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How to use green papaya

It's an essential ingredient in Southeast Asian cooking, but what exactly is green papaya and how does it differ from the orange ones we normally see in the supermarket? We give you the lowdown here.

Now to love|Aug 29, 2017

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  • The Difference Between Soy, Oyster and Fish Sauces

    The Australian Women's Weekly food experts, 
Fran Abdallaoui and Pamela Clark, clear up the confusion around the different types of soy sauces available, and share advice on which ones you should always have in the pantry.

    Now to love|Aug 24, 2017

  • How to adapt your favourite recipes for a slow cooker

    The Australian Women's Weekly's food experts, Fran Abdallaoui and Pamela Clark, share tips on how to adapt your tried-and-true casseroles, soups and curries for the slow cooker.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Aug 24, 2017

  • The difference between citrus zest and rind

    The Australian Women's Weekly's food experts 
Fran Abdallaoui and Pamela Clark share tips on how to prepare citrus fruit and the differences between zest and rind.

    Now to love|Aug 22, 2017

  • Cooking oils: what are the differences?

    Not all cooking oils were created equal. Does coconut oil have more health benefits that extra virgin olive oil? Are you using oil correctly? Let's break it down.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Jul 19, 2017

  • Sushi isn’t as healthy as you think

    While your favourite sushi roll is undeniably the healthier option when it comes to fast lunches at the food court, it may also contain some hidden calories you might not be aware of.

    Now to love|Jun 27, 2017

  • Six foods rich in vitamin D

    Despite living in a sunburnt country, Australian's indoor lifestyles can mean that we don't get enough vitamin D - thankfully, there are delicious foods to help!

    Now to love|Jun 16, 2017

  • What's the difference between gelato and ice-cream?

    The Italians swear by its creamy texture and endless flavour combinations but what really makes gelato the go-to choice in frozen desserts? We sat down with Gelatissimo pro Filiz Kaya for the low-down.

    Now to love|Jun 13, 2017

  • 10 vitamin C-rich foods (that aren't oranges)

    Whether you're looking to combat winter illnesses or just need a daily boost of vitamin C, these everyday fruits and vegetables have you covered. And there's not an orange in sight!

    Now to love|Jun 05, 2017

  • The health benefits of sweet potatoes

    Kumara, or sweet potato as it's more commonly known, has been knocking the humble potato off restaurant menus across the globe for its purported health benefits. Do these claims hold up?

    Now to love|Jun 02, 2017