30th November 2023 | Moira Geddes

Local Aussie food news: November highlights

Harvest well underway as agricultural celebrations take place, Grampians Olive Co. wins big, Summer Chrissy shopping ideas and the markets to go to.... Read more

15th November 2023 | EATIVITY Editors

It’s time to tour the Victorian Cherry Trail

The Victorian cherry season has officially kicked off which means it's time to hit the Victorian Cherry Trail to support local farmers and enjoy a fun day out.... Read more

15th October 2023 | Alison Turner

Throwaway nation: food waste in Australia

We’ve got a huge food waste problem in Australia – way bigger than you might expect. To help you cut back on the food you waste, try these smart and simple tips.... Read more

15th September 2023 | EATIVITY Editors

Latest trends in beef and Lamb showcased for industry

Meat & Livestock Australia showcases the latest trends in beef and lamb with dishes featuring some of Australia’s most renowned chefs.... Read more

15th August 2023 | Alison Turner

Making the switch to a plant-based diet

Almost 2.5 million Australians are now vegetarian. If you’ve been thinking about joining their ranks, here’s how to make that change without missing out on key nutrients.... Read more

15th July 2023 | Alison Turner

How to build a bee-friendly garden

Our food supply relies on bees, but bee populations are declining. We get an expert’s advice on what you can do to support our littlest livestock in your own backyard.... Read more

15th June 2023 | Ayeh Manfre

Yummy ways to make the most of your leftovers

There are plenty of ways to use up your food scraps instead of throwing them in the bin. Ayeh Manfre shares her top five ways to make the most of your leftovers.... Read more

15th May 2023 | EATIVITY Editors

Cut the crap: it’s not you, it’s your knife

It's time to cut the crap about why your dish didn't turn out quite as well as you'd hoped. Instead check out the tools top Aussie chefs recommend.... Read more

Stuff you never knew about spices
15th April 2023 | Alison Turner

Stuff you never knew about spices

Ian Hemphill answers some spicy questions, such as: should you always roast your spices? What’s really in my supermarket spice blend? And what the hell is Ras el Hanout?... Read more

15th March 2023 | Alison Turner

More Aussies turn to home-grown food

Following pandemic panic buying and soaring food prices, many are now using their own backyards as a means of supplying their families with fresh fruit and vegies.... Read more

10th March 2023 | Eativity editors

Foraging: a forgotten art rediscovered

Edible plants are everywhere – possibly even in your own backyard. But without the right knowledge, it can be hard to know what’s edible and what could make you sick.... Read more

15th February 2023 | Eativity editors

Food for life: the power of plant protein

Been thinking about cutting back on meat? Eating more plant-based proteins, including plant-based meat alternatives, can improve your health and reduce your risk of disease.... Read more

31st January 2023 | Moira Geddes

Local Aussie food news: January headlines

A new strawberry variety, a win for our manuka honey producers, food festivals ramp up, world-first sustainable grass-fed beef, and top social media food trends.... Read more

15th January 2023 | Eativity editors

Veganuary: a global plant-based pledge

Could you go vegan for a whole month? A plant-based diet doesn’t just protect animals and the planet, it can also save you time and money. Here’s what you need to know.... Read more

31st December 2022 | Moira Geddes

Local Aussie food news: December headlines

Aussie mangoes at record low prices, local lemon growers to supply fruit all year, a new dining experience for the Scenic Rim, and the top 2023 food trends.... Read more

15th December 2022 | Heaven Leigh

How to minimise waste at Christmas

Looking to do more to reduce your impact on the environment over the festive season? Try these tips to help you minimise waste and have a more conscious Christmas this year.... Read more

30th November 2022 | Moira Geddes

Local Aussie food news: November headlines

Cherry season finally kicks off, backpackers return to farms for harvest, awards season starts and Josh and Julie Niland set to open a new restaurant.... Read more

15th November 2022 | Eativity editors

The case for urban agriculture

With so many of us now living in cities, far removed from where our food is produced, the time is ripe for bringing food systems back into urban life via the use of public space.... Read more

15th October 2022 | Eativity editors

Vertical gardening: the only way is up

Not got a lot of space? You can still grow your own food using a vertical gardening system. We share some of the best systems on the market, and offer tips to help get you started.... Read more

15th September 2022 | Alison Turner

Australian Organic Awareness Month 2022

If a product says it’s organic on the label, can you trust it? Not always. Here’s how to tell if a product is legit, or just using the word “organic” as a marketing ploy.... Read more

Spring planting guide
10th September 2022 | Eativity editors

Fire up those green thumbs: it’s spring!

Whether you’re a newbie or an old hand, now is a great time for edible gardening. Here’s our guide on how to get your garden ready, and what to plant right now.... Read more

Food incubators
15th August 2022 | Eativity editors

Food incubators: bringing dreams to life

Getting a new food business off the ground is no easy feat. Obviously, you need a killer idea. But a good idea isn’t enough if you want to succeed. This is where food incubators... Read more

Food co-ops
15th July 2022 | Alison Turner

Food co-ops: the collective experience

Many consumers are now choosing to seek out more ethical, sustainable food sources. The ultimate alternative to that giant, soulless supermarket? Joining a food co-op.... Read more

Australia's best pies
15th June 2022 | Alison Turner

Tasty pies to warm your bones

We take a look at some of the best and most popular savoury pies in Australia and share a tasty recipe for a pie that contains the ultimate savoury combo: chicken and mushroom.... Read more

Vegan seafood
8th June 2022 | Eativity editors

Vegan seafood for World Oceans Day

It's World Oceans Day. You can help protect our oceans’ resources by choosing to swap out some of the seafood you currently eat for vegan seafood. Here’s PETA's catch of the da... Read more

World Bee Day 2022
17th May 2022 | Eativity editors

World Bee Day 2022: bringing the buzz

May 20 is World Bee Day. We take a look at why the world needs bees, share the latest bee-related news and highlight special World Bee Day events around Australia.... Read more

Margaret restaurant
11th May 2022 | Alison Turner

In her name: latest restaurant trend

Some restaurants choose puns, some are named after the chef who's at the helm. But in recent years, there's been a new trend emerging: naming your restaurant after a woman.... Read more

Eat For You
4th May 2022 | Alison Turner

Eat For You: good food for everybody

Eativity meets reproductive physiologist Dr Hayley Dickinson, who has created Eat For You – a small Australian health food company that’s putting its morals where its mouth is.... Read more

Stop Food Waste Day
27th April 2022 | Eativity editors

Food waste: be part of the solution

Today is Stop Food Waste Day. It’s the perfect opportunity to get educated about the food waste problem in Australia and learn practical ways to reduce your own waste at home.... Read more

