Authentic Chinese Food Without the Airline Ticket – The Five Best...

 If you don’t want to fly twelvehours to China for an authentic bite of Chinese food over the weekend, some places in Christchurch may be a good alternative,...

Banks Peninsula – Exploring Lyttelton

A 15 minute drive from Christchurch’s CBD, Lyttelton leads you to a world away from the buzzing city. Driving through the tunnel transports you to a unique little...

The Ultimate Cheap Wine Taste Test

Picture this: you’re on your way to a BYO and find yourself standing in front of the wine section at your local Countdown. With endless bottles in front...

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,...

Is Eating Meat Really Worth It?

Kiwis are changing up their lifestyles and ditching the typical meat and three veg, instead choosing to go for a more plant-based diet in hopes of maintaining a...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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