Viv McAlister

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Spiced Apple Cake (Gluten Free)

Grease a 22cm cake tin and line fully with baking paper.<p>Preheat the oven to 160°C fan bake.<p>Place the apples on a large lined baking tray and roast …

Dessert

Recipe: Chow Restaurant's five spice yellow chicken curry

Five spice yellow chicken curry from Chow in Wellington.<p>Reader Zoe Moore asks how to make the five spice yellow chicken curry from Chow.<p>"It's always …

One-Pot Curry In A Hurry

<b>Serves 2</b> 2 tablespoons olive oil1 shallot, finely chopped1 garlic clove, peeled and chopped1 tablespoon good-quality yellow curry spice mix, plus more …

Recipes

Use Every Inch of Your Suitcase With These Helpful Packing Tips

With airline luggage charges changing all the time, it's more important than ever to be a smart packer. This helpful infographic from Expedia shows …

Is Your Thyroid Affecting Your Credibility?

I was an over-achiever, driven by the need to always be “perfect”. That’s how I landed a spot in a Master’s degree program at Columbia University and …

Thyroid

30 Self-Care Tips: How to Avoid Sickness, Burnout, and Exhaustion

<b>“Remember, you are your own best investment. Invest in yourself and your lifestyle. Quality of life is a key component in finding joy and maintaining</b> …

Weight Loss

How to Collaborate When You Don’t Have Consensus

Illustration by Lars Leetaru<p><i>A version of this article appeared in the Autumn 2018 issue of</i> strategy+business.<p><i>Note: Parts of this column are excerpted</i> …

Human Rights

Love Food

Aperol Spritz Ice Cream! 😍🍦

Simon Sinek

How to choose your ideal African safari

Fancy taking a walk on the wild side? An African safari offers up the ideal opportunity to get closer to those animals which fascinate us most.The …

Wildlife

How Can You Make Your Company’s Culture Go Viral?

How to Tell Your Team That Organizational Change Is Coming

From time to time, every leader has to deliver news that is hard for employees to hear. Even when businesses are doing well, organizational and structural change is to be expected, and acquisitions, reorganizations, or policy changes can affect people’s jobs in ways that create feelings of fear, …

Management

Unleashing the power of small, independent teams

Small, independent teams are the lifeblood of the agile organization. Top executives can unleash them by driving ambition, removing red tape, and …

Management

Chickpea Flatbread & Marinated Crunchy Chickpeas

<b>Makes 1 big oven tray, serves 4–6</b> <b>For the flatbread</b>140 g (5 oz / 1 cup) chickpea (gram) flour140 g (5 oz / 1 cup) Gluten-free Flour Mix 500 ml (17 fl …

Recipes

Sticky Date Buns

Makes 12<p><i>2 cups self-raising flour</i><p>2 tbsp caster sugar<p>40g butter, chilled, diced<p>¾ cup milk<p>1 cup fresh dates, roughly chopped<p>½ cup pecans, roughly …

Baking

Top 5 Winter Green Soups

<b>Middle Eastern Broccoli Soup (pictured above)</b><p>This is a seriously nourishing start to winter. Warm up your body and soul with this middle eastern …

Healthy Eating

Mushroom Bourguignon

Put the porcini and boiling water in a heatproof bowl and leave for 15 minutes.<p>Heat a little oil in a large saucepan and add half of the mushrooms. …

Banana Cake

<b>Serves 8</b> 180 g butter, softened1 cup sugar2 large eggs1 tsp vanilla extract3 large ripe bananas, mashed2 cups gluten free flour mix2 tsp baking …

Potato and Silverbeet Gratin

Preheat the oven to 180°C fan bake.<p>Put the silverbeet leaves in a heatproof bowl and cover with boiling water. Turn to wilt, then drain and refresh …

Recipes

Self-Saucing Pear and Butterscotch Puddings

Grease 4 x 300ml-capacity ovenproof ramekins and line the bases with a circle of baking paper.<p>Preheat the oven to 170°C fan bake. Arrange the slices …

Dessert

Vegan "Lasagne" with Creamy Cauliflower Sauce and Sweet Potato

<b>The night before:</b> Place the lentils in a large bowl of cold water and leave to soak for 12–24 hours. Drain and rinse very well. (If you decide not to …

Recipes

Winter Fruit Cobbler

Butter a 6 cup-capacity ovenproof baking dish. Preheat the oven to 180°C fan bake.<p>Toss the rhubarb, berries, sugar and cornflour together in a bowl …

Baking

Slow-Cooked Rogan Josh

Serves 4<p><i>¼ cup vegetable oil</i><p><i>3 bay leaves</i><p><i>2 tsp whole cloves</i><p><i>2 tbsp cardamom pods</i><p><i>1 piece cassia</i><p><i>1 tsp fennel seeds</i><p><i>8 dried chillies</i><p><i>1kg red onions,</i> …

Recipes

Kukul Mas Curry – Chicken Curry

Joint the chicken, then cut the breast and thigh in half, leaving the wings and drumsticks whole. Heat the oil in a large heavy-based saucepan over …

Recipes

Berry and Rhubarb Crumbles

ingredients<p><b>Crumble</b><br>¾ cup plain flour<br>½ cup rolled oats<br>1/3 cup ground almonds<br>½ cup brown sugar<br>¾ teaspoon each ground cinnamon and ginger<br>½ cup sliced …

Baking

Slow-Cooked Spiced Shoulder of Lamb

Preheat the oven to 220°C fan bake.<p>Combine all the spices in a small bowl with the oil.<p>Lightly score the skin side of the lamb with a sharp knife. …

Recipes

Spiced Apple Cake

Preheat the oven to 170°C.<p>Beat the butter, sugars and vanilla together until pale and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one by one. Sift in flour and spices …

Dessert

Slow-Cooked Lamb and Cashew Curry

Preheat the oven to 160°C fan bake. Season the lamb with salt and pepper.<p>Heat the oil in a large ovenproof casserole dish and, when hot, brown the …

Food

Roasted Cauliflower, Spinach and Basil Frittata

Lightly grease a 6-cup capacity baking dish. Preheat the oven to 180°C fan bake.<p>Cut the cauliflower into large pieces, trimming off excess …

Recipes

Roasted Coconut Chicken

<b>Serve 4</b><p><i>2 x 1-1.2kg whole chickens</i><p><i>2 lemongrass stalks, pale section only, chopped</i><p><i>8 garlic cloves, peeled</i><p><i>8cm piece ginger, roughly chopped</i><p><i>3 long red</i> …

Recipes