How many of us know that what we eat is contributing to climate change. And that our love for steaks and burgers is driving the environment crazy. Should we not change our eating pattern, global warming will eventually leave us hungry (“Countries should ensure sustainable land use”, Aug. 8, Gulf Today). That is shocking. I too was taken aback
When it comes to food, we are surrounded by an abundance that our ancestors could only have dreamed of. One of my new colleagues at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) spoke about a farmer who described how, when he was a boy in the 1940s, his father had wept as he tore out
Dieticians claim that, in order to stay healthy we must have at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. This is aside from the fact that very few people actually eat five times a day anyway. Rather than sitting down to a full breakfast and two proper meals (lunch and dinner) nutritionists have always said that rather our eating habits should
In a working-class neighbourhood of Rome, crowds gather in front of a pastry shop window to see sumptuous Easter eggs turned into works of art. Laid out like brightly coloured pieces of jewellery, each of Walter Musco's chocolate eggs is created as a tribute to a particular artist.
Food banks around the US continue giving away far more canned, packaged and fresh provisions than they did before the virus outbreak tossed millions of people out of work, forcing many to seek something to eat for the first time.
UAE Food Bank on Monday honoured individuals and entities who had participated in its initiative during the Holy Month of Ramadan in the presence of Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality and Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of UAE Food Bank, who presented certificates of appreciation to companies and establishments for supporting the Bank.
Green, spiky, and with a strong, sweet smell, the bulky jackfruit has morphed from a backyard nuisance in India's south coast into the meat-substitute darling of vegans and vegetarians in the West.
The competition is the largest of its kind that seeks to develop innovative solutions for food production and management in the UAE.
Did you ever wonder what supermarkets and restaurants do with certain types of leftover food at the end of the day? More than 15 years ago a little old lady