Food prices on the rise
20th April 2022 | Alison Turner

Cost crunch: food prices soar

A perfect storm of problems has seen an increase in the cost of everything from fresh food to your daily latte. Here’s what’s causing the price rises, and how to shop smarter.... Read more

Chocolate and cheese
18th April 2022 | Eativity editors

Chocolate and cheese? Yes, please

Still got some Easter chocolate left over? Why not try something a little more adventurous than just pairing chocolate with more chocolate. What about pairing chocolate and cheese?... Read more

Plant-based Easter
13th April 2022 | Eativity editors

Dairy-free treats for a plant-based Easter

Easter is almost here, which means four days off to chomp chocolate. But what if you’re dodging dairy? Our mates at PETA have you covered with their plant-based Easter picks.... Read more

6th April 2022 | Eativity editors

Food festivals back on the menu

After two years of cancellations and postponements, food festivals are once again able to bring the very best of Aussie produce to eager foodies. Here’s a taste of what’s on.... Read more

30th March 2022 | Eativity editors

Soup with soul: rushing for ramen

A decade ago, 2-minute noodles were about as close as Aussies could get to real ramen. Now, ramen eateries are popping up all over the place, and we can’t just get enough of it.... Read more

Hot cross buns
23rd March 2022 | Alison Turner

Sugar and spice: hot cross buns

We take a look at the story behind hot cross buns, as well as the best-rated buns that you can find in major retailers and the ultimate artisan butters that can make your buns sing... Read more

Tasting Australia 2022
16th March 2022 | Eativity editors

Savour the flavours of Tasting Australia

A tantalising array of curious and unique events will be on offer when Tasting Australia returns this April. We take a look at some of the program highlights on this year’s menu.... Read more

Edible insects
9th March 2022 | Jessica Danaher & Lisa Newman

Insects: why we’re not eating them

Two lecturers in nutrition asked hundreds of Australians whether they would eat insects, and most of them said yes. So, if we’re not squeamish, what’s holding people back?... Read more

2nd March 2022 | Riley Wilson

Your Food Collective: eat well, do good

Your Food Collective connects regenerative growers with future-focused NSW consumers, helping them to make better food choices and reduce food waste along the supply chain.... Read more

Feed Our Medics
23rd February 2022 | Alison Turner

Feed Our Medics: helping the helpers

Feed Our Medics has been providing healthy, COVID-safe meals and a welcome morale boost to exhausted frontline healthcare workers in NSW hospitals for the past two years.... Read more

Wholesome Market
16th February 2022 | Alison Turner

Wholesome Market: good health for all

This innovative, purpose-driven start-up has flipped the traditional retail model for healthy groceries on its head, making better-for-you brands more affordable and accessible.... Read more

Valentine's Day edible bouquet
9th February 2022 | Alison Turner

Valentine’s Day gifts that keep on giving

Not roses again? This Valentine’s Day, choose a gift that shows your love for both your Valentine and the planet. We’ve got some charming ideas to inspire your inner Cupid.... Read more

Consumer trends 2022
2nd February 2022 | Alison Turner

Consumer trends drive positive change

The world has changed irrevocably in the past two years, and so have we. The latest market research reveals the issues and trends that will influence consumer food choices in 2022.... Read more

Australia Day
26th January 2022 | Eativity editors

What’s on the menu this Australia Day?

Whether you’re planning a family meal or a true-blue barbie, we share some inspiration from top Australian chefs, along with expert barbecue tips to help you grill like a pro.... Read more

19th January 2022 | Eativity editors

Veganuary hits two million sign-ups

From a laptop in a Yorkshire kitchen to a movement that’s been embraced by people around the world, Veganuary’s success shows the plant-based revolution is unstoppable.... Read more

Australian beef
30th December 2021 | Eativity editors

Summer meats: Australian beef

It’s barbecue season, which means lots of steaks. Aussie beef isn’t just delicious; it’s also nutritious. Here’s why you should include red meat at your barbie this summer.... Read more

22nd December 2021 | Carissa Klein

5 tips for a sustainable seafood feast

Summer in Australia is synonymous with seafood, from fish and chips at the beach to prawns on the barbie. But how do you know if the seafood you’re buying is sustainable?... Read more

Time-saving kitchen hacks
15th December 2021 | Eativity editors

Top time-saving kitchen hacks

At this time of year, we all want to spend more time with friends and family and less time on chores. So check out these time-saving kitchen hacks from top Aussie influencers.... Read more

1st December 2021 | Eativity editors

Christmas gifts for the foodie in your life

To help you show the love for foodie family and friends this year, we’ve pulled together a selection of top quality Australian Christmas gift ideas for food-lovers of all types.... Read more

Recycling right
24th November 2021 | Eativity editors

Recycling right: let’s bin the confusion

Do you know what goes in the recycling bin? Some research shows we’re getting savvier about recycling, but other studies suggest we’re making more mistakes than we realise.... Read more

17th November 2021 | Eativity editors

Food Safety Week: be prepared

This Food Safety Week, the Australian Food Safety Information Council is urging consumers to make like a boy scout and be prepared. Plus, is it safe to refreeze defrosted chicken?... Read more

10th November 2021 | Eativity editors

Locako: beauty from the inside out

Want to get your glow on? Australian keto collagen company Locako has collaborated with Indigenous model Samantha Harris on a beauty range that features native ingredients.... Read more

3rd November 2021 | Eativity editors

Best vegan products to try in 2021

As veganism goes mainstream, more brands are innovating with new vegan offerings. This World Vegan Month, we take a look at some of the best vegan products on offer in 2021.... Read more

27th October 2021 | Alexandra Crosby & Ilaria Vanni

Urban foraging: a hyperlocal harvest

Rosemary in roundabouts, mulberries at the park, lemons over the fence… Wild, edible plants thrive in cities. Here’s how to go urban foraging safely, respectfully and legally.... Read more

13th October 2021 | Eativity editors

Backyard beekeeping: how to get started

Thinking about installing a hive? Beekeeping expert Doug Purdie’s book Backyard Bees has all the info you'll need. We feature an extract from the book to help you get started.... Read more

6th October 2021 | Jane Adams

Farmers’ markets bring silver linings

Farmers’ markets have proved remarkably resilient during our disrupted lockdown lives, showing that open-air shopping for fresh, local produce can make for a healthy recipe.... Read more

29th September 2021 | Alison Turner

More trouble ahead for restaurants

The end of lockdown is in sight for NSW and Victoria. While this is welcome news for our beleaguered restaurants, vaccination issues have led to a whole new wave of problems.... Read more

22nd September 2021 | Eativity editors

Sustainable uses for coffee grounds

We’re becoming more responsible about how we drink our coffee, but what about all those leftover grounds? Try these clever ways you can get creative with used coffee grounds.... Read more

