To no one's surprise, Burger King's all black burger looks like a disgusting turd in real life. Actually, it might be even worse than some turds. It looks like it tastes like ash. It looks like it's made from burnt cardboard. It looks like it'll bring death to anyone...
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,...
A Saudi citizen in the city of Hail placed a refrigerator in front of his house and encouraged residents of the area to donate leftover food to help the needy. Sheikh Mohammad Al-Arefe confirmed this in a tweet on his official twitter account on Thursday saying: “I’ve always said people...
Potatoes Refrigeration causes the starch in potatoes to turn to sugar, and while this might sound like a good thing, it gives them the wrong flavor. The skins will also darken prematurely while cooking, making them look less appetizing. Onions   Here's a weird one. You don't have to refrigerate onions, but you...
Fast food giant Subway has removed pork products from 185 stores in the UK, where it will also use only halal meat in a bid to appeal to Muslim customers. Turkey and turkey rashers will be used instead of ham and bacon, it said. Islam requires Muslims to only eat meat...
There have been some crazy pizza products over the years, but this one may take the cake. A Canadian restaurant chain called Boston Pizza is running a contest to determine the next “Pizza Game Changer,” and one of the options is a six-layer cake made entirely of — you guessed...
A 2013 report from Harvard Law School and the Natural Resources Defense Council states confusion over food dating has led 91 percent of Americans to throw away food prematurely. Here are five items you shouldn't be so quick to toss. 1 Eggs Shutterstock Pay no attention to the "Sell By" date on your carton...
Cronut™™™ inventor Dominque Ansel has done it again. In an Instagram posted earlier today, the famed pastry chef revealed his newest creation: Chocolate Chip Cookie Milk Shots. In one dessert, he's managed to capture everything comforting about childhood and adulthood all at once. It's cookies and milk -- that classic combo...
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...
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...
A Mumbai businessman has revolutionized the way hot take-out food will reach you. His solution: making sure the packaging has proper ventilation.   Tired of having too many soggy pizzas delivered to him, Vinay Mehta decided to do something about it. In 2006, with a pen knife, some cardboard and a...
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...
INGREDIENTS: 1 cup plain white flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup vegan sunflower spread/soy butter 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract zest 1 lemon PREPARATION: Pre-heat the oven to 175 degrees celsius/345 fahrenheit. Cream the butter and sugar in a large bowl using a spatula or an electric whisk until it is fluffy. Stir in...
Sweet Corn Soup Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1 level tablespoon flour 1 chicken stock cube 1 cup cooked sweetcorn 1/2 pint water 1/2 pint milk Method - Heat the butter and stir in the flour. - Add the water, stock cube and milk. - Bring to the boil. - Cook until thickened. - Add the sweetcorn and heat for 2 -5 minutes. -...
Yema is a type of custard candy made from egg yolks and condensed milk. This is a common Filipino dessert and one of the easiest to make. The ingredients needed are readily available and this does not require a lot of cooking and preparation time. There are several ways to present...
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...
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...
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...
Almonds are found in places like Iran, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Israel. This highly nutritional nut is a rich source of vitamin E, calcium, phosphorous, iron and magnesium. It also contains zinc, selenium, copper and niacin. Compared to all other nuts, almonds are the most packed...
For those who loves Tiramisu, it means "pick me up" or "lift me up" is a popular coffee flavored Italian dessert. It is made of ladyfingers dipped in coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of egg yolks, egg whites, sugar and mascarpone cheese, flavored with cocoa. The recipe has...
GF vegan salad, ideal summer salad recipe, delicious anytime.Quinoa Salad recipe: Easy gluten free salad with cooked quinoa, lightly steamed veggies, cucumber, fresh herbs, toasted sunflower seeds, zesty lime dressing. Ideal summer salad recipe, delicious any time of the year. Enjoy this easy quinoa salad recipe, as a light meal,...
Find out the best place to store these 5 fresh foods. Now that spring has sprung, I’m loading up on more fresh veggies, and that has me thinking about the best way to store them to keep them at their freshest. I only go to the grocery store once a...
Jamie Oliver has said all of his restaurants would close immediately if it were not for European immigrants who are prepared to work long hours in hot kitchens. The celebrity chef said British youngsters were "wet" in comparison to their European counterparts, who were "stronger" and "tougher". His comments come just...
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...