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Lush House

How do you fold a fitted sheet and keep your sanity? Cleaning Guru, Shannon Lush answers life’s big questions. Each episode, she finds a household that is out of control. Using her remarkable “domestic detective” skills, she produces a psychological profile of the household’s needs and an action plan for its occupants. A transformation show […]


Beer Bread Rolls

Ingredients 500g self-raising flour 2 teaspoons salt 1 x 330ml bottle of beer Method Step 1Preheat oven to 180°C. Mix all ingredients well in a large bowl and mix with hands, until combined into a quite soft and sticky dough. Add a little water if the mixture is too dry. With floured hands, divide the […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Roasted Figs with Fresh Ricotta

 PREP TIME: 5minCOOK TIME: 15minSERVES: 4 servings Ingredients  6 to 8 Mission figs, halved 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 3 tablespoons honey Pinch ground cinnamon Pinch kosher salt Fresh ricotta or fat free Greek yogurt, for serving Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.Put the figs, cut side up, in a baking dish. Melt the […]


Humble Home-cooked Beans

Jamie cooks three varied recipes to show the versatility of beans. Coloured runner beans go into a hearty runner bean stew, French beans make up a marinated bean salad and Jamie makes the best homemade beans using beautiful borlotti beans. Ingredients For the beans: 11 ounces dried cranberry or cannellini beans, soaked in cold water […]

Donna Hay Fast Fresh Simple

Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 x 2kg whole butternut pumpkin 1 onion Olive oil, for drizzling Sea salt 3½ cups (875ml) chicken stock 1 cup (250ml) single (pouring) cream 1 tablespoon honey Sour cream, to serve   Method Preheat oven to 220°C (425°F). Cut the pumpkin in half lengthways and scoop out the seeds. Place the […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Sunday Pot Roast with Mushroom Gravy

PREP TIME: 5minCOOK TIME: 180minSERVES: 4 servings with leftovers Ingredients 1 (4 to 5-pound) boneless beef bottom round roast Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound cremini mushrooms, cleaned and quartered 2 medium yellow onions, halved and sliced 4 cups low-sodium beef broth   Directions Preheat the oven to […]


Cook Yourself Thin – Previous Episodes

Forget drab diets – they don’t work… Because ‘healthy’ food can sometimes taste pretty boring. If you want to drop a dress size or several , but still stuff your face with gorgeous grub, then Cook Yourself Thin chef , Gizzi Erskine, is about to come to your rescue. Have your cake and eat it […]


Braised Pork Shoulder

Chef Anne Burrell transforms inexpensive pork shoulder into a fork-tender showstopper using simple tips in her tried-and-true recipe for Braised Pork Shoulder. Warm Wheat berry and Mushroom Salad adds even more flavour and texture to this restaurant-worthy dish. Crisp Pinot Grigio wine cuts the richness and refreshes the palate. Total Time: 3 hr 45 min […]