I Tried Nadia Lim’s Recipes for a Week and Here’s How...

What happens when an amateur foodie tries to take on recipes from a professional chef? Well, I decided to give it a go and try out Nadia Lim’s dinner...

Lotus Heart Restaurant Review

Are you looking for food that is niceand refreshing? Or maybe a meal that gives you a peaceful and transformative experience? If so, you better get to The...

Exploring Akaroa

Banks Peninsula is scattered with hidden gems. Small villages concealed in the crevasses of each bay around the peninsula. Barren beaches with rocky cliffs hanging above your head....

A Guide to the Right Style of Tea For You

How would you like your tea? Milk and sugar? When it comes to tea, both the Chinese and English have international reputations for tea culture. Tea is widely...

Solutions for food waste (a follow-up from Trash Talking)

After reading Trash Talking, you may be wondering what steps can be taken to reduce your own food waste. Here is a small list of easy and affordable...

New Malteser Flavours!

You may or may not have noticed, but Maltesers have released some new flavours - raspberry and honeycomb! The original Maltesers were released in New Zealand in the...

Trash talking

Food waste is a critically important global issue, but is one that we can work on individually and within each household. It has been found that 229,002 tonnes...

Plant-Based Beef – Be-Leafable or not?

‘Meatless May’ has arrived and BurgerFuel has jumped on the bandwagon and introduced the Mini Beyond Beleaf Burger to the menu. My initial review was that, as always,...

7 Foods That Treat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

As we say goodbye to the warm Christchurch summer and crawl into yet another merciless winter, it won’t be unusual for many of us to see significant seasonal...

The Ketogenic Diet: “Fitspo” or Flawed?

Social media is currently saturated with the Ketogenic or “Keto” diet craze. Instagram feeds in particular are flooded with images of extreme body transformations followed by #keto, #results,...

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