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How to open coconuts without any tools

open coconuts

If you are stranded on a desert island and you’re not a coconut cracking ninja from Samoa, then you’ll need an easier way to bust coconuts for pleasure, or for survival. This is the easiest and most effective way I’ve found to do it, when you don’t have any tools.

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Green Tea Matcha Pancakes

Green Tea Matcha Pancakes

Surprise your loved ones with these delicious GREEN pancakes!!! They taste amazing and contain a huge amount of antioxidants thanks to the matcha green tea!

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Chewy Anzac Biscuit recipe

Anzac Biscuit

Is there anything more Australian than home baked ANZAC biscuit? While we eat then year round, ANZAC Day is a special time when the ovens are working overtime baking the chewy sweet biscuit to commemorate our soldiers.

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Slow cooked lamb with pear and balsamic

slow cooked lamb

Dr Libby Weaver shows how to reboot your diet, improve your sleep, understand your hormones, reduce your stress and manage the demands on your time with her new book, The Energy Guide.

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More Australians eating chocolate (even when it’s a gift for someone else!)

chocolate

As anybody who has ventured into a supermarket recently would know, Easter is upon us. So it’s no surprise that many Australians have chocolate on their mind. Or is Easter just a convenient excuse? After all, the country’s chocolate consumption is on the rise, with more Aussies eating chocolate bars, blocks and boxed chocolates than

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From fish and chips to Michelin Stars

The Ledbury

Brett Graham began his career serving seafood by the water on the New South Wales north coast. Now he has joined the elite band of Michelin-star chefs and his London restaurant – The Ledbury – is one of the best in the world. The secret? His down-to-earth Australian take on hospitality.

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5 Step Guide to the Perfect Cup of Tea

perfect cup of tea

Philippa Thacker, creator of new Twinings Morning Tea and veteran Twinings Master Tea Blender shares her infallible 5-Step Guide to the Perfect Cup of Tea

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Dr Google probably isn’t the worst place to get your health advice

dr google

Who is your preferred source for health advice? Gwyneth Paltrow? Pete Evans? Or qualified medical practitioners – like Dr Oz? I hate to break it to you, but if you’re getting advice from any of these people, you’re quite likely being misled, writes Rachael Dunlop from Macquarie University

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A new star in French wine

french wine

La Livinière is a little-known French wine appellation that is a star in the making. Part of the Minervois, one of the bigger appellations of the Languedoc, La Livinière’s vineyards are east of the walled city of Carcassonne. La Livinière stands out from the mass of the Minervois for its red wines, which are a

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Simple steps to brewing loose tea

brewing loose tea

Brewing loose tea is easy, and it is also one of the most crucial factors in drinking better tea, beyond starting with better loose tea in the first place. It doesn’t take long to make, no longer than brewing a pot of coffee. Let’s get started with the basics with John Bickel of Zester Daily.

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