Pork with Crispy Crackling


Everything The Chef cooks is brilliant, though the one thing he excels at is the at-home classic roast. We don’t eat a lot of meat week to week, though we do enjoy a roast treat. Follow The Chef’s easy technique … Continue reading

Chinese Chicken Dumpling Soup


Simple, healthy and delicious. Chinese noodle soups are always so fullfilling for my belly and my soul. The chef loves them because well, he’s chinese so it’s in his blood. We crave these soups if I haven’t had them for a … Continue reading

AJ Vietnamese Noodle House, Brisbane City

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Words and Photographs by: The Nutrition Guru One thing The Chef taught me, was to’ never judge a restaurant by its cover’. I had always thought that working in some of the finest restaurants, he would be picky in where he ate, … Continue reading

Winter Carrot Soup


Written by: The Nutrition Guru My dad can’t stand carrots. As a kid growing up, I could never understand why. I used to sit their looking at my father (who much to my mothers dismay, refused to eat his carrots) … Continue reading

Shitake and Ginger Broth


By: The Nutrition Guru I love Asian soups, even when I was a child I enjoyed trying all the noodle soups at our local Chinese restaurant. Well, my love affair with these light and healthy soups continues, and I would … Continue reading

Potato and Onion Soup

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Written by: The Nutrition Guru I must say, that I never cook soups using a recipe. That’s because I usually cook soup as a way of using up all the dribs and drabs in the fridge. So on this cold … Continue reading

Beetroot, Lentil and Parmesan Soup

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Beetroot is a deliciously sweet root vegetable, perfect to use in winter. Its versatility lend it to be a great accompaniment to roast dinners, salads, or a feature of a dish such as a risotto or chocolate beetroot cake. The … Continue reading

The Green Machine: Nutritious soup


  Broccoli, peas, spring onions, spinach and a sprinkle of parmesan. Easy! Greens are high in vitamin C, an antioxidant and immune booster. Folate, responsible for building new cells and providing energy for our body. Greens are also high in … Continue reading

Immune Boosting – Cold and Flu Busting – Chicken Soup

The 'stay away from me cold and flu' soup

You know us by now, we just love an easy meal. We always have a pot of this boiling away slowly on the stove. Guess who WON’T be getting sick this winter! This is a ‘throw it all in a … Continue reading

Nutritious Stew – Oxtail or Beef

Heart, warming and healthy

At the moment, I am only able to drink liquids due to a condition in my oesophagus. Long story short, I am always on the quest to find a dish with a ‘bang for it’s buck’ or, with as much nutrition … Continue reading