Sprout Producer Program
15th September 2021 | Alison Turner

Sprout Producer Program: growing good

Have you ever dreamed of running away to Tasmania and starting your own sustainable farm? For some, this dream has become a reality thanks to the Sprout Producer Program.... Read more

11th September 2021 | Eativity editors

News bites: the latest in Aussie food

It’s been an inspiring week in Australian food. We bring you good eggs, spooky pines, insect energy bars, foodie roadshows, delicious double acts, bangin’ burgers and more.... Read more

8th September 2021 | Eativity editors

Growing your own fresh food safely

While it’s great to grow your own food, you still need to ensure your homegrown produce doesn’t make you sick. Follow these 7 simple tips to keep you and your family healthy.... Read more

1st September 2021 | Eativity editors

Get creative with in-season strawberries

It’s strawberry season, and with many restaurants and bakeries closed, there’s an abundance of discounted strawbs hitting retail. Here’s how to make the most of them.... Read more

25th August 2021 | Alison Turner

COVID consumers: 2021 habits & trends

Many of us are once again living the lockdown life. Eativity takes a squiz at what’s going on in Aussie shopping baskets, markets and kitchens during this latest COVID crisis.... Read more

18th August 2021 | Alison Turner

Soil: why you should care about its fate

Soil might be a bit boring to look at, but scratch beneath the surface and you’ll find a whole new world of wonder. Eativity talks to Matthew Evans about his ode to earth: Soil.... Read more

11th August 2021 | Alison Turner

COVID got you down? Get back to nature

COVID might have ruined just about anything else, but it doesn’t faze Mother Nature. To reap some of the benefits she offers, try out these ideas to inspire your inner naturalist... Read more

5th August 2021 | Eativity editors

Meal kits to celebrate coffee regions

Lavazza and MasterChef judge Jock Zonfrillo have launched Nature’s Course, a limited-edition at-home meal kit that highlights the importance of sustainable agriculture.... Read more

4th August 2021 | Eativity editors

Aussie Artisan Week: show your support

After a successful launch in 2020, Aussie Artisan Week has returned in 2021 to encourage Australians to buy locally made goods and celebrate our hard-working artisan producers.... Read more

2nd August 2021 | Eativity editors

“Eat now pay later” app a world first

A restaurant app that lets you dine now and pay later is providing a welcome boost to hospitality venues. After launching in Brisbane, it’s now come to Melbourne and Sydney.... Read more

28th July 2021 | Eativity editors

Why we’ve got a soft spot for shokupan

Sourdough is still all the rage, but there’s another bread that’s been winning hearts in Australia – shokupan. Here’s what you need to know about this Japanese delight.... Read more

26th July 2021 | Eativity editors

Coffee: exactly how much is too much?

While a cup of coffee can put some pep in your step on a dreary Monday morning, new research has found a link between too much caffeine and some serious health conditions.... Read more

Local food movement
24th July 2021 | Moira Geddes

What is the local food movement?

The local food movement is hardly a new concept, but since COVID hit, it’s seen a major resurgence. In this week’s video, Eativity explores the benefits of eating local.... Read more

23rd July 2021 | Eativity editors

Providoor expands offering to NSW

Premium meal delivery service Providoor is expanding to NSW, and will be delivering dishes from Sydney’s best restaurants to your door from this weekend onwards.... Read more

23rd July 2021 | Alison Turner

Daniele Barresi: making fruit magic

Daniele Barresi’s intricately exquisite fruit and veg sculptures have seen the former pastry chef gain international fame, and it’s all thanks to a pumpkin, an apple and an avo... Read more

22nd July 2021 | Eativity editors

MasterChef star’s cult pastry hits Sydney

Hot on the heels of his top seven finish in MasterChef 2021, aspiring chef Tommy Pham has collaborated with The Bread & Butter Project to launch an exclusive bánh mì danish.... Read more

21st July 2021 | Eativity editors

Bulk-cooking and storing hot food safely

Millions of bored Aussies in lockdown will be cooking up huge batches of food for something to do. But unless you want to make everyone sick, you need to do it safely.... Read more

Jasper + Myrtle
17th July 2021 | Moira Geddes

Jasper + Myrtle: a dream becomes reality

Ever dreamed of creating your own food business? Eativity meets a Canberra-based couple who has successfully turned that dream into an award-winning product.... Read more

14th July 2021 | Eativity editors

Trending tweets push dodgy fad diets

New research presented at the 2021 Dietitians Australia National Conference has uncovered how retweeting is the greatest amplifier of misleading fad diet posts on Twitter.... Read more

14th July 2021 | Eativity editors

Start-up KROF carves into MasterChef

More often than not, the focus of our attention on MasterChef Australia is the delicious, sometimes daring plates of food. But now there’s a new star making a cameo appearance.... Read more

13th July 2021 | Eativity editors

Melbourne Food & Wine Winter Edition

The Melbourne Food & Wine Festival has announced its 2021 Winter Edition program, with 150 events to be held over 10 days in August, and a brand-new festival home.... Read more

9th July 2021 | Eativity editors

Hearth & home: celebrating local flavours

A new seasonal menu showcasing produce from celebrated suppliers across Western Australia is taking centre stage at fire-driven restaurant Hearth at The Ritz-Carlton, Perth.... Read more

Unwrap a fairer future for cocoa farmers
7th July 2021 | Eativity editors

Unwrap a fairer future for cocoa farmers

Fairtrade has unveiled a new global campaign which literally unwraps the bitter truth behind the unethical cocoa sourcing practices used by some major chocolate manufacturers.... Read more

NICI graduates with Neil Perry
7th July 2021 | Alison Turner

NICI: shaping the future of fine dining

An industry-initiated Indigenous culinary institute is unearthing a new generation of talented young chefs who are making a name for themselves in Australia and overseas.... Read more

Stix Marrickville
3rd July 2021 | Moira Geddes

Stix: quality hyperlocal food to your door

Eativity meets organic farmer and Stix Chef Director David Allison to hear his story, explore the mindset behind the local food movement and discuss how we're connecting with food.... Read more

plastic pollution
1st July 2021 | Alison Turner

No time to waste on plastic pollution

Today is the first day of the rest of your life. It’s also the first day of Plastic Free July. Why not make today the day you said “no” to needless plastic waste for good.... Read more

30th June 2021 | Eativity editors

Solid foundation: Aussie-made baby food

Grab the wipes: a wholesome new Australian baby food for messy tots has been launched, and it’s designed to help make busy parents’ lives just that little bit easier.... Read more

29th June 2021 | Eativity editors

Sydney lockdown takeaway and delivery

Hungry? We’ve shared a list of just some of the many Sydney venues that are offering takeaway during this latest lockdown. Why not show your support and place an order?... Read more

