MasterChef Australia Season 9 Episode 14 Recap: Maple Syrup Creates Confusion

The MasterChef Australia season 9 episode 14 had contestants facing the first Relay Team Challenge of the season. For the Relay Team Challenge, the contestants were divided into four teams. Diana Chan, Benjamin Bullock, Tamara Graffen, and Benita Orwell volunteered for the Red, Yellow, Blue, and Green Team respectively. The volunteers got to decide on…


The Top 10 Most Caffeinated Energy Drinks of 2017

Caffeine acts as a stimulant. It improves focus and concentration. However, ingesting too much caffeine can lead to nervousness, irritability, increased heart rate, and an upset stomach. Tea, coffee, chocolates, and energy drinks are some foods that contain caffeine. Nowadays, many people depend on the most caffeinated energy drinks for a boost of energy pre-…


Can You Eat Peach Skin? The Health Benefits and Easy Recipes

Who doesn’t love peaches? They are a great snacking option. The soft, delectable, and juicy fruit can be eaten whole or added to recipes. The fruit somewhat resembles an apple except for the skin texture. Can you eat peach skin? Peach skin is hairy and disliked by many. But, is it safe to eat peach…


Is Eloise Praino the Strongest Contestant in MasterChef Australia Season 9?

Eloise Praino won the first Immunity Pin of the season and has emerged as the strongest contestant of MasterChef Australia this season. Praino won the waffle challenge against Sarah Tiong and Sam Goodwin. The Invention Test winner then proceeded to the Immunity Challenge where she had to cook against chef Charlie Carrington of Atlas Dining…



Does Green Tea Make You Poop?

Many fibrous foods like fruits and leafy vegetables act as laxatives. Laxatives can be foods or drugs that make you poop easily and regulate your bowel movements. You might have experienced a laxative effect on consuming coffee. Another most preferred drink is green tea. Is green tea a laxative or does green tea make you…




Cider Vinegar vs. Apple Cider Vinegar: What Makes Them Different?

Apple cider vinegar and cider vinegar have been used for medicinal purposes, beauty and skincare, as well as cooking and cleaning. They are used in salad dressings, vinaigrette dressings, marinade, and as a food preservative. But is cider vinegar the same as apple cider vinegar (ACV)? What are the cider vinegar vs. apple cider vinegar…


MasterChef Australia Season 9: Ray Wins Mystery Box but Loses Invention Test

MasterChef Australia Season 9 Episode 11 saw Ben Shewry as the guest judge for the Mystery Box and Invention Test challenge. The top five contestants of the Mystery Box challenge included Jess Butler, Tamara Graffen, Trent Devincenzo, Nicole Stevenson, and Ray Silva. Although Silva won the Mystery Box challenge, he ranked in the bottom three in…


How to Tell If a Peach Is Ripe to Eat and the Best Way to Ripen Them

Peaches belong to the genus Prunus which includes almonds, cherries, apricots, and plums in the rose family. Since peaches have a short shelf life, you should consume as soon as they are ripe. But, how to tell if a peach is ripe? Peaches are most flavorful when they ripen on the tree. They are typically…