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Sunday, February 25, 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...

Get ready to enjoy your favourite fortifieds with Christmas

Interest in fortified wines has decreased dramatically, with no real interest to many people in Australia today as new styles and types of alcoholic...

Read the label

Much of my professional life has been spent lobbying for better information on food labels. Along with colleagues working in public health, we have...

What are you making at home for the KV Show? 

With the Kangaroo Valley Show being held on 17 and 18 February 2023, it is time to plan your entries for the Cheese and...

Make it at home: Ricotta Gnocchi 

A lighter and more delicate flavour than a potato gnocchi, try this simple and delicious ricotta recipe – with bonus points if using your...

Sparkling Wine

It’s that time of the year to start thinking about it Now it’s warming up, lots of celebrations happening, weddings, birthdays etc, and of course...

Sickly sweet?

Sickly sweet? It’s not surprising that humans enjoy sweetness. The first food we consume - breast milk – is sweet as well as providing an...

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...

Ham and milk

This month’s column is devoted to two issues locals have asked about recently. Nitrites and nitrates Nitrates hit the headlines recently when health authorities in France...

Make it at home: Cooking with Haloumi 

Haloumi is one of our favourite cheeses to cook with and a taste sensation.  Originally made in Cyprus from sheep’s milk, this salty, squeaky versatile...

Get set to sizzle 

The biggest little festival on the South Coast is set to sizzle in Kangaroo Valley this September. The infamous Friendly Inn beer garden and...

Protein and vitamin supplements?

Protein Protein is a macronutrient (like carbohydrate and fat). It’s essential for growth and repair of every cell in the body, including muscles, bones, skin,...

Make it at home: Indulgent Baked Potatoes 

An easy to prepare and delicious winter comfort food.  Most potatoes are suitable for baking, but Russets or Dutch creams are recommended if you can...

Wine knowledge

Other countries making wine years ago and still going strong AUSTRIA Austria has the largest vineyard area within a city with 1,600 acres of vineyards in...

The world of grains

Most of the world’s population eat some form of grain each day. Their nutritional value depends on the quantity and the type of grain...

Make it at home: Cob Loaf – Savoury or Sweet!

For a basic Cob Loaf You will need 1 Cob Loaf. How to make it Cut open the top of the cob loaf to make...

Cheese ’n Mac Bites

No, not THAT Mac … this recipe calls for our old friend maca-roni. You will need: 250g macaroni 40g butter 1¼ cups plain flour 3 cups milk 1 cup good...

Eat better for less

The cost of fruit, vegetables, meat, chicken, fish, eggs, grains, nuts and most packaged groceries are rising. This can make it more difficult to...

Flavour and foods

Some foods deliver a delightful flavour bomb. Think coffee, garlic, passionfruit, basil, mint and many herbs, cinnamon, vanilla or lemon. Others such as steamed...

Make it at home: Fondue 

World Fondue Day was celebrated on 11 April – but it is never too late to enjoy Fondue!  Fondue (from the French word fondre =...

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