Siggi's Icelandic-style yoghurt

Product review: Siggi’s Icelandic-style yoghurt

Siggi’s Icelandic-style yoghurt entered the market recently, following the steps of Woolworths skyr and Nudie Icelandic yoghurt. About Siggi’s Icelandic-style yoghurt The back of the label tells us about how Siggi (the person) began making yoghurt and the characteristics of the product. Skyr is strained yoghurt, making it more concentrated than regular yoghurt. The range […]

misconceptions about gluten

5 misconceptions about gluten

These days gluten is a mainstream word, although there is still a sizeable percentage of the population who don’t know what it is. More concerning, perhaps, is having wrong information about it. Below are 5 misconceptions about gluten that you will probably come across. 1. Gluten-free = healthy This is one of the most common […]

easy pulpo al olivo

Recipe: Easy pulpo al olivo

Pulpo al olivo is a typical Peruvian dish made with octopus and olive mayonnaise. It is often eaten as an entrée or appetizer. This recipe is called easy pulpo al olivo because I’ve included a couple of shortcuts. The invention of this dish is attributed to Peruvian-Japanese chef Rosita Yimura. My lazy version involves no […]

Hahn Ultra Crisp

Product review: Hahn Ultra Crisp beer

One of the major beer manufacturers has launched a new brew: Hahn Ultra Crisp beer. This beer is not only gluten-free but also has lower carbohydrates than other brews. Win-win! Hahn Ultra Crisp As per the label, this beer is lower carb than regular beer, 99% sugar free, preservative free and gluten-free. As you may […]

tuna croquettes

Recipe: My mum’s tuna croquettes

Another mum recipe! Tuna croquettes (“croquetas de atún”) was a weeknight dish that was on a semi-regular rotation at our house. I always looked forward to the next time we’d have them. Mum served the croquettes with a lot of rice and some veggies: green beans, peas and carrots that were first blanched in water […]