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Weaving More Fibre into your Diet

Do you need more fibre in your diet? If the statistics are anything to go by, then you probably do.  Nutritionists can’t seem to shut up about the importance of fibre, yet most of us don’t get enough. But what is fibre, anyway? What makes it so important, and how do you get more into your diet? Fibre is a structural component of plants and is found in vegetables, whole grains and other plant-based food. Although we don’t digest fibre, …

Superfood Asia 2019 Highlights Healthy and Halal

Sambal chilli flavoured vegetable chips? Kampung chicken fed with pineapple? These may sound unusual to you but these foods are already gaining popularity in the local F&B scene. Billed as the only dedicated trade exhibition of its kind in the region, Superfood Asia 2019 was an event for businesses sourcing for the best natural, organic and superfood products. Held over 3 days in April, more than 300 local and international F&B exhibitors came together to introduce their unique food innovations. …

Cook Up a Storm this Lunar New Year with Cooking Classes

It’s that time of year once again to feast on your favourite Chinese New Year delicacies. But instead of paying high prices for reunion dinners at Chinese restaurants or buying branded snacks, why not try preparing some of these dishes at home? If you are still struggling to get just the right levels of sweet, sour and buttery in your pineapple tarts, you are in luck. Several cooking and baking schools in Singapore are offering a series of classes specifically …

Cook with Kenwood @ Kranji Farmers Market

At a recent edition of the quarterly Kranji Farmers’ Market, Kenwood paired up with Share Food Singapore, a network of home cooks, for a delicious cooking demonstration of three flavourful dishes – Mee Siam, Bee Hoon Soto, and Kaya. The audience at the Kenwood Stage were treated to samples of Anne’s cooking, and reviews were unanimously positive! Here we speak to Loo Pei Wen, Director and Co-Founder of Share Food Singapore, and home cook Anne Leong and learn the magic …

Sprout: Farmers’ Market in the City

‘But it’s so far out and I don’t have a car!’ If that’s been your chief gripe about farmers’ markets, say no more. Sprout 2018 – The Farm-to-People Festival, is billed as Singapore’s largest farmers’ market… in the city. Centrally located at Suntec Convention Centre, this is one farmers’ market you can check out in air-conditioned comfort. Held over a weekend in July 2018, this maiden event featured over fifty exhibitors who offered artisanal, small-batch produced goods, drinks and delicious …

Kranji Farmers’ Market: A Community of Singapore Farmers, Artisans and Producers

The 12th installment of the Kranji Farmers’ Market was held over the Easter weekend (31st March and 1st April 2018). Organised by the Kranji Countryside Association (KCA), the Market is a much-loved platform which connects local producers with consumers, forging a community which greatly values the farm-to-table concept. With over 30 participating local farmers, and food artisans board, the Market was a bustling, lively affair, and one which saw visitors turning up early for a first look at a wonderfully diverse range …