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Healthy Coconut Pancake Bites

By Natalie Ho I love starting my weekend brunch with a nice homemade meal. While I do enjoy going out to a lovely café, these wonderful healthy coconut pancake bites are the perfect way to start off your lazy Sunday! Ingredients: 2 eggs   ½ coconut flour   Drizzle of vanilla essence  …

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Mind Over (Food) Matter

Mind Over (Food) Matter

There’s an interesting video going around about how mirroring food can trick your mind into eating less. From ‘hacking food’ to the way in which we perceive things, there’s a tonne of fascinating food related research. Besides the awesome stuff, like, VR-related food augmentation, there’s also basic perception tricks, where using …

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Can You Drink Too Much Water?

Can You Drink Too Much Water?

We’ve been told for the longest time that you should drink eight cups of water a day, which is approximately two litres. Is this right? Could you possibly drink too much water? Well, let’s start with the hypothetical first. Yes, you totally can drink too much water. In fact, you …

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Best Burgers in Sydney

Wholesome and healthy food is what everyone seems to be after these days. But can kale chips really compare with the greasy, juicy, hearty and heavenly? If you’re like me and prefer some not-so-heart-healthy food, here are some of the best burgers in Sydney. The Milk Bar by Cafe Ish, …

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Brown Me Up Buttercup

Brown Me Up Buttercup

Freshly toasted bread … juicy steak … seared scallops … warm choc-chip cookies straight out of the oven … ice cold beer. Food, glorious food. Hearty, full of fibre and nutritious food, especially great for a cold winter’s night. But have you ever wondered what gives the food we love their …

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A Taste of Persian Cuisine

When it comes to food you’ve probably tried Thai, Indian, and Mexican, but in my completely unbiased opinion, you haven’t lived until you’ve tried Persian cuisine. Prepare yourself for huge portions and a ridiculous amount of carbs. You can find a lot of affordable restaurants in Sydney. Here’s a guide …

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Southern Hospitality

Hospitality sucks. It just does. Let us brood in the pain together as I remind you of the painful realities of slaving away in the hospitality industry. CLEANING Hospitality is 10% service and 90% trying to look busy. In the fits of such a customer rush it seems as though …

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#foodporn

#foodporn

“Foodporn”, while a known concept, doesn’t really crop up anymore in its original form. While you can still find images of sensuous meat juices or the kaleidoscopic frosting of cupcakes with the now-aged hashtag, the main thrust of the movement is split up now. “Foodporn” is food-trends, quick videos and …

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Feast To Your Needs Content

Food is one of the most versatile products out there. Not only is food essential to foster life, but we also celebrate life and all the happiness and joys it brings, with food. We go on: #postexamfeeds birthday lunches and dinners graduation dinners, celebrations for a new job/promotion or even …

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The Weirdest Foods Ever

The Weirdest Foods Ever

Food glorious food what a glorious strange feeling. Everybody loves good nosh, and with the Student Cookbook launch this week, we’ve all got food on our minds. But what about those meals that surpass the boundaries of gourmet, fusion or hipster cool right into the realm of weird food. Read …

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Food That Is ExTra

Food that is ExTra

Extra is using an umbrella when you’re wearing a raincoat. Extra is when you keep complaining about the bus line for the 891 when hello, whining about it will not make it go away. But most importantly, extra is something indigestible that Instagram somehow turns indelibly gorgeous. Here are some of the …

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Tasty Recipes IRL

Since it’s creation in 2015, Tasty by Buzzfeed has exploded, with its Facebook page boasting over 85 million followers as of May 2017. Safe to say, almost everyone has seen these aesthetically pleasing videos of food floating around on social media. So the food in the videos definitely looks tasty and relatively …

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Book Review: It’s All Easy, Gwyneth Paltrow

Book Review: It's All Easy, Gwyneth Paltrow

Oscar-winning actress turned famous celebrity chef, Gwyneth Paltrow has cooked up a storm with the release of her recent cookbook, “It’s All Easy”. While most of us are crunching away on pizza or two minute noodles, the recipes created by Paltrow are nutritious, delightful and most importantly, easy! Flicking through …

