Sunday, 9 August 2015
A NEW app, available in the US for now, allows diners to skip to the front of the line for immediate seating in exchange for a charitable donation. Any chance to support a charitable cause is welcome and in the States, restaurants aren’t hiding...
LONELY Planet has announced plans to expand their travel-related food coverage with the release of a new cookbook series that aims to transport readers around the world via their taste buds.
For the series, dubbed “From the Source”, Lonely...
Sunday, 2 August 2015
IT BEGAN as a charitable way to offer strangers in need a coffee – but in a fresh take on the scheme, hundreds of ice-cream parlours in Italy are now allowing customers to ‘‘bank’’ a gelato for people who can’t afford their own.
The idea, dubbed “...
RESEARCHERS with the University of California at Berkeley have put 3D printing technology to the test by building electronic components into a milk carton cap that can detect signs of spoilage.
As polymers, the main building material in 3D...
Sunday, 26 July 2015
DETOX juice is the latest trend for health nuts. Endorsed by celebrities and health nuts around the world, the juice cleanse has become the latest trend in today’s era of fitness and organic eating. What exactly does it entail? The idea is to...
Sunday, 19 July 2015
LESS than 15 per cent of US adults eat enough fruits daily to meet federal recommendations, but the numbers are even worse in some states, dipping as low as 7.5 per cent in Tennessee, according to a new study.Even fewer adults eat enough...
Sunday, 12 July 2015
ITALY has its pasta, Japan its sushi and England its fish and chips. But perhaps no dish is more ubiquitous or beloved in Malaysia as nasi lemak, rice cooked with coconut milk and served with fried anchovies, roasted peanuts, a boiled egg, sliced...
AN ADDITIONAL US$160 ($216) per year for each person living in extreme poverty will end chronic hunger over the next 15 years period, said a UN report.
Eradicating world hunger sustainably by 2030 will require an estimated additional 267 billion...
Sunday, 5 July 2015
EUROPEAN food safety officials found there was no need to widen buffer zones around genetically modified (GM) crops even though research shows that pollen from GM maize, which can travel kilometres further than previously thought.
The buffer zones...
Sunday, 21 June 2015
CONSUMERS may struggle to understand food nutrition panels that include “added sugars”, a study suggests, illustrating the challenge ahead as US health officials consider putting this detail on food labels to nudge Americans to cut back on sweets...
Sunday, 14 June 2015
EGGS are highly nutritious and commonly available food. Yet, surprisingly, not everyone is aware that there are many ways to cook it, aside from the usual ways of boiling or frying it. Among them is 11-year-old Daniella Rungai, an Orang Asli girl...
Sunday, 31 May 2015
WHOLISTICA Clinic’s story began with the vision of giving Brunei a space for wellness that went beyond addressing and treating physical ailments.
The woman behind the practice is Dr Jo Jaafar.
Since graduating in 1999, Dr Jo has seen many...
Sunday, 17 May 2015
ABOARD an open-top London bus circling Britain’s parliament, chef Jamie Oliver (pic) is educating children about healthy eating, and revealing plans to take his campaign to the home of the gourmets.
“The most dangerous thing for our communities is...
Sunday, 10 May 2015
THESE days, South Korean farmers are happy over the surge in the wholesale price of local potatoes as the demand for the country’s popular snack “honey butter chips” continued to rise since it was released in August last year.
The sales of “honey...
Sunday, 3 May 2015
ANOTHER Cafe – much to its namesake – may strike followers of the booming boutique cafe scene in Brunei as one more new place that’s set up shop.
On the contrary, what sets it apart from so much of its competition is first, its brew and second,...
Sunday, 19 April 2015
FEMALES always make room for cake. Knowing and personally being able to relate to this, Jo Lin and Chee Lin Wong decided that it was time Brunei discovered how a good cup of coffee could be the perfect complement to a decadent slice of cake.
Sunday, 12 April 2015
HEATED online debate has been triggered over the relationship between hamburgers and rou jia mo, a Chinese snack that has been described as “the world’s first hamburger".
Rou jia mo, which translates as “meat placed between bun”, has a similar...
Sunday, 5 April 2015
YAMAGATA Prefecture has launched a project to shift its cherry production toward the large varieties popular overseas and thereby increase sales of Yamagata cherries in the international market.
The endeavour has been dubbed the “world No 1 in...
Sunday, 29 March 2015
TWENTY-YEAR-OLD José Aloysius Canoy, born an autistic child, stopped attending traditional school when he was in Grade 5. His family no longer saw the need to put him in a place where he was expected to master topics that would be of no use to him...
Sunday, 22 March 2015
SALT and sugar are consumed every day without much notice. We only realise when they are lacking. Researchers now have new health data on the two seasoning ingredients.
New guidelines from the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommend people of...