Planning for Children: Ideas for Your Next Catered Event

If you are planning a large event and children are expected to attend, you may want to keep them in mind when setting up meals with your caterer. There are all kinds of ways to ensure that the children are well taken care of, but to guide you in the right direction, here are a few tips and ideas to consider. 1. Request Numbers of Children on the RSVP So you can prepare for the children who will be attending the event, consider asking for numbers on the RSVP form. [Read More]

5 reasons to buy a filter coffee machine rather than a coffee pod machine

The latest trend in home coffee machines is the coffee pod or capsule brewer, but is a pod machine the best choice for your new coffee machine? While the coffee pod machines offer a convenient, prepackaged, single serving of coffee with minimal clean up, there is a cost for the convenience. 1. Coffee pods are relatively expensive Choice magazine found that coffee pods had between 5 and 5.8g of coffee per pod. [Read More]

What You Need To Know About Cantonese Food So You Can Make It At Home

If you travel to Europe, you might notice the difference between the Chinese restaurants there compared to those back in Australia. Chinese restaurants in Europe seem to take a number of different types of Asian cuisine and offer them all up on the same menu. You might find Mongolian lamb sitting on the table next to a Thai curry, served with a side plate of sushi rolls. You might find it curious that a restaurant will serve all these geographically distinctive dishes at the same time. [Read More]

3 Tips For Packing A Non-Toxic Lunch

Have you switched from conventional to organic produce? Great! But are you undoing your good work by packing that delicious organic lunch in a toxic tub, or filling your drinks bottle with water that contains hormone disruptors? Here are 3 ways to keep toxins out of your packed lunch: Eliminate Plastic Plastic tubs, food wrap and bottles often contain bisphenol A (BPA), which is a known endocrine disruptor and human carcinogen. [Read More]