28th June 2021 | Eativity editors

The good seed for a plant-based diet

While Australians are ditching meat to prioritise health, many say they struggle to find plant-based products high enough in protein and other nutrients. But there is a solution.... Read more

23rd June 2021 | Eativity editors

atiyah: zero-carbon kitchen hits big goal

Melbourne’s food community has saved more than 10,000kg in carbon emissions by eating authentic Lebanese cuisine at Australia’s first zero-carbon street food kitchen, atiyah.... Read more

Refugee Week 2021: the Bread & Butter Project
23rd June 2021 | Eativity editors

Refugee Week 2021: a focus on unity

This Refugee Week, The Bread & Butter Project is shining a light on the refugee journey, sharing the stories of trainees whose lives have been changed by the program.... Read more

18th June 2021 | Eativity editors

Pet-friendly venues go to the dogs

Australia has one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world. We love our furry friends so much, we don’t even want to leave them behind when we go out for a meal.... Read more

17th June 2021 | Eativity editors

Take a fish masterclass with Josh Niland

Globally-acclaimed chef and author Josh Niland will be offering a deep dive into his scale-to-tail approach to ethical eating at a special Take One Fish Butchery Masterclass event.... Read more

16th June 2021 | Eativity editors

Use-by dates: is it safe enough to eat?

Use-by or best-before? Food labelling can be confusing, and some foods last longer than you may think. A food technologist dishes up the answers in the food labelling debate.... Read more

16th June 2021 | Alison Turner

FoodLab: a new vision for Sydney food

Food business incubator FoodLab Sydney is aiming to do much more than just pump out more business owners – it’s gunning to radically transform Sydney’s entire food system.... Read more

9th June 2021 | Eativity editors

Localisation: the way forward for food

Localising our economies – and our food systems in particular – is one of the most important things we can do for the health, wellbeing and prosperity of people and the planet.... Read more

Melbourne lockdowns impact on hospitality
9th June 2021 | Alison Turner

Melbourne lockdowns: venues battle on

The long-term impact of lockdown on Melbourne’s restaurants will be far more profound than dollars and cents. Eativity speaks with four venue owners about their experience.... Read more

4th June 2021 | Alison Turner

Feels on wheels: Ellie and Sam Studd

To mark this most splendid of days – National Cheese Day – we chat with Ellie and Sam Studd, progeny of Aussie cheese guru Will Studd, about all things creamy and dreamy.... Read more

2nd June 2021 | Alison Turner

The greatest butcher, the greatest beef

The Greatest Butcher campaign returns, with Jessica Rowe, dietitian Veronique Droulez and butcher Trevor Hill sharing top ideas on how to make the most of Australian beef.... Read more

26th May 2021 | Eativity editors

How Food is Made: the bare facts

Author Ayla Marika has demystified how common processed foods are manufactured in her new book, How Food is Made. Check out this extract... and never eat another gummy bear again.... Read more

Feed your curiosity at Quincy Melbourne
25th May 2021 | Eativity editors

Feed your curiosity at Quincy Melbourne

Throwing open its doors on Melbourne’s famous Flinders Lane, Australia's first taste of the quirky-cool Quincy Hotel brand out of Singapore is serving up sensory experiences.... Read more

International Tea Day
21st May 2021 | Eativity editors

Put the kettle on: International Tea Day

Today is International Tea Day, so we’re infusing your brain with some interesting facts about this ubiquitous drink, including expert tips on how to brew the perfect cuppa.... Read more

Cooking with fire
20th May 2021 | Eativity editors

Cooking with fire: don’t get burned

In last week’s MasterChef immunity challenge, contestants were given the ultimate challenge of cooking with fire. As Pete’s burnt hazelnuts can attest, this isn’t always easy... Read more

Sydney’s newest dining, arts and lifestyle destination, South Eveleigh
19th May 2021 | Eativity editors

Share the longest night at South Eveleigh

Sydney’s newest dining, arts and lifestyle destination, South Eveleigh, will celebrate the longest night of the year with a two-day event on Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19... Read more

19th May 2021 | Alison Turner

Food for Health: you are what you eat

For most of us, taking the leap of faith to quit your day job and start your own business would be more than enough for one lifetime. For Narelle Plapp, it was just the beginning.... Read more

13th May 2021 | Eativity editors

Sell-out success: foodies flock to festivals

After a quiet 2020, the country’s favourite culinary events have come back stronger than ever as eager foodies scramble to get a taste of Australia’s most outstanding produce... Read more

Josh & Julie Niland to open Charcoal Fish
12th May 2021 | Eativity editors

Josh & Julie Niland to open Charcoal Fish

The innovative and enterprising couple behind Sydney’s Fish Butchery and Saint Peter have announced they will be opening a new business in Rose Bay called Charcoal Fish.... Read more

Eat on the bright side with sweet potatoes
12th May 2021 | Eativity editors

Sweet potatoes: eat on the bright side

They’re the busy person's MVP: from fighting fatigue to boosting your mood, there are plenty of good reasons to get more Australian sweet potatoes on your plate.... Read more

Is black garlic the next “superfood”?
10th May 2021 | Joanne Ma

Is black garlic the next “superfood”?

Since COVID hit, demand for innovative products in the natural health space has never been stronger. And one enterprising Aussie couple may have hit upon the next big thing.... Read more

7th May 2021 | Eativity editors

Let’s eat: schisms, sambos & rising stars

Things are really cookin’ in hospitality. Up-and-comers are showing off their shawarma skills, a Viking teams up with the Pope and celeb chefs take to the stage to share pro tips... Read more

5th May 2021 | Alison Turner

Nexba: a 10-year overnight success story

Nexba is now a major disruptor in the healthy drinks space. But while the brand’s success might seem sudden, it has taken a huge amount of time, effort, trial and error.... Read more

30th April 2021 | Eativity editors

Say don’t slay: hospitality calls out trolls

On May 15, hospitality businesses across Australia will restrict public comment on their social media channels to protest thoughtless reviews and promote genuine conversation.... Read more

Bread waste in Australia
29th April 2021 | Eativity editors

Bread waste: it’s no loafing matter

Bread is one of the most wasted foods, taking up a big slice of the 7 million tonnes of food Aussies waste each year. Now a new campaign aims to help cut down on wasted loaves.... Read more

What can go in your compost bin?
28th April 2021 | Cheryl Desha, Kimberley Reis & Savindi Caldera

What can go in your compost bin?

