Foods

Behind The Bamboo Curtain
A staple ingredient in Japanese cuisine, bamboo is commonly used in spring dishes and made into cutlery and tableware. Peter Weld travels to Kyoto and discovers how the plant is harvested and used.
Don’t Sugarcoat It
Have your cake and eat it too, with healthy sugar alternatives and sweeteners explained. Granulated sugar is the standard ingredient for most baking recipes, but as people become increasingly mindful of their personal health, there is a growing demand for a variety of natural sweeteners and sugar alternatives.
Power Up With Peruvian Foods
Erick Aponte, Trade Commissioner for PROMPERÚ in South-East Asia shares his vision for empowering Asia’s health-conscious agenda with Peru’s native produce.
The Black Gold Of Gastronomy
It is currently a Top gastronomic product that is found almost everywhere, and that is produced all over the world because many investors have created farms in Sturgeon, wild caviar having become very rare.
Why Meat-Free Alternative Brand Quorn Is Gaining Popularity
The influx of plant-based food products on the market is fuelling a trend that shows no signs of stopping. From the myriad brands available, epicure speaks to two that are gaining popularity for their innovativeness in using sustainably sourced ingredients, and of course, acceptance in taste and texture.
For The Love Of Spice
Find out how spices heighten your eating experience while offering a myriad of health benefits to complement your diet.
Crème De La Crème: Why French Dairy Artisans Candia Deserve A Space In Your Pantry This Holiday Season
Dairy farming is an art in France. But Candia Professional, owned by the country’s premier dairy cooperative Sodiaal, takes it to the next level. The holiday season is upon us once again – and with it, the customary gush of gastronomic merriment that goes so well with convivial celebrations. Even as the aspiring home chef in you compels you to dust off your baking tray and reach for your nan’s trusty recipe book, take a breath and remember: every ingredient has a part to play in a dish, whether that be a hearty Christmas stew or Yule log.
Making The Cut
Executive chef Pak Chee Yit of Madame Fan reveals why knife skills and cutting techniques are essential in a Chinese kitchen, and shares tips on how to sharpen a home-cooking game.
Hope For A Better Future
Regenerative farming is said to produce wholesome and nutrient-dense food while helping to reverse climate change, rebuild farm ecology and improve soil biodiversity. Is such agriculture too good to be true?