Category Archives: Food

The hidden cost of orange juice | DW Documentary

Brazil is the world’s top supplier of orange juice. But accusations abound of exploitation and poor working conditions for laborers. Are the claims true? “You work whatever the weather – sunshine, rain, cold, extreme heat. It’s physically exhausting. A sack … Continue reading

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International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste | Food  and Agriculture Organization at the United Nations

Reducing food losses and waste is essential in a world where the number of people affected by hunger continues to show a rapidly increasing trend, and tons and tons of edible food are lost and/or wasted every day. The International … Continue reading

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BBC World Service – The Food Chain, Tomorrow’s food crops

A changing climate means farmers need to change the crops they grow Climate change means that, in many parts of the world, the way we farm is no longer working. We need a larger, more diverse range of crops that … Continue reading

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Can Capitalism Solve World Hunger?

[…] We’re often told just how productive a capitalist economy is. We produce far more than we need…so why are there still so many hungry and malnourished people? In this episode we’ll investigate the real cause of world hunger, and … Continue reading

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10 Facts About Chillies You Didn’t Know…probably!

Here are 10 facts about my favourite fruit, the chilli! Learn how to create your own chilli variety: https://youtu.be/58PJTo_5JNs […]

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BBC Radio 4 – The Food Programme, Fried Chicken: a story of race and identity

Jaega Wise and Melissa Thompson look at the racial connotations of fried chicken. Since the American Civil War to the present day, fried chicken has been used to create negative stereotypes of black people. These stereotypes and this history has … Continue reading

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How chocolate gets its flavour | The Royal Society

The flavour of chocolate depends on a long process of fermentation and drying of the cocoa beans. Scientists are working on giving farmers the scientific tools to produce tastier beans 🍫 #Chocolate #Fermentation #SingleOrigin #GlobalDevelopment Thanks to the ‘Chocolate from … Continue reading

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How Authentic Pesto Is Made In Italy | Regional Eats

Pesto is one of the most popular sauces in the world. The original recipe calls for seven ingredients, no more, no less: basil, extra-virgin olive oil, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, pecorino cheese, salt, and garlic. We traveled to Genoa, Italy, … Continue reading

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4 Levels of Hot Chocolate: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

We challenged chefs of three different skill levels – amateur Stephen, home cook Daniel, and professional chef Saul Montiel from Cantina Rooftop – to make a rich cup of hot chocolate. Once each level of chef had presented their magnificent … Continue reading

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What Medieval Junk Food Was Like

What was medieval junk food like? If you’re picturing knights eating Big Macs and Twinkies, you’re not far off from the truth. Just substitute a meat pie for the Big Mac and a funnel cake for the Twinkies, and you’ll … Continue reading

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