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Maggie’s Christmas preparation tips….

28 November, 2019

The biggest thing is organisation and preparation so it’s all a breeze. Preparation, for me, is all about making a great stuffing for the goose the night before. I also make the meringues for the pavlova ahead of time and store until I’m ready to assemble on the day. Prepare the ham by stripping the […]

What’s in Season?

28 November, 2019

There is no escaping, with Christmas now less than a month away, shops sharing their impressive displays and cheer and your calendars filling with end of year events. We take a moment to remember those in residential aged care, this may feel like a lonely time for them as they reflect on the past. Please […]

Masterclass registrations now open for Adelaide, December 2019

31 October, 2019

Our ‘Creating an Appetite for Life’ program provides an opportunity for cooks and chefs working in aged care to participate in a two-day workshop with Maggie and industry experts, who share their knowledge and ideas about how to enhance not just the food served but the whole dining experience, all while considering the economic sustainability […]

What’s in season?

31 October, 2019

How motivating are these warm days with crisp beginnings and endings? Hopefully you have had the chance to get into the garden and experience those ingredients that are now flourishing. Mulberries are rich in vitamin C, iron and B-vitamins, but most important of all they are delicious! Perfect plucked fresh from the tree and eaten […]


31 October, 2019

This month we focus on pulses. Pulses are the edible seeds from the grain legume plant which include all lentils, beans and peas. There are so many ways and benefits to incorporating pulses into your cooking some of which we list below. Cost effective Nutrient, Protein, dietary fibre rich The protein in legumes is bio […]