Apr 10, 2018

Japanese convenience stores focusing on healthy foods

Convenience store operators are focusing more on selling healthy bento meals and prepared foods using plenty of vegetables or fewer food additives. With increases in double-income and elderly households that prefer prepared meals as opposed to home-cooked fare, companies hope to shed the unhealthy image ...

British show's take on chicken <I>rendang</I> riles Southeast Asians

Apr 4, 2018

British show's take on chicken rendang riles Southeast Asians

Southeast Asians have united to defend hugely popular chicken rendang that was knocked out of a British cooking competition television show for not being crispy enough, but the long-standing debate on the origins of the dish rages on. Malaysian-born chef Zaleha Kadir Olpin cooked nasi ...

Overproduction threatens Andes superfood haven

/ Mar 25, 2018

Overproduction threatens Andes superfood haven

From atop the Andes mountains to the depths of the Amazon rain forest and frigid Patagonia, indigenous people have long eaten quinoa, camu camu and calafate, a healthy diet that has become a global phenomenon now threatened by overproduction. Rich in antioxidants, vitamins, amino acids, ...