Food

Sunday, 21 February 2010

Sarawakian fish a hit in KL

2010-02-21 MANY would raise more than an eyebrow when told that the usual selling price for an Empurau fish is about RM700 ($290) per kilogramme but for fish lovers, the price may well be worth it as explained by Pandan Lake Seafood Village owner James Wong...

Health: know your fats

2010-02-21 IN THE last 20 years, one type of fat in particular has been portrayed as being especially bad for us: saturated. We are submitted to a barrage of advice: "saturated fats are killing us"; "eat low-fat spread"; "trim off all...

Sunday, 14 February 2010

The Apartment makes Jakarta's diner feel at home

2010-02-14 THERE is a restaurant in Jakarta that promises patrons they're going to feel at home and things look promising when a pyjama-wearing waiter asks if you'd like to dine in the bedroom.The Apartment, in South Jakarta's Kuningan district, has diners at...

Interactive NYC tour themed on 'Top Chef' show

2010-02-14 WHY take a walking tour inspired by a cable series you've never seen?If the series is Bravo's "Top Chef", then the tour will be about cooking and food. And that's something most people can relate to."It's a great concept, going around...

No cooking break on CNY

2010-02-14 CHINESE New Year (CNY) is a time of getting together with families, when everyone from near and far goes home for the all-important reunion dinner with family members.While the Chinese community are all celebrating in our respective hometowns, there...

Sunday, 7 February 2010

Frechon interprets, refines French classics

2010-02-07 FEWER than 100 restaurants in the world have three Michelin stars, among the culinary world's highest honours. Hotel Le Bristol Paris where Eric Frechon is the head chef is one of them.The distinction is one of many accolades for Frechon, who was...

From engineer to restaurateur

2010-02-07 WHEN Mohd Zuhri Abdullah was studying in Britain back in the early 1980s, there was little indication that he will be back one day as a businessman with two restaurants to his name. Cooking was just not one of his strong points.A chemical engineer...

Oman's culinary experience

2010-02-07 FOOD mirrors a culture. Arabic food is a reflection of the Arab country's history and their people's customs, religion and ways of life. It is said Arabic cuisine was evolved from tent cookery and later incorporated other culinary influences. With...

Sunday, 31 January 2010

Oysters — the Tudor version of popcorn

2010-01-31 ELIZABETHAN theatre-goers chomped on an exotic array of foods while enjoying the latest plays of the day, new evidence found at the sites of Shakespearean playhouses in London suggests.Archaeologists say choice Tudor snacks included oysters by the...

Time to change our lifestyle

2010-01-31 CANCER is the number one killer in Brunei Darussalam and government officers at Ministry of Health are concerned as to why this deadly disease is on the rise in the Sultanate and how to combat this modern disease which has become a top priority in...

Sunday, 24 January 2010

Gas stoves show small effect on kids' lung function

2010-01-24 WHILE some studies have implicated gas appliances in children's risk of respiratory ills, a new report suggests that gas cooking stoves may have only a small effect on most children's lung function.Studies over the years have come to conflicting...

Scottish fish and chip shop named best in UK

2010-01-24 A NORTH LANARKSHIRE chippy on Thursday scooped the title of best fish and chip shop in the United Kingdom, beating off competition from thousands of rivals.Atlantic Fast Food in Coatbridge was awarded the accolade in the annual competition organised...

D' Aprils Café comes up with new dishes

2010-01-24 D' APRILS CAFE{aac} is now coming to provide the diners with more menus which the new invention is derived from the trial and error home made recipe is made by its owner, Hadi Embran.As for now, more than 50 new approached dishes are already...

Schwartz sees Olympic shine on food

2010-01-24 LETICIA MOREINOS SCHWARTZ hopes that when Rio de Janeiro hosts the summer Olympics Games in 2016 it will shine the spotlight on Brazilian food.The classically-trained chef will share her knowledge of Brazilian dishes like croquette de carne or meat...

Sunday, 17 January 2010

Art of making half-boiled eggs

2010-01-17 WHEN it comes to cooking the perfect soft-boiled egg, there are different methods for different folks. But all agree it is a question of timing.As a child, I never had any fondness for soft-boiled eggs and I really had issues with the runny yolk.I...

Indian food: Love at first bite

2010-01-17 INDIAN food is having its "Slumdog Millionaire" moment. Supermarket shelves in America are lined with chutneys, pickles and sauces and all manner of boxed heat-and-serve Indian meals. The quality and number of Indian restaurants has...

New York to cut back on salt

2010-01-17 NEW YORK city is pushing restaurants and food packagers to cut back on the use of salt as part of a national health campaign aimed at reducing premature deaths from high blood pressure.The city's health department set a goal of reducing salt...

Sunday, 10 January 2010

More fruit, fewer calories urged for school lunches

2010-01-10 CHILDREN in the United States should get more fruits, vegetables and whole grains in their school meals even though this will push up costs, and calories should be limited, a panel recommended to the federal government recently.As obesity among...

Forget 'fad' diets, eat less, say experts

2010-01-10 NOW that you're discovering all the extra flab from the New Year food binge, you're casting around for the latest diet to lose it all in time for summer. But take care before you choose.The British Dietetic Association (BDA) said this week that...

Are nanoparticles safe for food, packaging?

2010-01-10 A GLOBAL scarcity of scientific research on using nanotechnology in foods means food safety authorities are unable to properly regulate products that may be beneficial or harmful, a British science panel said on Friday.The science and technology...

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