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Hot Chili Peppers May Extend Life

Eating hot chili peppers may extend your life, according to a new study.

Researchers analyzed data from more than 16,000 Americans who were followed for an average of nearly 19 years and found that hot red chili pepper consumption was associated with a 13 percent lower risk of death, CBS News reported. 222 more words


#3 Moroccan ~Tagine Kefta 'Mchermel

Moroccan is one of those cuisines that when I cook or eat it I find myself saying, “we really need to have this more often”. I am a massive fan of dishes with walls of spice and citrus slapping me in the face. 399 more words


Toad in the Hole

Makes 12 individual portions, but with enough ‘toad’ for 30. Ideally started several hours in advance of eating.

Yorkshire pudding with added value! (Vegetarian)

Ingredients… 462 more words


Hearty Green Soup

Serves 50

A simple to make substantial soup perfect for lunch (Vegan, Gluten Free)


10 large heads silverbeet  (or more if you like)

10 onions  124 more words



Did you know when your cooking rice add a splash of Turmeric to it and you get a wonderful colour of yellow otherwise known as Pilau Rice. 36 more words


Golden Risotto

I got a shock when the dogs came in from their morning ablutions this morning. Big face dog, Bryn, was peppered in snow. I looked up from my bleary eyed coffee machinations, and it was indeed snowing. 534 more words


Eating Smart Seasoning Mix

Makes: 2 3/4 cups / Preparation Time: 5 minutes


1 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon garlic powder
2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
3/4 cup dried, minced onion… 22 more words