Food

Sunday, 1 November 2009

Read label before you buy

2009-11-01 WHEN you buy packaged food, it is important to always read the label. Even though the package may say "healthy", "all natural", "low fat" or any other statements implying that the product is healthy, it may still be...

Upping fibre intake could help defeat belly fat

2009-11-01 EATING just a little bit more fibre could have a big impact in trimming the waistlines of America's young people, new research shows.Latino adolescents and teens who increased their fiber intake over a two-year period had significant decreases in...

Junk food can hook bingers like heroin

2009-11-01 A DIET of junk food is almost as addictive as taking a drug like heroin, warn scientists.Researchers found that regularly eating doughnuts, burgers and chocolate cakes can become a substitute for happiness. And as years pass, a diet rich in these...

Spicing up your taste

2009-11-01 WHEN you are asked to think of a hot and spicy food, the first image that comes to mind is usually none other than curry, a popular Indian dish that is savoured by the world. The components of Indian cuisine revolve around health-promoting herbs,...

Sunday, 25 October 2009

Seafood prepared to your delight

2009-10-25 BACK by popular demand is the Nelayan Nite at Rizqun Coffee House, from now till October 31, except for weekends, at $25 for adults and $12.50 for children.This semi-a la carte buffet combines over 180 selections of your favourite seafood dishes....

Recipe of the week: Almond Chocolate Bars

2009-10-25 This Almond Chocolate Bars recipe provides for six servings.Ingredients: 70gm marzipan 12 nos egg yolk 200gm butter 200gm melted dark chocolate 12 nos egg white 140gm sugar 30gm corn flour 280gm ground almondMethod of preparation:Preheat oven to...

Green tea for your health

2009-10-25 ONE little leaf of green tea offers huge health benefits, especially when you consider its size. Multiple studies have shown that there are many health benefits that green tea offers. Most studies base their findings on the typical Asian consumption...

Water drinkers may have better diets

2009-10-25 PEOPLE who get much of their daily liquids from plain water rather than other beverages may have healthier diets overall, a study suggests.Using data from a national health survey of more than 12,000 Americans, researchers found that people who...

Sunday, 18 October 2009

Ostrich cuisines at Rizqun Hotel

2009-10-18 OSTRICH meat has been said to be a "healthy" red meat with two-thirds less fat, compared to beef, although it looks almost similar in taste, texture and appearance.It has almost the same iron and protein content to beef, but less than half...

Recipe of the Week Ox Tail Asam Pedas

2009-10-18 Makes 10 servingsIngredients: 1.5 kg ox-tail 50 ml cooking oil 50 gm shallot (peeled) 30 gm garlic (peeled) 30 gm ginger (peeled) 25 gm dried chillies 20 gm shrimp paste 20 gm meat curry powder 10 gm turmeric 2 nos lemon grass 100 gm ladyfingers (...

Cookbooks: turn down the volume

2009-10-18 I'M NOT sure who is to blame. It could be Nigel or Nigella — they've certainly played their parts — or it could be Hugh with his River Cottage Year. But whoever started it, I've had enough of oversized cookbooks.Let me clarify. I'm not...

Fine dining in New York down but not out

2009-10-18 HIGH-END dining in New York City has been hard hit by the recession and needs to adapt to changing tastes to keep its allure, experts said.The recent demise of Gourmet, a 68-year-old food magazine, underscored the precarious future of fancy dining....

New York chefs shed pounds to fight hunger

2009-10-18 A GROUP of New York chefs have been eating smaller portions and working out in the gym to lose weight and raise up to US$250,000 ($348,125) to fight childhood hunger.About 15 culinary experts taking part in the New York City food festival hope to...

Sunday, 11 October 2009

Red Canopy adds new colour

2009-10-11 RED CANOPY Café has reinvened itself with its recent renovation and improved menu.Located at Batu Bersurat since October 2005, the signature drapes and cosy corners are still around with some makeovers in the main dining area.The ambience is...

Catering to good taste

2009-10-11 THIS week's Dish of the Week has a local touch: Grilled Lamb Chop with Kerisik Sauce. The recipe, which serves four, comes courtesy of Royal Brunei Catering (RBC) and is in RBC's Collection of Recipes Vol 2 cookbook, which is available for purchase...

Lost and found in translation

2009-10-11 HOW did Canadian celebrity chef Guy Rubino reinvent himself in the middle of a recession?With three restaurants and an international television series behind him, Rubino has joined the ranks of high-end chefs doing more approachable food by...

Sunday, 4 October 2009

Score at Le Stadium

2009-10-04 IT may not be able to hold thousands of screaming fans but Le Stadium has the capacity to host its legion of regular patrons and more for those huge meals or short breaks.Standing out with a vividly colourful building among the surrounding small...

What is Hari Raya without 'Ketupat' and 'Lemang'

2009-10-04 THE celebration for Aidilfitri that fell on last Sept 20 continues throughout this month of Syawal as Muslims in Malaysia ( ... and Brunei) keep to their tradition of holding the Hari Raya open house.At these functions, held either in residences,...

Yoghurt: Not just for breakfast

2009-10-04 IF they survive the pasteurisation process, you should find the bacteria — usually Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria — listed on the container among the ingredients, right after milk.Both types have long reputations as probiotics, bacteria...

Friday, 28 August 2009

Savour Sri Lankan crab buffet for 'sungkai'

2009-08-28 THE Singapore Table is the only place in town where juicy and succulent Sri Lankan crabs are available.The restaurant's Sungkai Promotion that serves delicious crab dishes as part of its buffet spread is fast becoming the talk of the town. A few of...

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