Composting is great for making good use of food scraps, but knowing what you can put in your compost bin can be confusing. This expert “dos and don’ts” guide should help.... Read more

22nd April 2021 | Eativity editors

Plant-based swaps that deserve the hype

As concern about climate change increases, so too does our consumption of plant-based products. But do they live up to the real deal? We’ve found you some real winners.... Read more

21st April 2021 | Eativity editors

50 Next: shaping the future of food

The inaugural 50 Next list has identified the next generation of leaders in food, and it’s not at all surprising to find some young Australian food pioneers in the class of 2021.... Read more

21st April 2021 | Eativity editors

Plugging ugly is key to sales success

Got a soft spot for funny-looking fruit & vegies? Now science understands why, with research showing that calling food “ugly” actually makes people more likely to buy it.... Read more

Meal & snack ideas for hungry teenagers
16th April 2021 | Eativity editors

Meal & snack ideas for hungry teenagers

Finding the right foods to keep teenagers happy can be tough. Take inspiration from the Lunchbox Dad, who knows a thing or two about keeping kids' hunger at bay.... Read more

14th April 2021 | Eativity editors

Culinary fusion: NZ and Australia unite

Kiwi/Aussie chef duo Analiese Gregory and Clayton Wells have released Taste Buds, a trans-Tasman cookbook that unifies the unique flavours from each side of the ditch.... Read more

9th April 2021 | Eativity editors

Seaspiracy: your questions answered

The Netflix documentary detailing the global impact of commercial fishing has raised many concerns. We find out what you can do to help protect our oceans and marine life.... Read more

8th April 2021 | Moira Geddes

In-house dining for hungry culture seekers and their kids

Eativity editor Moira Geddes takes her kids to sample the garden-to-plate creations on offer at the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre's onsite restaurant Bellbird Dining + Bar.... Read more

How to clip your chickens’ wings
7th April 2021 | Moira Geddes

How to clip your chickens’ wings

Eativity editor Moira Geddes explains why the time has come to clip her backyard chickens' wings and demonstrates how easy it is to do it yourself.... Read more

31st March 2021 | Eativity editors

Roasters make a rumble in Aussie coffee

Well-known for responsibly-sourced, knockout blends and world-class single origins, Rumble Coffee Roasters has now opened a new espresso bar on its roastery premises.... Read more

19th March 2021 | Dr Kerith Duncanson

Knead to know basis: what is seitan?

It’s the vegan protein alternative that’s trending online. A leading research dietitian shares the upsides and downsides, and explains how easy it is to make your own at home.... Read more

Alex Prichard: making produce the star
17th March 2021 | Alison Turner

Alex Prichard: making produce the star

Chef Alex Prichard is here to hero local food, and tells Eativity that you don’t need to be a hatted chef to create incredible food at home – you just need a farmers’ market... Read more

preserving the Italian way
10th March 2021 | Alison Turner

Living legacy: preserving the Italian way

In what began as a small personal project, an Italian Australian GP has created a book that celebrates the Italian art of preserving food, and also preserves Italian food culture.... Read more

5th March 2021 | Alison Turner

Mise En Place Bonne Femme

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Eativity meets the chef and cafe owner who has worked to create a more inclusive hospitality industry for the women of Brisbane.... Read more

3rd March 2021 | Eativity editors

Top foodie experiences in Central NSW

Rediscover natural foods, forage in the forest for mushrooms, meet producers and taste bush tucker in Central NSW with new food trails, festivals and farm tours in 2021.... Read more

26th February 2021 | Alison Turner

Fight food waste with “fugly” food

Did you know that 25% of Aussie crops never leave the farm because they’re a bit odd-looking? Rather than letting perfectly good food go to waste, let’s choose to eat fugly.... Read more

25th February 2021 | Eativity editors

Shining a light on Korean-Aussie cuisine

The team behind Sydney's Korean restaurant SOUL Dining has opened the city’s first Korean cafe and deli with the aim to turn the spotlight on Korean-Australian food and products.... Read more

24th February 2021 | Alison Turner

Is it time to give non-stick pans the slip?

Non-stick cookware has some serious sticking power – the chemicals commonly used in non-stick pans can have long-lasting effects. But there is a safer, more sustainable option.... Read more

12th February 2021 | Eativity editors

Melbourne dining bounces back in 2021

Old friends reimagined, second chances and fresh faces are all signs that Melbourne’s food scene has bounced back after a hard year, and it’s as diverse and creative as ever.... Read more

10th February 2021 | Alison Turner

Ring in Year of the Ox with a lucky feast

Chinese New Year begins on February 12, so Eativity caught up with Spice Temple’s Andy Evans to get an insight into the symbolism of some traditional Chinese New Year foods.... Read more

9th February 2021 | Eativity editors

Bellissimo! Did somebody say free pizza?

It’s World Pizza Day! We take a quick deep (dish) dive into some fun facts about this supreme meal, plus we’ve found a way you can get your hands on a free slice of the action.... Read more

5th February 2021 | Eativity editors

Valentine’s dining: where to woo in 2021

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to head out for a romantic meal with your partner. But where to go? For Sydney and Melbourne lovers, we’ve compiled a list of choice venues.... Read more

3rd February 2021 | Alison Turner

The Eativity oracle: food trends for 2021

While 2021 hasn’t exactly lived up to the hype just yet, food lovers still have a lot to look forward to. We gaze into the crystal ball to find out what the coming year will hold... Read more

29th January 2021 | Eativity editors

Learn. Eat. Drink. Watch. Make.

Adelaide’s favourite food and drink mecca Town Square is back for the 2021 Tasting Australia festival, with loads of new events, experiences and masterclasses now on sale.... Read more

29th January 2021 | Eativity editors

Back to school: lunchbox hacks & snacks

To keep your kids happy, healthy and well-fed at school and when they get home, check out this tried-and-tested advice from two experts who know their way around a lunchbox.... Read more

27th January 2021 | Eativity editors

I didn’t know you could barbecue that

Barbecued cheesecake, anyone? Pit master Adam Roberts shares the surprising foods you can cook on a BBQ, his tips for sprucing up your skills and the secret to the perfect steak.... Read more

best vegan pies
26th January 2021 | Eativity editors

The best vegan pies for Australia Day

The iconic Aussie meat pie has undergone an ethical makeover recently, re-emerging in a greener, healthier, kinder form. We’ve found you the top vegan pie picks for Oz Day.... Read more

22nd January 2021 | Eativity editors

Dog-friendly dining for road-trippers

Hitting the road this weekend? You don’t need to leave the dog behind. Check out this list of pet-friendly cafes and restaurants around Australia that welcome four-legged friends... Read more

22nd January 2021 | Robert Crawford

Climate cost of home delivered food

Aussies have embraced online food delivery services in a big way. But home-delivered food comes with a cost to the planet. So which cuisine is the worst climate culprit?... Read more

20th January 2021 | Eativity editors

Foodie adventures in Queensland

We check out two of the Sunshine State’s best food-producing regions, along with some tempting food events and experiences that will have you packing your bags, pronto.... Read more

