Tangerine and oranges are one of these auspicious Chinese New Year Symbols. Tangerine in Chinese sounds similar to the work “luck” and orange sounds like the Chinese word for “wealth”. Through the play of words, the Chinese is associating the gift of orange and tangerine as having an abundance of happiness and prosperity. The bright orange color of the fruits also symbolizes “gold”, hence it has an auspicious meaning to bring in good luck and wealth.
Food Trends 2017
06 January 2017
1. In Tradition We Trust
Consumers tend to enjoy more traditional taste since it may bring them back to remember the good old memories. Consumers nowadays prefer to have a sense of comfort when eating. Hence, the phenomenon to re-create the traditional foods with a modern touch has started few years ago. For instance, many chefs and restaurants try to apply new culinary innovations while maintaining the main flavor of traditional foods. Therefore, the traditional taste with …
A guide to safely store your leftovers
16 December 2016
How to safely store your leftovers?
1. Wash your hands.
Before handling leftovers, wash your hands in warm, soapy water to prevent the spread of bacteria.
2. Label and date.
Avoid playing leftover roulette: Label and date everything with permanent marker and masking tape or adhesive labels.
3. Chill out.
Bacteria can increase at room temperature, so it’s important to quickly cool your food. Be sure to refrigerate or freeze foods within 2 hours of cooking, and toss anything t…
It’s Holiday Season, It’s Thanksgiving Time!
24 November 2016
Thanksgiving day is mostly celebrated by the Americans at the final Thursday in November. This day was traditionally to celebrate the Pilgrim’s first successful corn harvest. Therefore, the governor invited a group of people to give thanks to God and had big feast together1. Nowadays, people celebrate thanksgiving by cooking and sharing a bountiful meal with family and friends. Some examples of thanksgiving meals include roasted whole turkey and pumpkin pie. This day is identical w…