Kids and Family

Best Budgeting Tips
Best Budgeting Tips
Cooking on a budget doesn’t mean scrimping on great taste or eating unhealthy options. In fact I think that serving up healthy meals while on a budget can often have lots of unseen benefits. The first and most obvious one is that we tend to be more aware of how much food we buy when budgeting and therefore have smaller… Read More
Cooking up a stress free Christmas
Cooking up a stress free Christmas
Nothing beats a Christmas feast! It is the calling card that brings family and loved ones together to celebrate a mouth-watering meal. But for the person in charge of preparing the Christmas feast it can be more of a chore than a celebration. The trouble is that cooking up a big meal from scratch is not something most people do very… Read More
Don't beef about the gravy
Don't beef about the gravy
Rich hot gravy poured over roast beef can elevate a roast dinner to a whole new level. But don’t beef about the gravy if you buy the wrong brand. Ok so you wouldn't expect me to promote another brand of gravy on the MAGGI website but I would hate you to miss out on such delicious gravies, simply because I… Read More
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Fun in the kitchen
Fun in the kitchen
We recognise the impact that basic cooking skills can have on the meals we choose to cook. That’s why we support ways of providing basic cooking skills to school kids. This is more important now than ever because home economics or cooking classes are not being taught in all schools and with the pressures of a frenetic home life parents… Read More
Kids Favourites
Kids Favourites
Get the kids helping with a freshly prepared dessert tonight with our delicious homemade jelly recipe! 2 cups (500mL) low sugar fruit juice 2 tsp gelatine 1 cup (150g) of your favourite fruit 1. Place ½ cup (125mL) fruit juice in a small saucepan; bring to boil, remove from heat add gelatine, whisk until dissolved. Pour into a bowl or… Read More
Kids in the Kitchen
Kids in the Kitchen
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No need to walk on eggshells these Easter holidays,  with these cool cress heads!
No need to walk on eggshells these Easter holidays, with these cool cress heads!
They are so easy to grow and make a fun thing for the kids to do this Easter. To get started you will need some cress seeds, felt tip pens and some cotton wool. And of course why not start the day with boiled eggs and soldiers, taking care when removing the tops. After brekkie, carefully clean and dry the… Read More
Noodle Doodle
Noodle Doodle
Noodle Doodle 2015 Welcome to the latest Noodle Doodle adventure. In this episode, we’re celebrating Christmas by bringing one of our favourite red-nosed characters to life in his snowy hometown. We’ll show you how to create your very own Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in just 15 minutes with fresh garden ingredients and a pack of MAGGI 2 Minute Noodles. This… Read More
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Old favourites never go out of fashion.
Old favourites never go out of fashion.
Growing up,  one of my favourite meals ever to come out of the kitchen was meatballs. It didn't matter what sort of meatballs; beef, lamb, pork or chicken with any combination of herbs, spices or vegetables mixed in,  it didn't matter. although they did seem to taste even better when I was involved in creating these round morsels of yumminess.… Read More
Pantry Staples
Pantry Staples
None of us like that moment when – shock, horror,  you peak in the pantry to find there doesn’t seem to be anything to eat! This can often result in a hasty trip to the local store for a top up shop. Hopefully this doesn’t happen to you very often. But if it does, check out these simple tips to… Read More
What to do with leftovers
What to do with leftovers
It’s that time of year again when the shelves of the fridge are bowing under the weight of all the excess food that didn’t get eaten on the big day. And as none of us want to add to the already huge amount of food that is thrown away every year in Australia, it's time to figure out what to… Read More