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Get the Sunday Star paper today (Jan 13) for your 25% discount coupon on these cookbooks. Look for it in StarLifestyle. Baking All Year Round Author: Rosanna PansinoPublisher: Atria BooksPrice: RM145.90 YouTube has been incredibly kind to Rosanna Pansino, who runs the Nerdy Mummies cooking series, one of the most popular baking shows on the
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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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There is no compelling evidence to indicate important health benefits of non-sugar sweeteners, and potential harms cannot be ruled out, suggests a review of published studies in The BMJ on Jan 2, 2019. Growing concerns about health and quality of life have encouraged many people to adopt healthier lifestyles and avoid foods rich in sugars,
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Just based on looks, Passione is an instant head-turner. Incongruously positioned amid a slew of cafes and Chinese restaurants in the thriving Sri Petaling, Kuala Lumpur area, the eatery is incredibly pretty and occupies a sprawling two-floor space that feels conversely cavernous as well as cosy, with gorgeous light fixtures, pockets of foliage and picture
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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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Fill your cookie jars with home-made cookies to share with family and friends this Chinese New Year. TASTY GOLDEN COOKIES 3 salted eggs115g butter100g castor sugar200g plain flour25g quick-cook organic oats1 tbsp milk powder1 egg white, for glazingsome rolled oats, for topping Steam salted eggs for about 15 minutes. Remove the egg yolks and mash
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Growing up, siblings Anusha and Dharran Kandaiah were the lucky recipients of their mother Magasvary Rasiah’s delicious home-cooking. “My mum is very passionate about cooking and she really makes amazing food,” gushes Anusha. It had been a long-held dream of Magasvary’s to enrol in culinary school and open her own restaurant but as her parents
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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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I’ve been a coffee drinker for, like, it seems forever. In my Facebook feed, there are plenty of articles about how good coffee is for your health. Then again, there are conflicting articles that say coffee is not that great for your health. I’m seriously confused. Is it good or bad? Well, there is no
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Although the ubiquitous roast turkey is most synonymous with Christmas, in reality, there is a multitude of festive food traditions around the world. Here, six foreign chefs with restaurants in Kuala Lumpur reveal what they typically eat for Christmas. Lioce learnt how to make traditional Italian Christmas cookies from his mother. Photo: The Star/Samuel Ong
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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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Wherever you are in the world, the end of the year, particularly the month of December, is a time for reflection, celebration and indulgence. Everywhere you look, stores and streets will be lit up in colourful lights and decked out in decorations befitting the festive season – scenes that will put you in the mood
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These sweet little glutinous rice flour dumplings make a delicious festive dessert. GLUTINOUS RICE BALLS WITH RED BEAN PASTE 250ml water50g castor sugarSome pandan leaves150g glutinous rice flour125g potato starch FillingAdequate red bean paste (store-bought) Bring water, sugar and pandan leaves to a quick rolling boil for 2 minutes. Remove saucepot from the heat and
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