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Sweet and Sour Pork

So I cooked this dish last night for my family…and I must say, we ...

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Food, Wine and a Royal Barossa Visit

Love them or hate them but one thing a visit from any members of the British Royal Family does is cause a stir..!! Today, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall were treated to some of our country's finest food and wine whilst visiting the historic Barossa Valley

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A Day in New York City

As a health enthusiast, I wanted to give my readers a guide to a day of eating and drinking in New York City, the way I would... That is mostly wholesome and healthy foods with a little bit of indulgence on the side. New York can be daunting and overwhelming - follow my guide for a stress-free and satisfying day in big the apple! The Butchers Daughter is a must for breakfast...

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New York City Wine & Food Festival

After seven successful years, the New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE (NYCWFF) is gearing up to once again pay homage to one of the greatest dining cities in the world while fighting to end hunger! It is the only Festival in New York to bring together both legendary culinary icons from around the globe and America’s most beloved television chefs.

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Wine

How to choose from a wine list

Uh oh – A Wine List

It’s amazing how often you turn up to a venue only to be presented with a wine list that has nothing familiar on it. What do you do? First thing is to order a different alcoholic drink while you pour over the wine list. Vodka and tonic is always refreshing, with a fresh twist of lemon to cleanse the palate.

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Barossa Valley Wine Region South Australia

Food, Wine and a Royal Barossa Visit

Love them or hate them but one thing a visit from any members of the British Royal Family does is cause a stir..!! Today, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall were treated to some of our country's finest food and wine whilst visiting the historic Barossa Valley

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Wine medals…what do they really mean?

When choosing a wine do you find yourself looking at the medals? Ever wondered what they mean? You could be in for a surprise. While there are certainly some world class events that are worthy of their status, many are as useful as a cat at a dog show.

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How Old Is Wine?

Depending on who you believe, wine originated between six thousand and twelve thousand years ago although fossilised grape vines date back sixty million years. [sip] What impressed on me the most was the fact that early adopters of wine believed that the mind-altering effects were a sign of bringing the partaker close to a level of spirituality. That begs the question why is wine not under the category of spirits? [sip] I digress.

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Keep It Vegan

Think you know vegan cooking? Lengthy, complicated recipe lists, expensive, hard-to-find ingredients, flavourless food? ...

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The Taste of Country Cooking

Edna Lewis grew up in Freetown, Virginia, a tiny farming community established by freed ...

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The Joy of Cooking

American cookbook author, Irma S. Rombauer brings you some of the world’s most widely read ...

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The Best Cookbooks Of All Time

The best cookbooks of all time

According to Stylist, these are the best cookbooks of all time. There truly are ...

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