CHRISTMAS COOKBOOK SPECIAL
Our special stand-alone Christmas Cookbook is packed with festive recipe suggestions, from the traditional – make-ahead mains, six of the best stuffings, four ways with shortbread, yuletide cherries – to gluten-free feasting options, vol-au-vents, divine desserts, plus festive cocktails and our favourite champagnes.
COVER STORY: KATE WINSLET
Never afraid to walk her own path, Kate Winslet is the epitome of confidence, beauty and talent. The candid actor chats to MiNDFOOD about family, personal upheavals and her latest transformation.
HEALTH: TECHNOLOGY’S A PAIN IN THE NECK
The next time you message a friend on your phone or crane your neck to look at your computer screen while at work, spare a thought for your posture – it might just save you from a lifetime of agonising health issues.
COMMUNITY: GIVE A LITTLE, GAIN A LOT
We all like the feeling we get when we give someone a present or help a friend in need, but research shows the benefits of generosity extend far beyond a dose of the warm fuzzies.
SMART EATING: BEST FOR BRAIN
Promising research shows the risk of neurodegenerative diseases may be lowered through making lifestyle changes.
TRAVEL: CHIANG MAI CREATIVE
Travel some 700 kilometres from Bangkok and discover a colourful new world in Chiang Mai – a creative paradise that’s pulling artists to its hub in celebration of contemporary and traditional Thai art.
PSYCHOLOGY: KEEPING INTIMACY ALIVE
It’s only natural that the spark goes out of the bedroom at some stage. But rather than signalling the death knell for couples, flagging libidos may actually pave the way to closer relationships.
BEAUTY: FRIEND OF FAUX?
More and more Antipodeans are being lured online to buy cheap beauty products. Doing so, say experts, could open you to counterfeiters – and put your health at risk.
MiNDFOOD December 2015 issue, on sale November 2 in New Zealand and November 5 in Australia.