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The Immortalisation Of Food

Feast To Your Needs Content

Was that a moment of hope you felt just then? Let it die. Be fair to yourself. You googled the place beforehand, just to see how photogenic the food really was…goddangit there’s flowers involved. Maybe you can order the ugliest thing on the menu….naturally it’s the one thing you’re allergic …

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Still Alive But Barely Breathing

Still Alive But Barely Breathing

Imagine this: you’re walking up the main walkway, when suddenly, someone starts waving in your face with such vigour that you just have to stop. What could this person possibly want? Sure enough, they shove a bag of free lollies in your lap. There are milky ways, fruit roll ups …

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Things You’ll Learn On The Brink Of Starvation

Things You'll Learn On The Brink Of Starvation

Left the nest hungry? You’re not alone. Here are some things you’ll learn about cooking when you’re on the brink of starvation. You will start off with high hopes and great expectations. Both will only last as long as it takes you to strut purposefully through every aisle of Coles, …

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A Definitive Ranking of Celebrations Chocolates

A Definitive Ranking of Celebrations Chocolates

“Celllllabrate good times all right!” who doesn’t remember this catchy one liner from the delicious ‘Celebrations’ ad? Since the catchy jingle hit our television screens in the late 90’s these tasty little buggers have been making waistlines bigger and holidays better. Yet, as with any mixed boxes of confectionary, there are …

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Pop Rocks: The Solution To All Your Problems

Pop Rocks

Pop rocks are love, pop rocks are life, pop rocks are here and most importantly, pop rocks are now. If you’re not consuming pop rocks at this very moment, then in the eternal words of Lara Bingle “where the bloody hell are ya?” Pop rocks are omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent. …

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Life’s Little Happy Moments

Life's Happiest Moments

In life, there is a tempestuous storm called university. Everyone is swept up by the gusty winds of assessments, dodging the pellets of rain called debt and drowning in caffeine (or something stronger) – but sometimes it’s important to remember the little things that happen that make us happy. Nothing is …

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SUBURB DETOURS: UNSW, Kensington

Kensington or “Kenso” (fun fact), is an Eastern suburb, southeast of the CBD. Home to many, Kensington provides the land upon which students in HECs debt reside, often lining up for free food events at the lovely UNSW. BACKGROUND Originally inhabited by the Cadigal people, who used to live around …

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Review: The Rocks Markets

The Rocks Markets are a favourite destination that is enjoyed by tourists and locals alike. Located within walking distance of Sydney’s city centre and Circular Quay, the markets are set within a historical setting where buildings and public places from the city’s colonial past that can still be seen today. …

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SUBURB DETOURS: Surry Hills (and a trip down Oxford St)

Surry Hills is an inner city, Eastern suburb, perfect for the refined hipster. Good ol’ Surry has a palette of fine foods, nice nooks and wonderful wall art. (Pro: super close to uni.) Need some picturesque architecture in your life (or on your Instagram feed)? Surry Hills’ got you covered. BACKGROUND …

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SUBURB DETOURS: The Great West of Liverpool

While pretty much every university student spent their semester break, “backpacking” through Europe (you know it’s true), I devised a travel project of my own. This semester I plan to travel across different suburbs a fortnight, from my home area, Liverpool up to the beautiful Kensington. All with my trusty …

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IND-I-Y: The Big Deal with Avocados

Picture this. There you are, sitting at a run-of-the-mill creatively, “groundbreaking” hipster café. You pick up your breakfast and drool is drooping over the contents of your shirt. Your mouth is salivating, your hand glands are sweating, your eyes are pealing. And all for the price of some green goop …

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Vegan Chronicles: Vegan Pub Snacks Sorted

Tofu sushi (Image: breakfastdramaqueen.com) Even if you have the coordination of a baby giraffe, making vegan sushi is easy. All you’ll need is; sheets of seaweed sliced veggies of your choice (recommendations: carrot, cucumber, avocados and flavoured tofu) sushi seasoning/ vinegar sushi rice Boil rice, cut veggies, roll up ingredients. …

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Travel Tales: Feeling ‘Sick’ May Make Your Day

Ok, let’s face it: travelling ain’t always a bed of roses. Especially when traveling to places such as India, when you are not particularly used to the array of intense spices and, more importantly, levels of spiciness. You are basically guaranteed to get – as Anglos very elegantly like to put …

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