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12 life lessons only a food film can teach

Spaghetti westerns, Spanish surrealism and a slapstick comedy or two; we pair 12 of the best food flicks with encore-worthy eats, and learn about life from an eclectic bunch of cooks, waiters, housewives and poets.
1. “The wrong train can take you to the right station.” In recent Indian blockbuster The Lunchbox, a lonely Indian housewife finds friendship through tikka masala and panak paneer after realising the daily dabbawala (lunch) she packs for her husb...

Kitchen Farmacy: The Holistic Ingredient

This week in Kitchen Farmacy – our food lover's blog where good health and great taste come together, with recipes to nourish the soul and body – we bring you Amy Crawford, healthy, wholefood blogger at The Holistic Ingredient.
After 20 years of unimaginable fatigue, memory blanks, confusion, and frustration, Amy Crawford was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). Armed with this diagnosis and a biochemist’s report featuring “off-the-Richter-scale toxicity” in...

Why we're loco for coconuts

Faster than a gym junkie can hydrate with a young coconut, this super food is as delicious as it is versatile. But the ancient drupe that bore these "it" ingredients ain't no passing fad. It's loved the world over in creamy curries, Hawaiian pies,...
1. Cream, get on top Thicker and richer in flavour than the milk, coconut cream is ideal in curries, dairy-free ice-creams and other indulgent desserts. Gina from Harvest likes to team the cream with chia seeds, seasonal fruit and chopped nuts f...

Blog Appétit: Finger, Fork & Knife

This week in SBS Food’s Blog Appétit – our round up of food blogs worth bookmarking – we bring you Finger, Fork & Knife.
Following in the footsteps of Donna Hay with her pared-back, light-filled, stylised food photography and fast, fresh, global-inspired fare is fellow Aussie Kate Olsson. The creative force behind this week’s Blog Appétit pick, Finger, Fork &...

Vegan dinner parties are officially a thing

Thought a "vegan feast" meant faux meat, tofu ten ways, and a plate of sad-looking celery sticks? Think again. We're re-branding "rabbit food" with robust curries, life-changing bread and tequila-spiked popsicles. These top 12 picks – many gluten...
1. Break the ice Popsicles are a clever way to build your vegan buddy base in warmer months. Lace the treats with tequila and you’ll be revered! Try the food dept.’s blood orange margarita variety, and serve with lime salt and fresh citrus segmen...