Thursday, January 17, 2019
Mutare — Zimbabwe is facing severe and widespread food shortages. 1.7 million Zimbabweans currently require food aid and some fear the situation will get even worse before the next harvest in April. "The situation is really bad. Many people are going for days without proper meals", Nekias Mkwindidza, a village...
Half of world food goes waste
LONDON: Up to half of all the food produced worldwide ends up going to waste due to poor harvesting, storage and transport methods as well as irresponsible retailer and consumer behavior, a report said yesterday. The world produces about four billion metric tons of food a year but 1.2 to 2...
Chop suey has become a prominent part of American Chinese cuisine, Filipino cuisine, Canadian Chinese cuisine, German Chinese cuisine, Indian Chinese cuisine, and Polynesian cuisine. In Indonesian Chinese cuisine it is known as cap cai (雜菜, "mixed vegetables") and mainly consists of vegetables. Sharing with you now, Filipino recipe of Chop Suey: Ingredients 100 grams shrimp 1/4 kg boneless chicken 1 doz quaile...
Frozen yogurt is not ice cream, and it's not even a substitute, no matter what TCBY says. It's another animal entirely, and when we stop comparing it to its richer cousin, we enjoy it oh so much more. This one is just about the best we've ever made, and...
Restaurant enterprises have shown a difference in culture over the past years. This is as a result of some common factors that seemingly affect other business. They include advancement in technology, changing lifestyles and an increased number of female workers. However, the restaurant business has had some significant changes...
Residents of the quaint Santa Catalina Island community of Avalon say it was bad enough that Southern California Edison Co. has increased their water rates by 300% over the last five years. Now, the utility wants to raise them an additional 83% in order to pay for infrastructure improvements that...
Chocolate Cake with decadent Chocolate Frosting that will quickly become your favorite! Prep time : 15 mins cook time : 30 mins Total time : 45 mins Ingredients Chocolate Cake 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar ¾ cup cocoa 2 teaspoons baking powder 1½ teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon espresso powder 1 cup milk ½ cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 2...
As somebody who's always in the kitchen, he/she has to deal with certain problems especially in handling items like fish and seafood. How do you effectively remove fishy odor from your hands and be nice smelling again to face your party guests? You might be surprised to know that...
Nothing beats the simplicity and flavours of Chinese stir fry dishes, its quick to prepare, and the vegetables are crunchy and vibrant and it definitely tastes good like this recipe. This dish did not take more than 15 minutes of my time, and I guess that’s the key element...
Soft-boiled egg lovers are about to find their breakfasts revolutionised by the Dippy Egg, a product that promises to turn out a perfect yolk consistency every time. The Dippy Egg is aimed at taking the frustrating gamble out of getting the egg yolk soft enough for dipping soldiers but still...
The perfect soft-boiled egg should have firm, custard-like whites and a warm runny yolk. What You Need Ingredients 1 - 4 large eggs (if cooking more eggs, work in batches) Equipment Saucepan Slotted Spoon Instructions 1. Fill a saucepan about halfway with water and bring it to a boil. 2. Decrease the temperature so that the water...
Growing up there was one cookbook that stood out among the rest: the bright yellow tattered copy of La Cuisinière Provençale, a classic French cookbook originally published in 1897 that favored simple recipes without superfluous fuss or drama. One of our favorites is a surprisingly simple recipe for the...
What if the entire world critiqued your diet? Maybe it wouldn’t be such a bad thing—recent reports have suggested that more than one-third of Americans are overweight. That’s where the new app “The Eatery” comes in: Snap a photo of your food, label it, rate it on a “fit-to-fat”...
This salad will blow you away with its tastebud-awakening flavors and mix of textures. And as a bonus, it's very healthy, plus low in calories and fat. Enjoy it as a complete meal by adding cooked shrimp, chicken, or deep-fried tofu if you are vegetarian. Any way you toss...
German discount supermarket chain Aldi scored a victory against food manufacturer Dr Oetker Tuesday in what has being dubbed as a "pudding war". In a battle over the patent and marketing rights of a chocolate and cream dessert, a German court ruled that Aldi's "Flecki" pudding did not infringe on...
