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  • How have Aussies’ cooking habits changed in lockdown?
  • How have Aussies’ cooking habits changed in lockdown?
    Tima Miroshnichenko (2020) ©

What do Australians want from their kitchens?

The shift to remote working has caused many Australians to rethink their approach to food, affecting not only what they eat, but how and where they prepare it. How can brands accommodate time-pressed workers who want to cook? And how might kitchens evolve in response to the new WFH norm?

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When COVID-19 restrictions came into effect in March 2020, Madeline Lucas had mixed feelings about being cooped up at home. As a community manager at business leader training firm Small Giants, her work is heavily reliant on interpersonal communication. “I miss the people so much. So much. We are all really close at our office,” she told ABC News. Yet while there’s a limit to how much teamwork and camaraderie can be shared over constant Zoom meetings, she admitted that “not commuting anymore is actually heaven,” citing the advantages of “getting to cook your lunch when you feel like ...



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