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The art & science of Parmesan with Massimo Bottura – by Emma Stirling APD

Do you have those moments when the planets align?  Where eveything clicks?  Or falls into place? I had one of those earlier today.  And it centred around that beautiful golden, aged wheel that is parmigiano reggiano.  You’ve heard me many times before talk about the nutrition lessons to...
one comment | November 26th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Recipe ReDux: Traditional Vietnamese Pho with a vegetarian twist – by Scoop Sub Laura Ford

Recipe ReDux: Traditional Vietnamese Pho with a vegetarian twist – by Scoop Sub Laura Ford
I am so loving getting to know our two Scoop Summer Subs, Laura and Lauren (try saying that quickly 10 times on a Google+ Hangout).  Both of them are brimming with talent and ideas, so I felt very confident to hand this month’s Recipe Redux over to Laura.  The theme is a cherished childhood...
20 comments | November 21st, 2014 | Cultured Cuisine, Kitchen Klinic | Read More

Alice Waters on a simple but powerful vision: Edible Education – by Emma Stirling APD

Alice Waters on a simple but powerful vision: Edible Education – by Emma Stirling APD
I know the saying goes, older and wiser. But I swear the older I get, the more confused I become. Or perhaps I really am wiser, just with a more indepth understanding of our world? One person who challenged my views this week is pioneering Chef Alice Waters who was farm to forking it in way back...
one comment | November 19th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Exploring lupin flakes in healthy, gluten free asparagus fries – by Yvonne Lin APD

Exploring lupin flakes in healthy, gluten free asparagus fries  – by Yvonne Lin APD
When this week’s Foodie Friday guest said they wanted to do a recipe with lupin, I was so there.  Not only is La Trobe University doing research into this new “supergrain”, I had to admit I haven’t really checked it out. I know! A new food and I’m slow on the uptake....
no comments | November 14th, 2014 | Food Flash | Read More

Help! My kid is a tricky eater – by guest expert Denise Stapleton APD

Help! My kid is a tricky eater – by guest expert Denise Stapleton APD
Do you know a child who struggles to enjoy eating?  Or are you a parent that goes into battle feeding your toddler? Mealtime problems can be a common toddler trait, but how do you know when it’s more than just a fussy phase? Or progresses right through to teen time?  We asked this week’s...
3 comments | November 10th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

New Summer Scoop Nutrition Subs on their hot foodie tips – by Emma Stirling APD

New Summer Scoop Nutrition Subs on their hot foodie tips – by Emma Stirling APD
Did you notice we kinda skipped last weeks Foodie Friday post? Well let me just say Miss 12 broke her arm and then my mum broke her ankle walking in Japan. So I was a carer, not a blogger! But I’m back and very pleased to introduce you to our new Subs.  Two people who I’m so excited...
3 comments | November 7th, 2014 | Food Flash | Read More

New tools to help you: Be Well Gluten Free – by Sally Marchini APD

New tools to help you: Be Well Gluten Free – by Sally Marchini APD
Are you living a gluten free lifestyle? Or just starting to dabble in the idea?  Regardless of your diagnosis of coeliac disease or gluten sensitivity, you really do need to take care to stay up to date, balance your eating plan and be well, gluten free.  And there’s now a fabulous new...
no comments | November 4th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Eat for real change: Dr Joanna McMillan TED talk

Eat for real change: Dr Joanna McMillan TED talk
Wow another week and another powerful TED talk by a dietitian.  I really admire Jo McMillan’s straight talking approach to food and nutrition.  I was lucky to have lunch with her recently as we chatted our food philosophies and her upcoming TED talk. So it really was no surprise to see that...
one comment | October 29th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Jerusalem artichokes with lemon and thyme & Suzy Spoon’s cookbook #giveaway – by Emma Stirling APD

Jerusalem artichokes with lemon and thyme & Suzy Spoon’s cookbook #giveaway – by Emma Stirling APD
Another slightly rushed Foodie Friday post.  I’ve been off teaching food chemistry pracs to La Trobe nutrition and dietetic students again all day - you may like to follow along with #foodwithlatititude on instagram.  So this is a quick post to share another stunning, hot new cookbook,...
18 comments | October 24th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

The scoop on discretionary foods – by guest expert Nicole Senior APD AN

The scoop on discretionary foods – by guest expert Nicole Senior APD AN
How many treats is it ok to eat? And what counts as a treat? Despite recommendations to limit extra foods like chocolate, chips and fast food, the fact is surveys show we eat 35% of our total daily kilojoules as these ‘discretionary foods’ (including 13% as alcoholic drinks). So a recent seminar...
2 comments | October 20th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More