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Spiced Granny Smith, yoghurt and brown sugar cake

Method Preheat oven to 150°C Grate the apples and quickly place in a bowl with the lemon juice. Mix well to combine and set aside. In a small mixing bowl, using your fingers, combine the brown sugar, spice mixture and ...

Spiced Granny Smith

yoghurt & brown sugar cake This super-fast, super-tasty meal is perfect when you’re feeling a little down or, let’s be honest, a bit hungover, as it’s full of the good stuff. Flavouring the noodles with a dressing is genius, and ...

Five ways to stay healthy this winter

It may be cold outside, but winter needn’t be the unhealthiest time of year for you and your family. Here are five ways to make sure that, even when your body is telling you to hibernate, you can keep healthy ...

Carnaval – Rio de Janeiro

extravaganza for color, sound, action, and exuberance is just one simple way of explaining the Carnaval in Rio. A carefully staged showpiece, where spectators can watch the parades of competing samba dancers from a purpose-built stadium. The Sambódromo, this long ...

Amazon River

eing the second largest river at approximately 6,400 km which is just slightly shorter than the Nile, you will be thoroughly impressed when visiting the Amazon. The Amazon Basin is covered by half of the planet’s remaining rainforests where jungle ...

Iguaçu Falls

guaçu Falls is located at the point where Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina meet, where it drops spectacularly in a semicircle of 247 waterfalls which thunder down into the gorge below. The force of the water here is so strong because ...

BrazilTravel Destination

By: Maha Mourad winter is here, some of you might want to be getting away from the cold. Maybe to Brazil? Where you can spend your winter in summer – lovely beaches, longer daylight…what more could you ask for? I’ll ...

Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave

Mary North is dedicated patriot, and when war is declared she makes the informed decision to forego school and instead sign up at the War Office and offer her services to the country. On the other hand, Tom Shaw decides ...

Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld

After spending quite a bit of time in New York City, Liz and Jane head back home to live with their mother and father in Cincinnati which is a far cry from the big city life. Both Liz and Jane ...

Fiction to dive into this month

Our Tiny Useless Hearts by Toni Jordan This story rotates around the fragility of relationships between husband and wife, neighbours, and siblings. Henry has decided to end his marriage to his wife Caroline and live with Mercedes, who is a ...