Matthew Tan, co-chair for sustainable development in the agriculture & fishery Sectors at APEC, talks about the importance of local fisheries to tackle dwindling wildlife numbers in the face of climate change and disrupted supply chains
Thai restaurants are up there with Indian, Chinese and Italian as among the most common worldwide. This is no accident, with Thailand a pioneer in one of the most successful and subtle soft power cultural programmes ever implemented – culinary diplomacy
Food is an essential part of life. The food that we eat, the food that we crave, and the food that we choose to put into our bodies play a deep role into our identity and how we see ourselves
Cambodian American Literary Arts Association
As a military coup unfolded with the detention of Aung San Suu Kyi in the early hours of 1 February, panicked citizens feared food and cash shortages, while others pulled down National League for Democracy flags frightened of violent reprisals for their support of the ousted party
This week our eyes are bigger than our bellies over here at the Globe, as we’re got not one, not two, but three food-based stories. First, our reporter in Bangkok Wanpen Pajai dared to utter the unthinkable and extoll the virtues of the much-maligned food seasoning MSG. Next, our intern writer in Kuala Lumpur Huei Ting Cheong ran us through the unfolding blend of old and new one of the Malaysian capital’s culinary heritage areas, Chinatown. And finally, senior reporter Andrew Haffner delved into the growing world of bug-based products – asking, are they truly the future of food? Bon appetit!