August 2011

Chanel’s Manchester Fashion Show Draws Celebrities and Protesters

French luxury label Chanel took its annual Metiers d'Art runway show to a rainy northern England street late Thursday where an international fashion crowd viewed a special collection highlighting the brand's craftwork....


Incredible edibles

This week, Laura Venuto chats to Mat Pember from The Little Veggie Patch Co about his new book and asks him to reveal the secrets of growing your own food – no matter the size of your backyard. Plus, don’t miss the recipe for homemade tomato sugo.

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Day two at New Zealand Fashion Week 2011

As NZFW 2011 enters its second day, Milly Nolan brings you the latest trends in fashion, hair and makeup emerging on the catwalk. MiNDFOOD reports.

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Cycle Your Way to Cellulite Loss

If losing up to 30 centimetres from your lower body in just four weeks without the need for surgery sounds too good to be true, think again. Hypoxi promises exactly that. Here, Lizzy Wood puts it to the test.

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The secret to straightness

These days, having your hair permanently straightened doesn’t need to involve heavy chemicals. MiNDFOOD reports.

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Day one at New Zealand Fashion Week 2011

As Sabatini kicks off New Zealand Fashion Week with a champagne breakfast, Milly Nolan is there to bring you the latest trends emerging on the runway. MiNDFOOD reports.

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Dangerous dumplings

This week, Laura Venuto discovers that the safe consumption of soup dumpling lies in mastering the perfect technique.

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The Daily Bite, August 2011

This month, Helen Mirren proves it is possible to be sexy at sixty, taking out the LA Fitness Body of the Year award. MiNDFOOD reports.

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Switch off for a longer life

The latest research indicates just one hour of TV can have a worse effect on your life expectancy than smoking, but just how do you go about kicking the habit?

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Five minutes with: Marion Grasby

A year after taking part in series two of Australian MasterChef, Marion Grasby has launched her own recipe book. She tells us what life is like after the hit TV show, and shares with us her favourite recipe.

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Top Winter Spices

Spice purveyor Ali Ahmad of Valleyview Continental Groceries and Spices in Bankstown shares with us his favourite winter spice mixes to give meals an exotic twist during the chilly weeks ahead.

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Not just a blank canvas

Inspired by the Saatchi Gallery in Adelaide, contemporary art no longer sits uncomfortably with me. MiNDFOOD reports.

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