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Organic foods

How to Make 8 Organic Foods at Home

We all know it’s good to eat healthily. Common sense dictates you should choose plenty of fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins for a nutritious diet. But when…

guilt free chocolate mousse

Guilt Free, Low Fat Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Surprisingly, it’s frequently not actually the chocolate in the dessert that is especially bad for you – it’s the other ingredients that pile on the fat. So, by eliminating butter, egg yolks and cream from the recipe, as well as reducing the amount of sugar, you can reduce the amount your calorie intake.

Tuna Pita Sandwich

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.

Avocado and mango and walnut salad

RECIPE: Avocado, Mango and Walnut Salad

Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: A light, healthy and summery dish, this Avocado, Mango and Walnut Salad is exceptionally tasty.

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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!

pasta fresca recipe

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.

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RECIPE: Osso Buco in Soffritto

The second in our series of recipes from the restaurant of Castello di Casole, the Tuscan hotel and restored farmhouses in Siena, Italy, is this fantastic Osso Buco recipe. Enjoy! Soffritto (literally “sub-friend” in Italian) forms the base of many common Italian dishes. It consists of aromatic ingredients sauteed with cooking oil.

chilled-soup

RECIPE: Chilled Summer Soup

This is one of our favourite meals to take the beach on a hot summers day. Very refreshing, this soup is also very simple to make!! Ingredients (serves 4) 350g Snow…

pink lychee cocktail

RECIPE: Pink Lychee Cocktail

Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: This pink lychee cocktail looks pretty, tastes wonderful and is extremely refreshing. Ideal for a summer evening or a dinner party aperitif.

RECIPE: Steak Diane

Christine Watson, the Sydney real estate agent of award winning luxury real estate broker Marquette Turner Luxury Homes, learned to cook some of the magnificent recipes prepared by the Chef where she worked at the Private Bin in Adelaide.  Steak Diane is my all time favourite and has always been the family recipe for “that special occasion”.