All in Lifestyle
Eating food has become such an automatic response that we’ve forgotten why it’s there in the first place – to nourish us, to give us energy, to keep us healthy. But with chemical-coated ‘food’ continuing to dominate fridges and pantries, Cyndi O’Meara has ramped up her quest to educate the masses.
Eight years ago, while working at the ABC in Sydney, Lee Holmes suddenly fell ill and couldn’t figure out what was wrong. Her hair was falling out, her skin crawled with hives and she dropped from a healthy 58kgs to 40kgs in just six weeks. Little did she know, it was all related to her gut-health.
Creating modern-day heirlooms is at the forefront of Holly Ryan’s mind, not only because of the sentimental value of her jewellery and sculptures, allowing her designs to transcend time, but also to maximise the sustainable and ethical ethos, which is at her very core.
Shannon Bennett pays homage to classical fine dining in a modern context, having altered his approach in the kitchen from heavy European influence, to more of a celebration of what’s on our doorstep. As MasterChef’s 10th season draws to a close, we chat to the esteemed chef mentoring the contestants to crowning glory.
There is no question about it, Katherine Sabbath leads a technicolour life. Having whipped up a sweet signature style bursting with colour, flavour and personality, the vibrant home baker has become a master of her craft, and she’s here to spill the (jelly) beans.
Colin Fassnidge knows a thing or two about drumsticks – and I’m not talking about the poultry kind. The Dublin-born celebrity chef, known for his bold take on nose-to-tail cooking, also has a penchant for drumming, to the extent he almost made a name for himself as a musician instead.
Having entered the real estate photography market in the era of film, Brad Filliponi has not only seen the industry grow into the digital age, he and his business partner Mel Myers are driving the next generation with an innovative concept gaining worldwide traction.
Having a disability, doesn’t mean you can’t squeeze the best out of life – just ask 27-year-old Sarah Fitzpatrick, who is a shining example that all you need is to find your bearings. Enter Compass Institute, the local charity empowering young people to live the life they’re not only capable of, but one they deserve.
Having become a delicious drawcard for tourists and a highlight on the national events calendar, Alesha Gooderham has quite a task on her hands; curating the 15th annual Noosa Food and Wine Festival.
Peter Kuruvita began his love affair with food in the traditional kitchen of his ancestral home in Colombo, Sri Lanka; so it is fitting that after three decades, the award-winning chef and restaurateur returned to his roots through cookbooks, television series and culinary tours.
Caught in a whirlwind of fad diets and quick fixes, only to find they were doing more damage to their bodies and self esteem, Emma and Carla Papas knew there had to be a better way – a healthier and more joyous journey through food.
The tables are set, music is blaring and from the depths of the kitchen, and Matt Sinclair gives a wave, signalling he’ll be out in a minute. The smile on his face says it all, Matt has found his happy place.
The artform of watercolour is saturating the design industry, adorning clothing and footwear, homewares and textiles, even wallpaper, stationery and accessories. At the centre of it all is Cass Deller, whose bespoke designs are proof that it’s never too late to change careers.
For over two decades, Dui Cameron has been injecting colour into women’s wardrobes through her fashion label Boom Shankar, which started as a humble market stall and has grown into an internationally-renowned business.