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SCIENCE

salt tricolor
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Western Salt: pure and simple

An assortment of chefs, foodies and cooks are gathered in the boardroom of the Western Salt Refinery, right by the beach in North Coogee, just south of Fremantle. We read the company’s promotional leaflet and wonder what else we need to know about an ingredient...

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27 July
shelves
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Pick Me! – Ride trends and get noticed

Space is expensive on the crowded shop shelves, however, working with Product Development Specialists could help you make the most of nutritional claims and consumer trends without eating in to your integrity as a quality producer. Imagine you are about to take your new product to...

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01 June
chillis and limes
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Wasting not, wanting not

Crackling has an affiliation with the Zero Food Waste Australia campaign, chilli plants withering towards the finish line of summer, an aging bag of juicing apples and a keffir lime tree. Time to share with the group. Zero Food Waste is a way of thinking around what...

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08 April
MirinSQ
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Mirin and Teriyaki sauce

Japanese pantry basics bought, jet lag and karaoke bar hangover dispersed it was time to start cooking. But because I am a food technologist I need to know precisely what I'm dealing with. In her book "Japanese Women Don't Get Fat or Old" Naomi Moriyama talks...

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12 February
bottle-n-frange
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Get your nuts in, live longer.

Tree or Pea, it does not seem to matter what kind as long as you consume a good handful a day, allergies permitting. For thirty years researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Harvard School of Public Health studied 125,962 participants and their nut eating...

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27 February
how-the-french-do-it
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Lettuce – No oil, No point

In fast food meals Iceberg lettuce adds structure, texture and a pale flash of contrasting colour. Crisp, green and low in calories it must be good for you, right? Only if you drench it in oil. Undressed lettuce is fairly pointless, nutritionally speaking.  A quarter of...

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05 February