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Blog Appétit: Sinfully Spicy

This week in SBS Food’s Blog Appétit – our round up of food blogs worth bookmarking – we bring you Sinfully Spicy.
Calling all Indian food lovers: Sinfully Spicy, this week’s Blog Appétit hot pick, is for you. (Neophytes, it’ll convert you too.) Indian-born and raised Tanvi Srivastava started blogging when she moved to the US as a new bride. It filled the...

The Mexican holiday for Halloween haters

We’ve hollowed-out pumpkins, turned sheets into “ghosts”, and catered to our fair share of trick-or-treaters. This year we’re ditching Halloween for Mexico’s Día de Muertos a.k.a. Day of the Dead. Kooky and colourful, the food-filled festivity...
1. It’s awesomely ancient The Aztec tradition of Día de Muertos originated some 3,000 years ago, but it wasn’t until the arrival of Spanish conquistadors in the 1500s that it moved to November 1 and 2 – matching up with the Catholic Church’s All...

Blog Appétit: Whole Larder Love

This week in SBS Food’s Blog Appétit – our round up of food blogs worth bookmarking – we bring you Whole Larder Love.
Aussie bloke and activist Rohan Anderson tells it as he thinks it, without fear or favour: supermarket produce is rubbish and what you get from chains is sh*t. You don’t need low sugar/salt/fat, just food with no labels. And you don’t need...

Why we’re girl-crushing on Silvia Colloca

Haven’t heard of Silvia yet? It’s time for an education. The food blogger and joyous Italian mama will soon grace our TV screens with her new show Made in Italy with Silvia Colloca (starts 8pm, Thursday 27 November), and we’re pretty darn excited....
1. She’s feisty when it matters Tuscan stews are like their makers – robust, generous and not for the faint-hearted. This slow-cooked beauty features sage, Chianti, oyster blade steak and a princely seasoning of black pepper. 2. Who else puts t...

11 reasons to toss out that Chinese takeaway menu

Take the greasy spring rolls and salt-laden fried rice off speed dial. Bin the takeout leaflet magnetised to your fridge, and peek inside the icebox for ingredients instead. From fast, healthy stir-fries and 700-year-old soups to devour-me...
1. Dim sum? Don’t want none. Remember the dumplings of yonder years – sad, stodgy dim sum filled with some questionable meat? Thankfully we now live in a dumpling dreamland, replete with xiao long bao, pork pot-stickers and these pillows of pump...