Diet & Fitness

100 years of fitness in 100 seconds

Woman re-enacts 100 years of fitness in 100 seconds

Our motivation to stay in shape and idea of the "perfect" body has changed so many times in the course of a century that it often drives change in the way we work out. In the video above, Health insurance company Benenden Health has charted 100 years of these fitness fads in just 100 seconds.

by Kristen Amiet a day ago

Fashion & Beauty



Quail with cherries

Quail with cherries

Here's an interesting fact: "quail" is actually the name for dozens of different species of birds as opposed to just one. I did not previously know that. I was surprised to find this out but then very quickly realised that the situation is similar with "chickens".

by Trish Gallagher Mar 17th, 2015
YouTube: Miniature Space

How to make a tiny and adorable cake

Who would've thought portion control could be so much fun when it comes to dessert? One of the tiny trends we've observed in the world of food demonstration videos is miniature dishes being made in toy kitchens, and this minuscule cake is strangely satisfying.

by Paul Stock Mar 13th, 2015


Jeremy's Sri Lankan fish curry

Jeremy's Sri Lankan fish curry

1½ tablespoons coconut oil 5 cardamom pods, bruised ½ tablespoon yellow mustard seed 1 red onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 (400ml) can coconut milk 2 tablespoons korma curry powder 500g large king prawns, heads and tails on, deveined 500g local snapper fillets, cleaned and cut into chunks 1½ teaspoon turmeric powder sea salt 1 tablespoon Philadelphia Cream Cheese Block ½ cup coriander, roughly chopped 1 lime, cut into wedges basmati rice, to serve

by Hayden Quinn 2 days ago
Kate Gibbs' Spiced Moroccan chickpeas

Kate Gibbs' Spiced Moroccan chickpeas

425g dried chickpeas, soaked overnight 400g tin cherry tomatoes 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra 1 eggplant, cut into 2cm pieces 1 onion, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 2cm piece fresh turmeric, peeled and finely grated (or 1 teaspoon ground) 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Greek yoghurt, to serve 1 lemon ½ bunch coriander, chopped, to serve

by Kate Gibbs 2 days ago
Julian Wu's Asado-style barbecued beef ribs

Julian Wu's Asado-style barbecued beef ribs

3kg beef short ribs cut into 5cm lengths brine (6 tablespoons salt dissolved in 1 litre of water) Chimichurri 1 bunch flat leaved parsley, stems removed 6 cloves garlic, peeled 1 cup olive oil ½ cup lemon juice 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper ½ teaspoon chili flakes

by Julian Wu 5 days ago
Boneless lamb shoulder roast with crushed kipflers

Boneless lamb shoulder roast with crushed kipflers

1.2kg boneless lamb shoulder roast, fat trimmed, trussed 60ml (¼ cup) extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon sweet paprika 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 3 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons finely chopped marjoram 2 tablespoons finely chopped tarragon baby wild rocket salad, to serve Smashed Kipflers 700kg kipflers, washed 190g (⅔ cup) natural Greek-style yoghurt 75g (½ cup) seeded kalamata olives, drained, halved ¼ cup firmly packed basil leaves, finely

by 5 days ago


Marrakech voted world's favourite destination

The internet nomads at TripAdvisor have released their favourite global travel destinations for 2015, and global cities like London and Paris have been snubbed in favour of a less-trodden part of the world – Marrakech.

by Lachlan Williams 7 days ago