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Monday, May 20, 2024

Mobile Phone Update

Telstra have advised that their recent application...

Historical Happening

Kangaroo Valley Historical Society celebrates 70+ years Thank...

Community service at Salt Ministries

Every Thursday morning there’s a flurry of...

Three reds from the old world

Tempranillo (pronounced temp-rah-nee-oh) the grape varietal Spain’s top selling red wine, made famous by Rioja (rhee-yo-ha), where wines are classified (in part) by how long...

Is it true?

Question: Is the fluoride added to water supplies safe? Mineral salts in rocks, soils, some plants and animals, and some natural waters contain fluoride. Most...

Are you eating well ?

Do you need a break from cooking, but want to be sure you’re still eating nutritious food? If you: are 65 or over, OR have...

Junk, extras, discretionary foods?

Most people are aware that some foods are rated as healthy; others are not. In Australia, the healthy foods that can meet all your...

Make a positive change

I started my schooling in 1949 at Bronte public school. During the 1950s, our social studies lessons taught us about brave explorers who had...

Advertising to children

Recently, one of the ‘Teal’ Independents, Dr Sophie Scamps, a general practitioner, presented a Healthy Kids Advertising Bill to the House of Representatives in...

KV Craft Beer & BBQ Festival

Embrace the sizzling extravaganza at the Kangaroo Valley Craft Beer and BBQ Festival! Ladies and gentlemen, prepare yourselves for a barbecue extravaganza that will ignite...

FIG’s 10th birthday

It all began in January 2013, with Carl Leddy and Larraine Hahlos inviting interested persons to a meeting at their art gallery to present...

The flexitarian diet

Vegetarians avoid meat and fish but most are happy to eat dairy products and eggs. Vegans avoid all animal products, including meat, fish, dairy...

Reduce food waste

My interest in sustainable food began over 50 years ago, after I first read Frances Moore Lappe’s book Diet for a Small Planet. At...

The mighty microbiome

The importance of our ‘microbiome’ has been getting publicity lately. The term refers to all the microorganisms that live in and on our bodies,...

Carbs – good or bad?

It’s 20 years since I last wrote an article about carbohydrates for the KV Voice. At that time, I referred to the popular sport...

Is there a perfect food?

Internet marketing has now joined regular advertising in making claims about the value of particular food products. I’m often asked which food I’d rate...

Are you eating well ?

Meals on Wheels Do you need a break from cooking, but want to be sure you’re still eating nutritious food? If you: are 65 or over,...

Cheese & Wine Tasting at the Show

On a steamy Friday evening, 60 attendees enjoyed a sold-out Cheese & Wine Tasting Event as part of the Kangaroo Valley Show program, hosted...

Cheese and Dairy Section at the Kangaroo Valley Show

After a two year hiatus, we were not sure how many entries to expect in the Cheese and Dairy Section, however we were thrilled...

A deeper look at fats

The fat in foods is made up of many types of fatty acids, defined by their chemical structure as saturated or unsaturated. Each category...

When, what and how much to drink?

Water is more vital to life than food and humans cannot survive long without it. The amount of water the body needs varies according...

Plan for your dairy products to be KV Show ready

December is the time to make your cheeses that require a short amount of ripening time. Cheeses to consider making are Brie, Camembert or a...

Letting the sunshine in

It’s more than 10 years since I last wrote about vitamin D for the Kangaroo Valley Voice and lots of research has been published...

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