United Nations — Global funding for humanitarian aid interventions saw the biggest shortfalls in 10 years in 2011, according to a new report, raising questions about the international community's ability to meet a 20-percent greater need for 2012 driven by drought and conflict. The launch of the 2012 Global Humanitarian...
CHICKEN MACARONI SALAD Ingredients 200g macaroni noodles 1 pc large carrot, finely chopped 2 cups chicken meat, flaked 500 ml American style mayonnaise 2 cups pineapple chunks 1 white onion, finely chopped 2 hardboiled eggs, diced 1 cup cheddar cheese, diced 1/2 cup raisins 2 tsp sugar salt ground white pepper Method 1. Cook macaroni noodles according to instructions. Drain then set aside. 2. Using...
Also known as Spanish rice, Mexican Rice is very difficult to make well. Once you add the tomato sauce and water, you can't really touch it or you'll ruin the texture. The hard part is knowing how much spice to add, because the rice won't properly absorb any seasoning...
Wheat crop has been cultivated on over 8 million hectares of land across the country during the current Rabi season. An official in the Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MinNF&R) told APP here on Friday that wheat sowing in the country during same period of last year was...
A tasty Indonesian dish combining stir fried vegetables, prawns and rice to create a delicious treat in a flavorful sauce! INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 eggs, beaten 1 zucchini, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 8 green onions, sliced 1 clovegarlic, crushed 2 cupscooked rice 1/2 pound cooked prawns 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce 2 tablespoons ketchup 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon...
TRAVELLERS are being advised to remove beans, bread and broccoli from their diet before flying. The three Bs are among a range of foods that can produce two more Bs - belching and bloating - by causing gases in the stomach to expand. The result, known as Jet Bloating, is...
Chapli kabab is an Afghan dish and also in Pakistan, and its  very much popular throughout these countries and now all over the world special people who like spicy food. An iconic dish among the Pashtuns, chapli kabab is made from minced beef or lamb, lightly spiced, and cooked...
Japan’s habitual New Year killer has struck again, after nine people were reported to have died in recent days from choking on rice cakes. Mochi – glutinous cakes of pounded rice – are traditionally eaten in vast quantities over the holidays, usually in soup, or toasted and served with sweet...
he Arabic Food Recipes kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Meatball Sandwiches Recipe. Enjoy easy sandwich recipes and learn how to make Meatball Sandwiches. Minty meatballs with a stream of yogurt sauce and served in pita give a Middle Eastern spin to budget-friendly meatball...
Its rich flavor and velvety smoothness is probably only bested by a great crème brûlée. The problem with cheesecake, and coincidentally crème brûlée, is the difficulty found when trying to make one. The oven has to be the perfect temperature and the humidity has to be just right or else...
It’s the greenest day of the year and a whopping 400 people attended the St Patrick’s Day celebration at Le Royal Meridien’s PJ O’Reilly’s on Friday 15 March. The event was hosted in the Irish bar and poolside courtyard of the hotel and featured special guests Paddy Man and resident...
A racist illustration drawn by a Starbucks employee in Paris has the coffee chain in hot water after a photo of the caricature was posted online, sparking a cross-Atlantic outcry and talk of similar incidents at other branches. A Starbucks branch in Paris has come under fire for allegedly subjecting...
Kutsinta (Kuchinta or Cuchinta) is a popular Filipino native delicacy that is often orange/brown in color. This sticky rice cake is made from rice flour and best or usually served with grated or shredded coconut. Kutsinta is a Filipino snack (merienda) that is pretty easy to make. The ingredients is not...
This photographic report exposes the proliferation of processed foods in the western diet and in the diets of many developing countries the world over. Is it any wonder that we are seeing increases in diet & lifestyle related diseases? What are your thoughts? About the project: These images are from the...
DID you know that bananas are technically a herb? After yesterday’s article which revealed 92 per cent of Aussie kids don’t know where bananas come from, a discussion arose in the news.com.au office about ... well what else? Bananas. Many journos had no idea that bananas are technically both a herb and a fruit,...