Food

A Canada-U.S. meat dispute takes a free speech twist

WASHINGTON — Canadian livestock producers were in a U.S. courtroom Monday fighting against labelling requirements blamed for having devastated their exports. Their case invoked one of America’s most cherished principles: the free-speech guarantee in the First Amendment of the Constitution. The public gallery was filled as close to 200 people came to hear the argument …

Americans try famous Pinoy fast food treats

The intrepid staff of Buzzfeed US decided (well, some of them were tricked) to try out some treats from famous Filipino fastfood joint Jollibee. UPDATE: Watch them try out Pinoy street food here. Video courtesy of Buzzfeed Yellow.

Kraft recalls cottage cheese due to poor storage

NORTHFIELD, ILLINOIS — Kraft Foods Group is recalling some of its cottage cheese products, company officials announced Saturday. Some ingredients used in Knudsen Cottage Cheese, Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese, Simply Kraft Cottage Cheese and Daily Chef Cottage Cheese were not stored in accordance with proper temperature standards at a Tulare, California, manufacturing facility, they said. While …

La Loma Lechon Festival set on May 18

MANILA — Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista and Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte will lead other city officials in the celebration of the La Loma Lechon Festival on May 18. Belmonte, who also sits as officer-in-charge of QC’s tourism department, said the Lechon Festival highlights the city government’s vigorous drive to transform the La Loma …

Genetically modified food items confuse consumers

WASHINGTON — Genetically modified foods have been around for years, but most Americans have no idea if they are eating them. The Food and Drug Administration says they don’t need to be labeled, so the state of Vermont has moved forward on its own. On Thursday, Gov. Peter Shumlin signed legislation making his state the …

Wacky culinary show at Richmond’s Rooftop Garden

  We are what we eat. But where does it come from? How does it get here?   Richmond, BC – Jovanni Sy, Artistic Director of Gateway Theatre, is bringing his critically acclaimed, wacky and fun culinary exploration of global food domination and the conquest for our appetites to the Rooftop Garden at the Richmond …

Stock Up at the Gluten-Free Market

  Smart ideas, delicious recipes, new products and how-to demos Friday June 13th – Media/Trade Day Saturday, June 14th – Open to the Public The International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario Stock your pantry with the best in gluten-free products and sample your way through the Gluten Free Market on Saturday June 14th at the International Centre …

Laura Calder’s ‘Paris Express’ cookbook a love letter to city and its food

Photo: Facebook Page of Laura Calder   TORONTO— Laura Calder is passionate about the niceties when it comes to food and culture and wants to inspire Canadians to eat simple food with family and friends at a table set properly with napkins. In her fourth book, “Paris Express,” the author and television personality has compiled …

Recipe for Easter: Hunny Bunny Carrot Cupcakes

  Here’s a super easy carrot cupcake recipe—courtesy of yours truly—to serve for dessert to quench your little bunnies’ craving for sweet treats.   Ingredients: 3 cups grated carrots 1 cup raisins 3 cups all-purpose flour, sifted 4 large eggs 1 cup melted butter 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 3/4 cups brown sugar 2 tsp baking …

UN warns banana fungus spreading from Southeast Asia, reaches Jordan and Mozambique

(Wikipedia photo)   The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture organization is warning banana growers that a fungal disease is spreading through crops from Asia to Africa and the Middle East. The U.N. agency says the disease called Fusarium Wilt TR4 has the potential to spread to Latin American banana crops. Bananas are the world’s eight …

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