13th January 2021 | Eativity editors

Swim star Giaan Rooney: day on a plate

What does a gold-medal winning athlete eat? Former Olympic swimmer now busy mother of two Giaan Rooney takes us through an average day’s diet. And yes, there’s chocolate.... Read more

20th December 2020 | Eativity editors

Expert advice: how to ace Christmas Day

CHOICE's home economist and kitchen test coordinator Fiona Mair offers up expert tips on how to plan, prep and execute a festive feast this year, along with a sweet recipe idea.... Read more

16th December 2020 | Eativity editors

PETA’s vegan Christmas food guide

With more Aussies embracing plant-based living, many families will be serving up vegan meals this Christmas. Want to give it a go? Here’s the ultimate festive vegan food guide.... Read more

9th December 2020 | Siobhan Boyle

The benefits of cooking with your kids

Sure, they might make a mess, but getting kids involved in food prep can help them build healthy food habits for life. Here’s an expert’s take on how to inspire your own little... Read more

Knives out: a better slice of the action
2nd December 2020 | Alison Turner

Knives out: a better slice of the action

We meet two Australian knifemakers who give us the edge on knife care, craftsmanship and the truth about that giant block of choppers you picked up for a steal at Woolies.... Read more

25th November 2020 | Eativity editors

French cheese: j’adore le fromage

To mark the first ever online Bon Fromage Festival of European Cheese, we chat to one of France’s best cheesemongers, who share his tips for serving, matching and storing cheese.... Read more

21st November 2020 | Moira Geddes

Caring for your backyard chickens

Eativity editor Moira Geddes talks to chicken breeder John Huntington about the egg-laying habits of different chooks, as well as their daily care routine.... Read more

18th November 2020 | Eativity editors

Trouble brewing: the problem with pods

An increasing number of Australian households and offices are turning to coffee capsules for their daily brew. But what happens to all of those millions of used pods?... Read more

17th November 2020 | Eativity editors

The science of the perfect steak

Professor David Pethick from Murdoch University has spent decades researching red meat. So, he’s an obvious candidate to ask: what makes the perfect steak?... Read more

Getting set up for backyard chickens
14th November 2020 | Moira Geddes

Getting set up for backyard chickens

Eativity editor Moira Geddes gets some expert advice on how to set up your chicken coop from City Chicks breeder John Huntington.... Read more

11th November 2020 | Alison Turner

Aussie entrepreneurs hit food pay dirt

Australia is not just a land of plenty, it’s a land of great ideas. We take a look at three Australian food businesses that have gone from grassroots to national success stories.... Read more

6th November 2020 | Eativity editors

Tune in, munch out: new foodie shows

If you love to cook, it’s highly likely you love to watch other people cooking, too. We check out some of the freshest food-related programs coming to our screens.... Read more

Get to know your butcher this November
4th November 2020 | Eativity editors

Get to know your butcher this November

There are plenty of benefits to buying meat from a local butcher rather than a supermarket. Use these pro tips to grill, sear and slice your way to meat perfection.... Read more

31st October 2020 | Eativity editors

Take the bite out of fright night

The trick is in the treat, say the nation’s dentists. Here are 6 ways to ensure your kids’ teeth survive Halloween, courtesy of the experts at the Australian Dental Association... Read more

28th October 2020 | Eativity editors

How to get your sprout to love sprouts

Halloween is coming, which for kids means one thing: lollies. But what about their daily veg? We’ve found some great resources to help parents and carers boost kids’ veg intake... Read more

23rd October 2020 | Dora Marinova and Diana Bogueva

Which “milk” is best for the planet?

Making eco-conscious milk choices can be tricky when you’re presented with so many options. We compare dairy, nut, soy, hemp and grain milks to help you decide.... Read more

21st October 2020 | Alison Turner

A shared table: Refugee Week 2020

A plan to explore the favourite recipes of Australia’s refugees and asylum seekers has led to the creation of a cookbook that shares the beautiful stories behind each dish.... Read more

Happy Dessert Day
14th October 2020 | Eativity editors

Living the sweet life: happy Dessert Day!

Dessert: it’s everyone’s favourite course. Eativity chats with an award-winning pastry chef to find out how he’s keeping things sweet while stuck in lockdown in Melbourne.... Read more

14th October 2020 | Eativity editors

Prep ahead for a better work/life balance

We’re all busy, and time can get away from us, leaving us starving at meal times and eager for a quick fix. But with a little prep, you’ll always have a healthy choice to hand.... Read more

7th October 2020 | Alison Turner

Flavours of Australia on The Ghan

Taste Australia while you travel across it: The Ghan is back on the rails after a brief hiatus, and there’s never been a better time to get on board the ultimate train trip.... Read more

6th October 2020 | Eativity editors

Celebrate Granny Smith this October

This year, Sydney’s Granny Smith Festival will be open to everyone as the event makes the switch to a virtual celebration of the classic apple that remains an Aussie favourite.... Read more

3rd October 2020 | Moira Geddes

Beekeeping tips from an apiarist

Backyard beekeeping is abuzz with popularity right now, but there are several things you need to consider and commit to before deciding to start producing your own honey.... Read more

2nd October 2020 | Eativity editors

Time to switch things up? Try salmon

Tassal joins forces with Sam Wood to encourage the nation to “Switch it for Salmon” as a report reveals the majority of Australians are suffering from meal-time fatigue.... Read more

1st October 2020 | Eativity editors

Ovolo Hotels launches “Year of the Veg”

Ovolo Hotels has announced that from today, all Ovolo restaurants and bars across both Australia and Hong Kong will be going 100 percent vegetarian for 365 days.... Read more

30th September 2020 | Eativity editors

Artists inspire Archibald Dining menu

Sydney’s Chiswick at the Gallery has reopened its doors, collaborating with three Archibald finalists to create dishes inspired by their unique experiences during lockdown.... Read more

30th September 2020 | Eativity editors

Cook your chook like a MasterChef

Some of Australia’s favourite MasterChef stars have launched a series of virtual masterclasses with Lilydale Free Range Chicken, plus Poh Ling Yeow shares her top chicken cooking... Read more

23rd September 2020 | Eativity editors

Take your tea time to the next level

You match your food and wine, but what about food and tea? T2’s tea sommelier shares some intriguing tea and food pairings, along with tips on how to make the perfect cuppa.... Read more

23rd September 2020 | Eativity editors

Green living: easy at-home eco hacks

With so much more time being spent at home, many of us are becoming more aware of our habits as consumers. Here are some easy eco-friendly ways to up your green game.... Read more

22nd September 2020 | Eativity editors

Iso-chef star on fresh Aussie food crusade

Growcom has announced a collaboration with internet cooking sensation Nat’s What I Reckon as a part of a national campaign to urge people to eat more fresh Aussie produce.... Read more

