Kefir – Should You Be Trying it?

Kefir – Should You Be Trying it?

Fermented foods are all the go at the moment. They’ve been around for centuries but only recently have they been recognised for their health-giving and health-promoting qualities. The latest, following on from sauerkraut, kimchee and kombucha is kefir. So what is it...
Are syrups better for you than sugar?

Are syrups better for you than sugar?

I’m often asked: is it worth swapping from sugar to an alternative sweet syrup such as honey or agave? The syrups are often pricier than sugar – think of maple syrup or agave or barley malt syrup at $9 or more for a slim 250ml bottle so do they deserve a place...