Thursday, January 17, 2019
ISLAMABAD: A large number of Asians still live in poverty and suffer various forms of deprivation despite the continent’s rapid growth, and this could threaten the region’s integration, according to a new study published on Thursday. The study “Ending Asian Deprivations: Compulsions for a Fair, Prosperous and Equitable Asia” by...
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...
McDonald’s, the largest fast food chain to offer menu alternatives designated for observant Muslims, is removing the items from its menu, suggesting that preparing food exclusively to suit individual religious tastes is problematic for restaurants involved in mass production food services. The fast food giant had limited the items to just two stores in east Dearborn,...
The UN has been working on ways to end world hunger for decades, but their newest idea does not involve economics, politics, or even food: The organization is now advising people to eat more insects. Insect farming is "one of the many ways to address food and feed security," the agency said...
What are genetically-modified foods? The term GM foods or GMOs (genetically-modified organisms) is most commonly used to refer to crop plants created for human or animal consumption using the latest molecular biology techniques. These plants have been modified...
It’s a plausible theory, until you look through the evidence. Then things become a little messy. We’re often told that breakfast is an essential part of a healthy diet, especially if you are watching your weight. Some schools run breakfast to ensure that as many pupils as possible eat this...
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...
Anyone wanting a silver service experience won't have to splash out at a fancy restaurant - because they can now spray their food that colour. Cookery fans can add a quick splash of colour to their food by simply spraying their favourite meals with the world's first edible spray paint. The...
Stellenbosch - As more and more tests are run following the recent horsemeat scandal in Europe, now a study in South Africa has found donkey, water buffalo, soya and goat content in minced meats, burger patties, sausages, deli and dried meats. A study was run by Dr Donna-Maree Cawthorn and...
VEVEY, Switzerland—Swiss food giant Nestle has become the latest retailer hit by Europe’s horsemeat scandal, announcing it is removing pasta meals from supermarket shelves in Italy and Spain due to contamination. “Our tests have found traces of horse DNA in two products,” the world’s biggest food company said in its...
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...
1. Boosts your immune system: Lemons are high in vitamin C, which is great for fighting colds. They’re high in potassium, which stimulates brain and nerve function. Potassium also helps control blood pressure. 2. Balances pH: Drink lemon water everyday and you’ll reduce your body’s overall acidity. Lemon is one...
This dish is a fiesta of flavors from the sea, plus it's a filling full meal too! Serves 4 Prep Time 10 minutes  Cooking Time 15 minutes   3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced into strips 8 pieces medium shrimp 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 1/2 cup crab fat 4 cups cooked...
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...
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...
AFP - Fries, crunchy, salty, tasty fried sticks of potato are claimed both by Belgium and France as the product of their national gastronomic genius but the true origins are shrouded in popular folklore. "Fries, they are the orphan of street cooking, of low birth. That is why it's hard...
TOKYO — From Jan 4 to Jan 31, McDonald’s Japan will run a marketing campaign they’re calling “Enjoy! 60 Second Service”, where customers who are made to wait any more than a minute for their order during the hours of 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. will receive a coupon for...
FOR those who like their coffee with a strong nose Thailand could be  the ideal destination, after a blend made from elephant dung was put on sale by  an upmarket hotel chain. The Black Ivory blend, made from coffee beans digested...
A German food company on Tuesday recalled nine million frozen pizzas, after a man bit into one and broke his tooth on a piece of metal. Customers are being offered their money back. Wagner, a frozen food manufacturer based in the western state of Saarland, told customers not to eat...
The days of enjoying your morning cup of coffee may be numbered, according to a new report from UK researchers.In it, the data shows by the year 2080, climate change could very well wipe out the beans needed to produce one of the world's largest exports. Experts from the Royal...
Fast food restaurants may have to stop trying to attract children with advertisements that dangle free toys and games with their meals. Soda companies may also have to tailor its advertising campaigns to an adult population instead of kids. These are just some of the key changes to advertising rules that...
Celebrating the Eid el-Fitr, the festival that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, Capital Lifestyle wishes everyone a fabulous holiday for those that celebrate, and here’s a quick dessert recipe that you might just find helpful!   Baklava Ingredients 18 sheets ready-made filo pastry (unwrap and keep under a damp...
Ingredients Olive oil Garlic White onions 1 can is to 1 can of the  Corned Tuna & Tuna Fillet in water Your choice of either 1 bottle of Ragu Spaghetti Sauce or Hunts 4 Cheese Sauce Magnolia unsalted butter (I used 1 stick) Velveeta Cheese Slices (we used 8) 1 can of milk evap   Procedure Heat the olive oil, sweat...
Try a fresh spin to cooking squid by trying this tasty recipe. A little bit sweet, a bit spicy and guaranteed to be 100% delicious! Ingredients: 1/2 kilo fresh squid, cleaned 4 cloves garlic, crushed one onion, chopped a piece (or two!) siling labuyo 1 tsp. brown sugar salt & pepper...
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...
ROME: One out of every eight people in the world is chronically undernourished, the United Nations’ food agencies said yesterday, and aid groups warned that rising food prices could reverse gains in the fight against hunger. In a report on food insecurity, the UN agencies said 868 million people were...
Black pepper crab is one of the two most popular ways that crab is served in Singapore. It is made with hard-shell crabs, and cooked in a thick gravy made with black pepper. The creation of Singapore's black pepper crab is attributed to Long Beach Seafood Restaurant in 1959....
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...
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...
One of the latest taste trends in the culinary world is the blending of salty and sweet flavors. Hence salted caramels have become very popular, whether as toffee, ice cream or even as a drink. Here’s an enticing recipe that makes the most of this salty-sweet combination:  turbo-roasted chicken brushed...