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Life in Ruins

Over two years, International Designer Sibella Court, follows the trials and tribulations of 7 groups of Australians committed to the daunting task of restoring heritage ruins into living homes. From Georgian mansions to colonial pug and pine huts, these Aussie battlers attempt to restore the buildings to their former glory.

Dinner Dash with Hilary Biller

Thai Carrot Salad

Ingredients Dressing: 60ml (4tbsp) fish sauce 85ml (1/3 cup) brown sugar 125ml 91/2 cup) lemon juice 2 cloves of garlic, chopped Salad: 4 large carrots, grated or sliced with vegetable peeler or ½ cabbage, grated 2-3 birds eye chillies, bruised 60ml (4tbsp) unsalted peanuts 30ml (2tbsp) ground dried shrimp Coriander to garnish Method For the […]

DIY

Bathroom Vanity

  Material List: Material list Power tools Supa wood 16 mm PST 18 Cordless jig saw 1666 mm x 570mm – 2 pieces PSR 18 VLI Cordless drill driver White melamine 16mm PSR 10.8 volt cordless drill driver 547mm x 740mm – 2 pieces (edging on 1 long side) Pex 220 sander 547mm x 434mm […]

Food

Pavlova

Prep time: 30 minCook Time: 2 hours Ingredients: 8 free-range egg whites 500g/1lb 2oz caster sugar 4 tsp cornflour 2 tsp white wine vinegar ½ tsp vanilla extract For the topping: 650ml/1 pint double cream 10 passion fruit 10 fresh or canned lychees (drained if canned), peeled, stones removed 300g/10½oz raspberries 25g/1oz icing sugar Method: […]

Food

Saffron Apple Cake with Custard

Ingredients Few strands of saffron 6 large Granny Smith Apples 15ml lemon juice, 5 eggs, separated 225g butter 225g sugar 30ml ground almonds or coconut flour 370g cake flour 185ml full cream milk, room temperature 15ml baking powder 5ml vanilla paste or essence 5ml cinnamon Pinch of salt 30ml sugar Icing sugar, to dust cake […]

Décor

Holmes Makes It Right

Mike Holmes is back, doing what he does best—making it right. Picking up where he left off with his hit series, ‘Holmes On Homes’ and cranking it upseveral notches. In Holmes Makes it Right, Mike Holmes is back, doing what he does best—making it right. The new stories are not just about typical renovation rip-offs. […]

Food

Baklava Fans

Baklava fans drizzled with honey and cinnamon, served with vanilla ice cream Ingredients 20 sheets phyllo pastry 250g melted unsalted butter 1 Tablespoon of ground cinnamon 180g pecan nuts, crushed 100g castor sugar 100g honey  Method Preheat the oven to 200’C Open the phyllo pastry onto a smooth, dry surface covering the sheets with a damp […]

DIY

Chest of Drawers Renovation

If you have a forgotten piece of furniture at home, then this week’s episode of Get It Done might inspire you. Peter and Annalien renovates an old chest of drawers into a show piece. Material List: Pex Sander Pine 20mm PAR NB PSR 1080 cordless screw driver Top 600mm x 1200mm – 1 piece (grain […]