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Beef burger patties
Beef burger patties Here's a great tip for a perfect shaped burger. TIP 1 Split 500g of seasoned lean mince into 4 portions TIP 2 Use a cookie cutter to shape the mince…
Beef sliders
Beef sliders If you want to give your burgers a modern makeover turn them into sliders. TIP 1 500g of seasoned lean mince will make 8 beef sliders TIP 2 Make your…
Healthier beef burgers
Healthier beef burgers It's really easy to make healthier beef burgers, so you can feel good about giving your family a balanced meal they'll really enjoy. TIP 1 Using 500g of seasoned low…
Get Cracking
Get Cracking Don’t under eggstimate eggs, give them another crack! There is not a single ingredient more versatile than eggs, they can feature in almost any meal at any time of day.…
How to peel a hard boiled egg
How to peel a hard boiled egg When I was asked this question recently I replied “Why don’t you Google it?”  Now the answer surprised me, because it appeared that Google had been consulted but had actually…
Discover Stirfry Creations
Discover Stirfry Creations Inspired by Asian cooks.  New MAGGI Stirfry Creations has a unique two step process with an INFUSION PASTE to seal in the flavours and a FINISHING SAUCE to complete the…
Honey Soy and Garlic Stir Fry
Honey Soy and Garlic Stir Fry Discover new MAGGI Stirfry Creations - download our recipes cards to try for yourself. With the unique two-step process, you'll be pleasantly surprised with the great depth of flavour you…
How to prepare Stir fry Creations
How to prepare Stir fry Creations An easy to follow video on how to prepare MAGGI Stirfry Creations.  Richard from the MAGGI Kitchen takes you through the unique two-step process. Stir fries are a great way…
Jocelyn's Review of Stirfry Creations
Jocelyn's Review of Stirfry Creations I couldn't wait to try the new MAGGI Stir Fry Creations range. My husband and I like anything Asian inspired and stir fries are a sure-fire midweek winner at our…
Sweet Chilli, Ginger and Lemongrass
Sweet Chilli, Ginger and Lemongrass Discover new MAGGI Stirfry Creations - download our recipes cards to try for yourself. With the unique two-step process, you'll be pleasantly surprised with the great depth of flavour you…
Tips for a better stir fry
Tips for a better stir fry Richard from the MAGGI Kitchen takes you through five simple tips for making your stir fries even better. 1.  Slice the meat into even pieces 2. Start with a really…
Beef Cuts for Stir Fry
Beef Cuts for Stir Fry For a stir fry you can use lots of different types of meat it's a really flexible meal.  But here are some tips on which cuts of beef will give…
Selecting stir fry ingredients
Selecting stir fry ingredients Richard from the MAGGI Kitchen shows you how to select the best ingredients for your stir fry.  Tips on how to select vegetables and some of the best meats that…
Stir Frying Meat
Stir Frying Meat Here are our top ten tips for stir frying delicious meat!  Don't worry about trying to do them all, but try a few of them and see how you go!…
Stir Frying Vegetables
Stir Frying Vegetables Stir frying is a fantastic way to eat more vegetables.  The great sauces and flavours make the vegetables super tasty, even for the fussier eaters!  But which vegetables to use…
The best oil for stir frying?
The best oil for stir frying? So many different oils, the good news is you can stick with what you know - canola is great! For different dishes sometimes it is useful to use a slightly…
Non-stick fry pans and woks
Non-stick fry pans and woks Stir frying with a non-stick wok or fry pan really does make the whole cooking process easier - and better still it means you can use less oil. Whether you're…
Meal time near miss!
Meal time near miss! I think we all dread the thought of things going wrong when we are cooking. Ingredients are expensive and our time is precious. Often cooking is an emotional experience, and…
Mix it up then wrap it up
Mix it up then wrap it up Lettuce leaves have long been used in Asia for wrapping food to make a parcel. The most famous being San Choy Bau. But wrapping tasty morsels in lettuce is becoming…
A surprising parsnip
A surprising parsnip There’s more to parsnips than you might imagine.  And you might be shocked, to learn that parsnips are from the same family as parsley. But unlike parsley it is the…
Cauliflower Bites
Cauliflower Bites I do rely on Recipe Bases when I need to cook up a really quick meal or make a meal go further when unexpected guests arrive at meal time. This…
Cooking with fresh vegetables
Cooking with fresh vegetables Fresh ingredients can bring life to just about any dish! There is nothing better than perfectly cooked broccoli, the crunch of carrots or the slight snap of snow peas. So…
Spring into healthy eating
Spring into healthy eating With dietary guidelines recommending five serves of vegetables a day, it can be hard to know exactly how much you should be eating. So to make it easy for you,…
Tips for selecting fresh vegetables
Tips for selecting fresh vegetables Here’s some simple tips to help you pick veggies in tip top condition. Asparagus Look for straight, bright-green stalks with stiff tips, check that the stalks aren’t tough and woody.…
Online Grocery Shopping
Online Grocery Shopping Technology is a wonderful new medium, but our Grandmothers might turn in their graves if they could have ever imagined this possibility.  When my Grandmothers were first married, they probably…
Planning a weekly shop
Planning a weekly shop Preparing the best food for your family doesn’t start in the kitchen – it begins with some careful planning of your grocery shopping list to get more out of your weekly…
Safety in the kitchen
Safety in the kitchen Safety in the kitchen makes good sense, considering the things that can wrong – scalds, fires, food poisoning, slips and spills. Here are a 10 tips to keep you safe…
An Eco-Friendly Kitchen
An Eco-Friendly Kitchen I always try, where possible, to be as environmentally friendly as I can.  Over the years I’ve started making small changes that I can feel good about and that can…
How many kitchen appliances?
How many kitchen appliances? How many kitchen appliances do you own? Most people have several hidden away in their kitchen cupboards – some you can’t live without, others make you wonder why you bought…
Versatile kitchen appliances
Versatile kitchen appliances Here are three great kitchen "all-rounders" that will definitely earn their right to stay close at hand for all their different uses.   Rice Cookers Rice cookers are great for steamed rice,…
Healthy Weight Week
Healthy Weight Week Did you know that in February there was a Healthy Weight Week? This was promoted by the Dieticians Association of Australia. During the Healthy Weight Week the DAA published some…