Are you aware of the inadequacies posed by the standard Western diet? Do you and your family rely on convenience foods, packaged meals and too much artificial "stuff" in general? The Australian government is trying to convince people to change and adopt a much healthier diet, but it can be difficult to move away from many years of the same approach. However, one way to make a significant difference is to introduce more seafood into the mix and try to make it a staple part of your intake, rather than a delicacy.
Eggs are synonymous with a relaxed weekend brunch, but classic dishes, such as eggs Benedict and French toast with bacon can get old after a while. Instead of shunning the versatile yet humble egg, popular brunch spots have been jazzing up their dishes and coming up with creative pairings that brunch aficionados can't resist. Here are four on-trend brunch dishes that aren't to be missed:
Cloud eggs are as fun as they sound and can best be described as a cross between meringue and poached eggs.
An allergy refers to a damaging response by the body to a certain type of food, dust, fur, pollen or chemical substance. The sea has plenty to offer when it comes to food, and some of the delicacies are amazing. However, an allergy can hinder you from enjoying that mouth-watering delicacy you can't take your eyes off. Worse still, lack of information and misinformation on sea and shellfish allergies can make you forego these nice dishes for nothing.
Chinese cuisine features lots of seafood and pork dishes, so it may not be the type of restaurant you would choose to visit as a vegan. Eating a vegan diet can reduce your options when it comes to eating out, but you can still enjoy Chinese food if you put your server's knowledge to the test before you order. Here are three tips for ordering at a Chinese restaurant when you're vegan:
Sichuan cuisine is popular across Australia, but the dishes commonly ordered in Chinese restaurants and from takeaways aren't always the most authentic. Restaurants have had to modify dishes to accommodate Western tastes, but you'll still find traditional dishes on the menu at any good Sichuan restaurant.
Sichuan cuisine, which originates from Southern China, uses vegetables and spices abundantly. Most dishes contain chillies and garlic, and the citrusy flavour of Sichuan pepper combines with the chillies to create the popular hot and sour dishes found throughout the region.