A Super Smoothie For Good Health

2020-02-06T09:00:45+10:00February 6th, 2020|desserts, fruit, recipes|

A Super Smoothie For Good Health Can you protect yourself from cancer with a red cabbage, oranges and beetroot juice smoothie? Yes, you can, according to Best Herbal Health. Made with only three ingredients, what makes this drink so special and why does it possess healthy potential? The secret is intertwined between the [...]

Recipe – Fruit Salad

2020-01-13T11:02:53+10:00January 13th, 2020|desserts, fruit, recipes|

Fruit Salad With all the fruit that's available in an Aussie summer, how about a refreshing cool fruit salad? Here’s a recipe that’s easy as! Serves six Ingredients I cup strawberries, hulled and halved I cup blueberries 1 cup rockmelon, balled or diced roughly to 2cm cubes 1 cup cherries, pitted and halved [...]

Recipe – Apple Crumble

2020-01-09T08:37:13+10:00January 9th, 2020|desserts, fruit, recipes|

Apple Crumble A crumble is super easy to make and can be sweet or savoury, although the sweet versions are the most popular. They contain stewed fruit topped with a mixture of butter, flour and sugar. It’s then baked until the crumble topping is crisp and often served as a tasty dessert with [...]

Recipe – Eggplant Pasta

2019-12-23T16:15:36+10:00December 23rd, 2019|recipes, vegetables|

Eggplant Pasta Here’s a great way to enjoy the meatiness of eggplant and, by using it as a substitute for meat, you can cater to the vegetarians in your life. It’s a mere 10 minutes to prepare and 15 minutes to cook. Ingredients 3/4 cup of your favourite  pasta 1 medium eggplant, peeled [...]

Recipe – Blueberry Milkshakes

2019-11-13T08:12:10+10:00November 13th, 2019|fruit, recipes|

Blueberry milkshakes Blueberries – and all berries! – go great with ice cream. If you find you’ve got a few left over towards the end of a punnet, a perfect use for overripe berries is to turn them into a blueberry milkshake. There's nothing simpler and there’s nothing stopping you from using fresh [...]

Recipe – Nectarine Cupcakes

2019-11-05T11:14:56+10:00November 5th, 2019|fruit, recipes|

Recipe - Nectarine Cupcakes Cupcake enthusiasts will love this recipe using in season nectarines! The recipe makes a dozen. Ingredients 2 medium nectarines, peeled, halved, pitted, and finely chopped (about 1 1/4 cups) 1 1/4 cups plain flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/3 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 6 tablespoons unsalted butter [...]

Springing Into Spring’s Fruit And Vegetables

2017-05-03T15:47:44+10:00February 8th, 2017|fruit, recipes|

Springing Into Spring's Fruit And Vegetables Welcome to spring and all the delicious possibilities of the new season’s fruit and vegetable harvests! In the truest sense, spring in Australia starts on or around September 21 which is the spring equinox, the day when the southern hemisphere receives more sun than the northern hemisphere. This is [...]

Autumn’s Arrival Brings A Fruitful Bounty

2017-05-02T08:23:40+10:00February 8th, 2017|fruit, recipes, vegetables|

Autumn's Arrival Brings A Fruitful Bounty The cooler mornings have arrived; autumn is here and brings with it the end of the summer stone fruit season and the arrival of great fresh  produce that thrives most in the lead-up to winter. Artists, authors and philosophers often wax lyrical about this season. Albert Camus called it [...]

The Luck Of The Aussie

2017-05-02T08:24:45+10:00February 8th, 2017|fruit, recipes, vegetables|

The Luck Of The Aussie We’re so lucky in Australia. The growing season for the majority of vegetables is year round and summer sees most fruits available too. This is in contrast to many other parts of the world where the climate makes growing seasons somewhat limited. Of course, modern refrigeration and transport mean everyone [...]

Swing Into The New Year In Good Health

2017-05-02T08:24:58+10:00February 8th, 2017|recipes|

Swing Into The New Year In Good Health It’s always such a relief to get to the end of the year and take the holiday break. It’s a chance not only to celebrate with family and friends but also to let ourselves go a little, to ‘party hearty’ and forget the rules for a few [...]

Stone Fruit Season Is Upon Us!

2017-05-02T08:25:13+10:00February 8th, 2017|recipes|

Stone Fruit Season Is Upon Us! In just a few weeks, Spring will give way to Summer. We’re so fortunate in Queensland - almost everything is in season at this time of year, especially during the hottest months. What makes it even better is that the lead-in to Summer also marks the beginning of stone [...]

All Things Halloween At Yuen’s

2017-05-02T12:27:58+10:00February 8th, 2017|recipes|

All Things Halloween At Yuen's October 31 is, of course, Halloween and it falls on a Saturday this year which is likely to make it more popular among children  - if not always with parents! - for the annual neighbourhood round of ‘trick-or-treat’. Nonetheless, it’s a better day for it than the usual task of [...]

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