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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...

Blog Appétit: Local is Lovely

This week in SBS Food’s Blog Appétit – our round up of food blogs worth bookmarking – we bring you Local is Lovely.
If you asked former magazine editor Sophie Hansen nine years ago where she would be today, living in the country with a strapping deer farmer was not what she thought she’d answer. Yet a chance encounter with the owner of Mandagery Creek Venison,...

How to fall in love with quinoa

Let's face it, certain foods take a while to warm to and, for some, quinoa falls firmly in that pack. It's a little earthy and a lot nutty, its texture fluffy like couscous but more al dente, and it's abundant with protein, iron and fibre. It's...
1. Add it to old favourites Quinoa's protein content is high, in fact roughly equal to that of milk, due to a high concentration of amino acids. So adding it to foods you already love is a fast track to meeting your protein needs. If you're a fan...

How to start a sandwich love affair

Oozing with cheese, packed with pulled pork, or embracing your ice-cream of choice, these sweet, spicy and soothing sandwiches are superior to any "steady". Choose your flavour of the week and make date night a delicious experience.
1. All's fair in love and cheddar To the unacquainted, Kappacasein’s cheese sandwich might seem unassuming. Sourdough and aged cheddar – what’s the big deal? Miracles lay in the minutiae, friends, and this recipe – with its 50:50 bread-to-cheese ...

13 meals that solve your leftover yoghurt dilemma

Just as the Turks, Balkans and Indians have long known, yoghurt is more than a breakfast staple. Drizzle it over Middle Eastern-style stuffed veg, serve a dollop with grilled meat, stir through cake batters, and blend it into Greek-style dips. No...
1. The five-minute side dish Just like Argentinians spoon heapfuls of chimichurri over their barbecued meats, those in the Middle East opt for a yoghurt salad. It's oft jazzed up with slices of subtle cucumber, pungent garlic and the best olive o...