Check out these great products in shops and supermarkets
Enjoy Chicago-style bagels at home with ABE’S Bagels, $4.95 for a pack of four. Steam-baked for a chewy, dense texture, serve bagels lightly toasted with spreads and fillings. Available in a variety of flavours, including sesame seeds and multigrain, find them in the bread aisle at Woolworths.
Dressed to impress
Keep a bottle of Kewpie Roasted Sesame Salad Dressing, $5.49, in your pantry for last-minute dinners. The creamy texture and nutty flavour are perfect with cold noodle salads, as a glaze for barbecued meats or as a dipping sauce for grilled vegetables. Find it at Coles and Woolworths.
Obento Cooking Sake, $3.47, is a rice-based cooking wine and a must-have for cooking authentic Japanese dishes, such as teriyaki. Similar to mirin, use it in marinades to enhance the flavour of meat and vegetables, or add it to sauces. Find it in the Asian cooking aisle at the supermarket.
The iconic Ferrero Rocher has gone supersize with a larger-than-life version of itself. The Grand Ferrero Rocher, $18, combines milk chocolate with finely roasted hazelnut pieces crafted into a chocolate shell. Crack it open to reveal a surprise of individual Ferrero Rocher inside. Find them at supermarkets.
Enjoy a little taste of Tassie with the gourmet range of natural and Greek-style yoghurts created at Tamar Valley Dairy. The dairy sources 100 per cent of its milk from a selection of farms across Tasmania to make pure, simple and delicious yoghurts. Available from Coles and Woolworths.
Wrap me happy
Helga’s Traditional White Wraps, $5 for eight, contain no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives, and have less sodium than other leading brands. For a quick quesadilla, arrange barbecue chicken, corn, capsicum and cheese on half a wrap, fold over to enclose and cook in a sandwich press. Find them at supermarkets.
The coffee shop comes to you with Gloria Jean’s Smooth Classic Blend Ground Coffee, $8.80 for 200g. Made from 100 per cent medium-roasted arabic beans, one cup will give you the kick you need to start the day. Available from Woolworths, it’s also comes in a one kilogram bag.
Pauls Zymil lactose-free milks are ideal for those who can’t stomach lactose and are looking for a product with the same taste as regular milk. Available in fresh and long-life milk, custard, cream and natural yoghurt, turn to page 16 for some fresh recipe ideas. Find them at supermarkets.
The hunt is on
With a giant milk chocolate bunny and 12 chocolate eggs in each Easter Hunt Bag, there’s everything you need to hide in your backyard. Free from artificial colours and preservatives, the bag is only $7, making it affordable to share with family and friends. Find it at Coles.