Would You Eat Black Ice Cream? The Strange Dessert Comes to Brisbane

The people of Brisbane are going crazy for black ice cream. But looks can be deceiving. You could be mistaken for thinking it’s liquorice flavoured, given its deep black colour, but it’s actually coconut soft serve. It’s been turned black thanks to the buzz ingredient of the moment: activated charcoal. The interesting looking dessert is…
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The Cheese-Lover’s Guide To Storing Cheese

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Fromage fanatics will know that different cheeses require different storage methods and times. There nothing worse than letting a delicious block or wheel of cheese go to waste, so here are the best methods for proper storage.   Here are a few general rules: Try to avoid plastic wrap – it suffocates the cheese and…
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Foil vs. Plastic: The Best Thing To Wrap Your Food

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Do you have a method for your foil and plastic wrap? You probably have both in the kitchen, but do you really know which one is better for wrapping and storing your food? There are quite a few differences between the two wraps, apart from the visual differences. Let’s look at how you should use…
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Top Tips for Storing Your Herbs

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Herbs add flavour to almost any dish and have the ability to take a meal to the next level. Add a sprig of rosemary to your roast veggies or a handful of fresh basil to your pasta sauce and you’ll immediately notice the difference. But do you buy fresh herbs with the best intentions to…
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The Best Serving Temperatures for Different Beers

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Australia loves its beer icy cold. Our hot temperatures and long summers call for a cold, refreshing drink, and many turn to “a big cold beer”. But not all beers are equal, or rather, not all beers taste their best at the same temperature. Depending on the type of beer and where it’s from, there…
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Top 6 Things to do in Brisbane this Winter

Temperatures are dropping and winter is officially here in Brisbane. But don’t let the cold weather keep you indoors, there’s plenty of things to do around the city and beyond that will warm you up this winter. Here’s 6 winter things the whole family can get excited about: Whale watching From June to October is…
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Brisbane’s Best Wedding Venues

Catering a large event like a wedding is one of the biggest challenges, particularly if the venue is outside. That’s why a mobile cold room is a great idea; you can easily store food, drinks, and even flowers in there, and set it up wherever is convenient for you. If you’re getting married in Brisbane,…
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The Best Ways to Prevent Freezer Burn

Have you ever pulled something out of your freezer, only to find it dried out and covered in a hard coating of ice? That’s freezer burn, and it can easily happen to meats and food products that aren’t stored correctly. When storing and transporting food products, not only is the right temperature important, but so…
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A Guide to Storage Times for Meat, Poultry & Seafood

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Storing meats can be a tricky business. If not done correctly, it’s at risk of spoiling quickly and becoming a health hazard. And on top of that, for all the different kinds of meat, poultry, and fish out there, nearly all of them have different storage requirements. That’s why we’re breaking it down into a…
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The Top 5 Produce Markets in Brisbane

Farmers and produce markets are the perfect way to buy fresh and local fruits and vegetables, all while supporting local farmers. Keeping food and produce fresh for market day is a priority for stall holders, so having a refrigerated van, truck, or mobile cold room on-site is the perfect and most convenient way to ensure…
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