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When it comes to measuring ingredients, Australian and New Zealand cooks love our cups. With the internet opening up access to recipes from all over the world, you need to be sure you are using the right cup. Here is a basic guide to weights and measures used in Australian and New Zealand cooking to help you measure it all up.


Freezing home cooked meals is a money saver, a health saver - and when you're in the middle of a crazy week - a life saver! Here's some great tips for helping you take full advantage of your freezer.


Dry or fresh? Ground or whole? How long can I keep them? These are just some of the answers you'll find in this useful article about using herbs and spices in your cooking.


Roast Chicken is the perfect centrepiece for a special event whether it's Christmas or a weekend dinner or lunch. Roasting a whole chicken takes longer than other methods of cooking chicken, but it has very little preparation time and the results are worth it.


Here's some great tips for upping the flavour of your soup without upping the kilojoules.


Want to eliminate all animal products from your diet or maybe you have a vegan guest coming for dinner? Either way here's some very helpful tips on substitutions for a vegan friendly meal or lifestyle.


If rice can feed a large part of the world’s population, imagine what it can do for dinner at your place. There are now so many different varieties of rice available in the supermarket but you only need to know a few basic ratios of rice to water to cook rice perfectly.

If you don't have a rice cooker or a microwave rice maker, don't despair, perfect rice can still be yours!


Make your own fresh pasta.


Magically change a heap of dough into beautiful pasta in 2 to 3 minutes! This article shows how to make fettuccine but once you have the basic technique down, you can cut the pasta to any shape you want.


If you're thinking of trying a roast turkey for this Christmas – or anytime – here's some invaluable tips for cooking turkey - including turkey cooking times - to make your meal a success.

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