat to check inside. We’ll tell you how to test if a steak is cooked.

200 Year Old Bottle of Shipwrecked Champagne Sold for World Record

One of the 140 bottles of 200 year old Veuve Clicquot champagne discovered amongst a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea last year was recently purchased at auction for a world record price.

Twister Restaurant Concept in Kiev, Ukraine: Sumptuous Design That’s Good Enough to Eat

When a restaurant “looks” sumptuous from the moment you walk in, your dining experience is already enhanced even before you’ve taken a bite of food. Twister is a restaurant proposed for Kiev, Ukraine by designers Sergey Makhno & Vasily Butenko. The furniture & sculptured interiors are outstanding.