Cooking With Stevia: Chef Jared Ingersoll’s Stevia Breakfast
One of Australia’s leading chefs, Jared Ingersoll puts the spotlight on a sweet little herb called stevia with these delicious breakfast recipes. Otherwise known as the “sweet leaf”, stevia is a plant native to South America that’s been cultivated by indigenous cultures for hundreds of years.
Sweet on Stevia: Chef Jared Ingersoll Serves Up Sugar Alternative
The most important thing to remember about stevia, says chef Jared Ingersol, is that it’s not sugar. Despite the fact this super-sweet natural product is being billed as a natural, zero-calorie sugar alternative, it actually has a character of its own.“Stevia has a really quite complex flavour profile,” explained Jared, who’s been using stevia since his days as head chef and owner at Dank Street Depot. “You get the sweetness, but you’ve also got liquorice notes, and citrus, and certain astringency.
Eating Low and Slow: Dietitian Zoe Wilson’s Tips for Healthy Living
It’s Australia’s fastest growing chronic disease, diagnosed in approximately 100,000 Aussies each year. Diabetes is essentially a condition where the pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin, or insulin doesn’t work effectively in the body. To mark National Diabetes Week we spoke with accredited practicing dietitian Zoe Wilson about her tips on staying healthy. Eat and Exercise Zoe believes the most important thing is to be physically active. “If you’re active every day it’s going to help