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New Year’s day marked the first time I consciously began a year as a vegan. My daughter had entered the popular Veganuary Challenge and that meant we all had to eat vegan for the month of January. I did not mind it much, especially as wine is considered vegan, though I can see myself over
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Chickpeas, cashew nuts and ”magic dust”. Those are some of the must-have staples beginner vegans should always have on hand, according to the duo behind Bosh! who run the largest plant-based recipe channel on Facebook. Just a few years ago, veganism was seen by many as a fringe dietary lifestyle. But the environmental, health –
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After months of planning, this past weekend saw Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, representing Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, launch the new national food bank strategy in Penang. For a newly formed Government, this is an amazingly speedy development, and shows a real commitment to food redistribution and sustainability in Malaysia. Time will tell
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Although this piece focuses on Christmas feasts, much of it also applies to other feasts as well. This is because feasting practices, especially in modern times, tend to have a lot in common, apart from perhaps the drinks – but more on that later. If one analyses a Christmas feast, the main components making up
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In 1868, Edmund McIlhenny created a spicy sauce from simple ingredients: heirloom tabasco peppers, salt and vinegar. He made it on Avery Island in Louisiana, USA, for his family and friends to enliven the flavours in foods. The iconic red-capped bottle with the diamond label is enjoyed by Tabasco Sauce lovers in more than 196 countries
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Everybody loves a unicorn. Food December 18, 2018 Food, Food News By AGENCY Related Articles Can you guess the most popular cuisines in the US? Google has released the top-trending searches of 2018, an annual report that captures the Zeitgeist of the last 12 months. When it
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In 2019, families will be baking their own bread and smearing it with batches of homemade jam. More and more health and climate-conscious consumers will adopt a mash-up “pegan” diet, and dinner tables will be lined with foil pack dinners. Those are some of the food trends predicted to gain momentum in 2019 based on
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It’s that letter “K” again. From K-pop to K-beauty, there are also the flavours of the K-food that the Land of the Morning Calm wants to bring to the global stage. In fact, South Korea’s No.1 food manufacturer, CJ Cheiljedang (CJ), obtained halal certification from Jakim three years ago for 46 products such as rice,
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Thousands of Indonesians lined up to get their mug of Java in the hopes of keeping alive a coffee tradition that dates back to Dutch colonial times. “Everyone get your cup ready!” yelled an announcer to some 4,000 locals and visitors who sipped Kawa Daun coffee at a recent festival in Batusangkar on Sumatra island.
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Everyone deserves a second chance in life, says Tengku Puan Pahang Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah Sultan Iskandar. Even those in prison, she believes. Speaking at the launch of the Beauty Behind The Wall programme at Bentong Prison in Pahang, Tunku Azizah reminded everyone of their social responsibility to ensure that all prison inmates –
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One of my favourite activities is helping my son-in-law with his cattle. This time of year as the cold weather sets in, he moves them from a far pasture to one closer to the barn. Then when the snow begins to fly, he supplements their grass diet with extra calories and protein from hay and
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Thailand has a new two Michelin-starred restaurant and has expanded its one-starred club with the addition of 10 new establishments in the latest edition of the Michelin guide. For the 2019 edition of the Michelin guide for Thailand, inspectors expanded their coverage beyond the capital to two Southern regions – Phuket and Phang-Nga. In the
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Nutella pancake. Food November 22, 2018 Food, Food News By AGENCY Hark, New Yorkers! Ferrero brings good tidings to Nutella fans in the city, with the grand opening of its first permanent cafe in NYC. After first announcing the news this summer, maker of the famous chocolate hazelnut spread Ferrero has opened the doors to
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From time immemorial, Indian women have been making their own spice mixes, the basis for delicious meals like chicken curry, mutton varuval, vegetable curry, dhal, briyani and so much more. Back in the day, it was common practice for women in the household to buy, clean, roast and assemble a concoction of spices to send
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Those claims that cold-brew coffee will cause less heartburn and is healthier than hot brew? They may be exaggerated. Two overly-caffeinated researchers from Jefferson University (the merged Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University) in the United States decided to put the claims to the test and investigate the acidity and antioxidant activity of cold-brew coffee.
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