When preparing your foodie masterpieces at home, the last thing you need to worry about is clutter and disorganisation slowing you down. After all, cooking should be a pleasure, not a chore. With these simple organisational tips, you’ll be able to maximise the pleasure of cooking and eating, while minimising time spent on setting up and cleaning. Storage Firstly, review what storage you have available and whether you are using it to its full capacity. For example, do you...

Calcium and vitamin D are the two main nutrients that help us keep strong and healthy bones. If you do not have enough daily intake of these vitamins, the risk of being diagnosed with osteoporosis in your 50s or 60s becomes higher. In order to consume a sufficient daily amount of these two vitamins, you must eat plenty of foods that are rich with vitamin D and calcium. Most of the calcium-rich foods can be found in these six foods. Yogurt Your daily calcium intake can be satisfied...

With Christmas not far away now, what better way to get into the festive spirit than by baking biscuits? Baking can be great fun for adults and children alike. It allows you to unleash your creativity in the kitchen while being able to eat the results – what’s not to like? Homemade biscuits always seem to taste that little bit nicer than shop bought ones, and of course they make great Christmas presents too! Traditions are a wonderful thing but there’s no reason why you...

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Ask 10 keen bakers what the secret to a perfect sponge is, and they’ll probably all give you a different answer! Everyone has their own little baking formula that they believe makes their cakes the best, but the truth is that creating the perfect bake isn’t as challenging as it may seem. Getting that moist sponge, and that perfect crumb, is actually very simple when you follow three simple baking rules: use the right ingredients, select your bakeware carefully, and learn...

Pizza is one of the favorite meals for kids of any age and it is common to find it as part of your menu on a weekly basis. However, some ingredients that are used to prepare pizza are not very healthy for kids, which make it important for parents to regulate its consumption in the home. If you are a parent that wants to keep your kids happy, then you may need to learn how to make healthy homemade pizzas. The pizzas can include toppings of your choice and your kids can get a chance...

If loss of hair is your concern, well, be assured that you are not alone. Topics related to hair loss rank among the most frequently browsed in the internet. If the websites you had browsed recommend maintenance of hair to ensure hair growth, they cannot be more right unless they had failed to mention diet at the top of the list. Well, diet plays an important role to promote hair growth. Having a balanced diet that takes care of the nutritional needs of your hair can make your...

If you haven’t heard of tagine before, you will be delighted by this discovery. Tagine is a two-piece earthenware pot used for cooking and it traditionally comes from North African Berber tribes. It is still very present in the national cuisines of Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria and its popularity has spread all over the globe. We give you the reasons why. Unique design The traditional tagine pot is ceramic and consists of two parts: a flat circular base unit with low sides and...

Whether you’re a enthusiast or not, fitness is something that everybody seeks for. You perhaps do regular physical exercises, maintain a strict diet chart and lots more. Well they do really good. And what if you’re recommended with some magic foods that enhance your fitness level to an amazing extent? Let’s talk about 10 foods that not only keep you healthy and fit, but also fuel up your body to get the best from your workout and to support recovery. Dried fruits – Rich...

Easy to make recipes that you can make with simple ingredients When we think of coffee, we generally have the image of that black hot brew that starts off a great many people’s mornings. However, coffee can be used for more than just beverage purposes. There are several recipes which integrate the coffee bean into them. You can use them in your entrees or in your desserts. It does not matter if you prefer brewed coffee, instant coffee, or expresso. You can integrate the flavour...

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