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Thursday 17 July 2014
Featured

the brisbane edit: q&a with sheldon hikaiti from yummbox

Ruby Mahoney
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Here at Lip, we have been super excited by the buzz around Pozible and their new hyper-local projects in Sydney and Brisbane (so far!). This week I cyber-met Sheldon Hikaiti, the founder and director of YummBox, a deliciously healthy online company that delivers lunches to busy Brisbanites. Here, Sheldon discusses her inspiration for YummBox and how her Pozible…
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Tuesday 6 May 2014
Health

is your fixation on #cleaneating and over-exercising actually an eating disorder?

Simone Murcutt
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It seems like everyone is addicted to fitness and healthy eating these days. Once labelled ‘lazy’, our society, with its fixation on health and fitness, sure has come a long way. But when is it too much? Orthorexia is the latest – yet unofficial – term for being overly obsessive with clean eating and exercising….
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Thursday 17 April 2014
Feminism News

in brief: women who eat on tubes fight back

Shannon O'Keefe
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Facebook is well known for it’s many bizarre and inappropriate pages, but a new page, developed by a man in the UK, has sparked controversy and even protests. The page in question is titled ‘Women Who Eat on Tubes,’ encouraging members to post pictures of women eating whilst on the tube and then writing derogative…
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Friday 14 February 2014
Food

a yummy substitute for maccas: sardine and fennel salad

Emma Robinson
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I hate myself a little for admitting this but there is not a day that goes by where I don’t wish I was skinnier. The feminist in me rankles at this – so many times have I had internal rants that go something like ‘I will not conform to an unattainable ideology of beauty blah…
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Friday 15 November 2013
Food

a yummy substitute for maccas: jazzed up meat and three veg (the sequel)

Emma Robinson
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The time has come again for me to praise multiculturalism and revel in the fact that you can walk down a bustling strip in any major Australian city and sample cuisine from at least 10 different countries. Not only that, but the food is usually excellent if you know where to go. Perhaps because the…
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Friday 1 November 2013
Food

a yummy substitute for maccas: easily prepared chicken soup

Emma Robinson
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When it comes to combating the common cold, does chicken soup actually have any medicinal qualities or is it made of placebo? This is a subject of much interest to me at the moment because I’ve transformed into a snot incubus. I thought the cold had finished doing the rounds in Canberra and that I…
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Monday 28 October 2013
Featured Feminism

does nigella lawson think women’s distaste for the kitchen is the fault of feminism?

Audrey K Hulm
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I was asked to write a response to this article regarding the celebrity cook, writer and journalist Nigella Lawson’s possible anti-feminist heresy a couple of days ago, but as I sat down tonight to get stuck in to it, this fresh one popped up in Google, by the one and the same Laura Cox, both…
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Tuesday 15 October 2013
Culture Food Health Life

eating healthy with HelloFresh

lip magazine
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Have you ever come home after a long day at work, and figured it would be easier to eat cheese on toast, than to cook something healthy? We’ve all been there – groceries take time, it’s too hard to think of stuff to make, and frankly, eating badly is often cheaper. Those are all pretty…
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Friday 4 October 2013
Food

a yummy substitute for maccas: aromatic rice with bacon

Emma Robinson
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‘[There is] a recent trend towards high quality meals that don’t even need a frying pan, but simply require heating.’– John Newton, 1999 ‘Cooking … is a process – a source of pleasure, a means of exercising skill – not simply a collection of ingredients or “tastes” ’– Jean Duruz, 2000 In my first year…
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Tuesday 24 September 2013
Food

a yummy substitute for maccas: lamb shanks in osso bucco sauce with anchovy gremolata

Emma Robinson
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I have a confession to make this is a bit embarrassing for a food writer: I (until recently) had never cooked Osso Bucco and had thought it to be a very complicated and laborious recipe. When I was younger it was one of my very favourite things to order when I went out to dinner….
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Friday 6 September 2013
Food

a yummy substitute for maccas: baked eggs with sausages

Emma Robinson
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Recently a good friend of mine decided to go on a paleo diet. This is a diet that mimics the eating habits of the people of paleontological times (our caveman ancestors) – meats, seafood, vegetables, fruits, and nuts. It’s a way of eating that is designed to encourage your body to burn fat rather than…
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Friday 23 August 2013
Food

a yummy substitute for maccas: lamb tagine with lemon and olives

Emma Robinson
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Last weekend I visited my soon to be in laws with my fiancé. Despite his parents being uncommonly lovely, low-maintenance people, I was a little nervous. The reason for our visit was to help them build a house out on their vineyard. We piled into the car, our ridiculous little Pomeranian, my partner and myself…
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Friday 16 August 2013
Culture Featured Food

friday foodie: breakfast, or something like it

Freya Dumas
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  I’ve written about my conflicted relationship with breakfast before: love the food, but find it difficult to eat. One thing I didn’t mention in my previous post is that I’m also quite the Western breakfast traditionalist. At home it’s usually toast, porridge, or yoghurt. Out it’s normally Eggs Benedict or French toast. I also…
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Friday 9 August 2013
Food

a yummy substitute for maccas: chickpea harira

Emma Robinson
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I used to be a very unimaginative cook because I knew I could rely on a few unoriginal ingredients – namely meat – to satiate the people I was feeding. Pasta sauce a bit boring? Add some bacon, because everyone likes bacon. Or, say you have people coming around to dinner, what is guaranteed to…
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