19th September 2020 | Alison Turner

Be a good egg: how to choose wisely

Most eggs you’ll find in supermarkets now are not caged eggs. But what about the eggs you order at brunch? Here’s how you can make better choices for a kinder world.... Read more

18th September 2020 | Eativity editors

The goods: dip into these primo picks

This week’s top picks all cater to the Aussie consumer's growing appetite for healthier options. Well, almost all. We had to include one treat. And trust us, it’s a doozy.... Read more

18th September 2020 | Moira Geddes

6 things to know before getting chickens

Keeping chickens is becoming increasingly popular, but before making the commitment, it's essential to do your research so you know what to expect.... Read more

16th September 2020 | Mitchell P. Jones

Second skin: leather made from mushies

Fungi Fendi, anyone? Vegan leather made from mushrooms could mould the future of sustainable fashion, and may eventually replace animal leather in many products.... Read more

14th September 2020 | Fleur Michell

Khorasan: the hottest thing in baking

Ancient grains like freekeh and bulgur have enjoyed popularity recently due to their unique flavours. But there’s one grain that’s been hard to find in Australia... until now.... Read more

12th September 2020 | Alison Turner

Giving back: Australia’s sharing economy

Australians have always been a generous lot. But lately, acts of giving and sharing have been on the rise, benefiting both individuals in need and communities as a whole.... Read more

11th September 2020 | Eativity editors

Chicken parmigiana: what’s in a name?

Chicken parmigiana is quintessential pub grub, but what do you call it? Australians love to shorten the names of things, but when it comes to this dish, it seems we can't agree.... Read more

11th September 2020 | Eativity editors

Three Blue Ducks celebrates 10 years

This September marks the 10-year anniversary for Three Blue Ducks, a group of six mates who share a love of food and surf. To celebrate, the Ducks are holding a special dinner.... Read more

10th September 2020 | Eativity editors

Get more out of your salad dressing

Salad dressings can do so much more than just spruce up your leafy greens. Try these chef-inspired ideas that provide some tasty alternative uses for your favourite dressing.... Read more

9th September 2020 | Eativity editors

Celebrating the tastes of Tasmania

Crowne Plaza Hobart has welcomed the arrival of core restaurant and bar and THE DECK, two sustainably designed dining concepts that celebrate the very best of Tasmanian produce.... Read more

9th September 2020 | Eativity editors

Take the challenge to end water waste

The average Aussie uses 340 litres of water a day. Many people in rural areas have to live with less than 50. Here’s how to cut your usage, and get more water where it’s needed... Read more

8th September 2020 | Eativity editors

Fancy flowers and flavours in Toowoomba

It’s all about flowers and flavour at this year’s Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers, which will feature floral-inspired dishes from cafes and restaurants across the region.... Read more

4th September 2020 | Eativity editors

Byron at Byron unveils new restaurant

Byron at Byron has appointed chef Etienne Karner to unveil a new restaurant that brings sustainable, approachable dining to life with a new menu that heroes local produce.... Read more

2nd September 2020 | Eativity editors

Study finds benefits to beef-lentil blend

Not everyone can make the switch to a plant-based diet overnight. But there are ways to eat more sustainably and healthily without completely forgoing the foods that you love.... Read more

Josh Niland
2nd September 2020 | Alison Turner

Restaurant pioneers: fine food, no waste

Fish eye chips and bread made from potato peelings are just some of the many exciting ways that our chefs are embracing a no-waste policy that heroes local ingredients.... Read more

1st September 2020 | Alison Turner

Vegepod: making gardening easy

Not everyone has a huge backyard to dig around in. Enter Vegepod: a self-watering, portable raised wicking garden bed that’ll awaken even the most reluctant green thumbs.... Read more

1st September 2020 | Eativity editors

Attica to throw “A Party for Melbourne”

Ben Shewry from Melbourne restaurant Attica and Melbourne electronic music group The Avalanches are throwing a free virtual house party on Saturday, September 12.... Read more

30th August 2020 | Eativity editors

Canberra in spring: an ode to renewal

Canberra welcomes visitors to explore a city blooming with events and experiences designed to invigorate mind and body. Here’s a few tasters to help you start planning.... Read more

29th August 2020 | Eativity editors

Aussies embracing food magazines

Australians are continuing to turn the digital and print pages of food mags. And with more of us hitting the kitchen now, research has found we’re opting for healthy choices.... Read more

28th August 2020 | Eativity editors

A degustation with a difference

Take your taste buds on a journey from the Southern Highlands through the Shoalhaven to Sydney’s South Coast on the Highland Valley Forage – the ultimate foodie’s day out.... Read more

26th August 2020 | Eativity editors

Father’s Day gift ideas for the foodie dad

This Father’s Day, forget the tired old novelty tie and socks, and up your gifting game by giving Dad something delicious to show him just how much he means to you.... Read more

24th August 2020 | Eativity editors

Sydney’s Chiswick “in bloom” for spring

Chiswick is “In Bloom” for spring, launching new menus and a series of masterclasses that will see the restaurant and garden come to life to celebrate the new season.... Read more

24th August 2020 | Alison Turner

Fermented foods for better health

Fermented foods are linked to jar-loads of health benefits. But which fermented products should you buy? And how do you make your own at home? Here’s the experts’ take.... Read more

21st August 2020 | Eativity editors

8 vegan eateries to hit up in lockdown

Stuck in Melbourne with the lockdown blues? PETA shares the best takeaway and delivery joints that’ll help you indulge in kind, socially responsible and delicious lockdown food.... Read more

20th August 2020 | Eativity editors

The home kitchen makes a comeback

Honey, I shrunk the kitchen: in-home kitchens were on the chopping block for a while, but since lockdowns have kicked in (and dragged on), it seems they’re back on the menu.... Read more

19th August 2020 | Eativity editors

WWOOF your way to a new path in life

Want to see more of Australia, learn about organic farming practices and gain new skills? You might want to try WWOOFing, a global movement that links volunteers with organic farme... Read more

18th August 2020 | Eativity editors

Putting humane food on the menu

The RSPCA wants you to know that eating humanely is possible – and that it does make a difference. Here’s how you can choose wisely and help support higher welfare farmers.... Read more

15th August 2020 | Eativity editors

Home comforts: the new way to dine out

It’s been a tough year for the food industry. But we Aussies love to support local, and so have been quick to embrace new offerings that bring the dining out experience home.... Read more

14th August 2020 | Eativity editors

The goods: products to boost wellbeing

Want to feel good? Of course you do! We’re all more focused on physical and mental health these days, so here’s our pick of latest and greatest new feelgood products.... Read more

13th August 2020 | Eativity editors

MasterChef Mandy Hall’s waste-busters

There are loads of ways to waste less food. Even those vegie scraps you always throw away, thinking they’re not edible, can be used to make some surprisingly delicious things.... Read more

12th August 2020 | Eativity editors

Choose local this Aussie Artisan Week

Leading Australian butter producer Pepe Saya has banded together with fellow food artisans to encourage all Australians to support and purchase Australian-made products.... Read more

8th August 2020 | Alison Turner

Leading the war against food waste

The fight against food waste is going mainstream. Everyone from social entrepreneurs to MasterChef stars are stepping up to help us cut down on how much food we throw away.... Read more

5th August 2020 | Alison Turner

Changing lives – one bar at a time

How one woman’s struggle with dietary issues has led her to create a simple snacking solution for thousands of Aussies who would otherwise be suffering in silence.... Read more

31st July 2020 | Eativity editors

Seafood, strawberries and sunshine

Queenslanders looking for a foodie adventure this August should head to the Sunshine Coast for a deliciously daredevil and decadent seafood or strawberry jetski safari.... Read more

29th July 2020 | Eativity editors

From spoiled to soil: composting 101

You might not think twice about tossing vegie scraps into the bin, but food waste contributes to global warming more than you may realise. Luckily, there’s a solution.... Read more

28th July 2020 | Alison Turner

Campos Coffee: beans that give back

A cup of coffee can sure lift your spirits, especially on a cold Tuesday morning. But for the people behind Campos Coffee, coffee only tastes good when it’s made ethically.... Read more

23rd July 2020 | Eativity editors

Aussie icon: 75 years of MasterFoods

From humble beginnings with bread and butter pickles, curry in a can and kangaroo tail soup to its current range of herbs and spices, MasterFoods turns 75 this month.... Read more

22nd July 2020 | Eativity editors

The Sunshine Coast: a foodie’s paradise

From farm gates and food tours to freshly-caught seafood, the Sunshine Coast’s food scene is rich in its diversity. Here are six ways to make the most of it.... Read more

21st July 2020 | Eativity editors

The lamington gets a MasterChef twist

It’s National Lamington Day – a day to celebrate a classic Aussie treat. We take a look at the cake’s origins, and share a lamington-inspired recipe to sweeten your morning.... Read more

20th July 2020 | Eativity editors

Cooking for a cause with Manu Feildel

Food tastes twice as good when it’s doing good, so join the 3 Course Challenge this August and help raise funds for breast cancer research. Challenge accepted!... Read more

13th July 2020 | Eativity editors

Hey Tiger: chocolate with a conscience

Hey Tiger is a premium Australian chocolate brand that’s on a mission to bring about positive change in the cocoa industry, one delicious block at a time. Hear them roar!... Read more

9th July 2020 | Eativity editors

Pssst… hear about Truffle Confidential?

If you’ve been experimenting in the kitchen more of late, now is the perfect time to really let your culinary curiosity run wild with something extra special – truffles.... Read more

8th July 2020 | Eativity editors

Collagen: eat your way to younger skin

Collagen can help to reduce wrinkles and slow skin ageing, but it turns out that if you want to improve your skin, you need to eat collagen, not smear it on your face.... Read more

6th July 2020 | Eativity editors

On the wagon: benefits of a dry July

Dry July has kicked off in earnest, and those taking part are probably already noticing the benefits. So what can a month off the booze do for you?... Read more

3rd July 2020 | Eativity editors

Home comforts make a global impact

A new e-cookbook featuring lockdown recipes from some of the world’s top chefs is helping the hospitality industry get back on its feet. Here’s how you can get your own copy.... Read more

1st July 2020 | Eativity editors

Foodie finds: culinary delights of Orange

Did somebody say “road trip”? After months in lockdown, we’re finally free to get out and explore again. For a tasty getaway, a trip to Orange is just the ticket.... Read more

19th June 2020 | Eativity editors

The goods: products to make you happy

This week we’ve found you a gut-friendly way to start the day, a plant-based bun to make a vegan’s dreams come true, and some great news for quality coffee-lovers.... Read more

17th June 2020 | Eativity editors

Plant-based meat: a better burger

So you love a good burger, but want to cut down on your red meat consumption? We've got you covered. Check out these plant-based burgers that are good for you – and the planet.... Read more

16th June 2020 | Eativity editors

Vegetarian? You’re likely lean… and shy

We know that plant-based diets are better for us, and the planet. Now a German study has found some interesting connections between vegetarianism, body weight and personality.... Read more

Home gardening
12th June 2020 | Alison Turner

Home gardening makes a comeback

One of the upsides of a worldwide pandemic: more time at home. And what better way to spend that time than out in the backyard, getting back to nature and growing your own food?... Read more

10th June 2020 | Eativity editors

Social media & nutrition: pros & pitfalls

More than half of us are now using social media to find nutrition information, but the prevalence of online myths is making it hard for people to access the right advice.... Read more

10th June 2020 | Eativity editors

Go fish: is it time to change your tuna?

Worried about your canned tuna habit? Now there's a greener alternative. New plant-based seafood products could help to ensure that we always have plenty more fish in the sea.... Read more

1st June 2020 | Eativity editors

Sweet as: breaking news in chocolate

Did you know that Aussies eat an average of 5kg chocolate per person each year? Yep – we love the stuff. Here's the latest news for all you chocolate fans out there.... Read more

Meal delivery services worth your dime
27th May 2020 | Eativity editors

Meal delivery services worth your dime

Most of us have been trying our best to steer clear of crowded supermarkets lately, but what are you supposed to do about dinner? Easy – these local services have got you sorted.... Read more

21st May 2020 | Eativity editors

Support your local: host a #LocalNightIn

What are you doing next weekend? A new initiative aims to inspire people to dine in and support local pubs, cafes and restaurants as they work to get back on their feet.... Read more

19th May 2020 | Eativity editors

Kids in the kitchen bring learning to life

Coles and the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation are teaming up to help families and educators unable to send their children to school because of COVID-19.... Read more

18th May 2020 | Eativity editors

Losing focus? Your lunch may be to blame

If you're struggling to concentrate in the afternoons, it might not be boredom causing that poor attention span: new research says your last meal could be the culprit.... Read more

Eat your way to lower emissions
14th May 2020 | Eativity editors

Eat your way to lower emissions

Replacing half of all animal-based foods with plant-based alternatives could drastically reduce climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade, a new study claims.... Read more

Support your local: #EatAloneTogether
8th May 2020 | Eativity editors

Support your local: #EatAloneTogether

A new campaign has launched to encourage Australians to continue ordering takeaway or dine-in meals from their favourite local eateries that have been impacted by COVID-19.... Read more

28th April 2020 | Eativity editors

Alcohol-free drinks: a refreshing change

Most of us would probably like to drink less alcohol, but enjoying a few drinks with friends is a fun thing to do. So, what’s the compromise?... Read more