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See how this underground mushroom can find a home on your plates. (And in your toastie!)
There's a sense of divine mystery and history behind the truffle. Whilst it has enthralled people for thousands of years, viewed by rulers of the Greek and Roman Empires as a sign of great power, for many today it is still an anomaly. Truf...
A sub-section of Malaysian and Singaporean cooking, Nyonya or Peranakan cuisine is best known for zesty laksas, dainty kuehs (sweets) and fiery sambal belachan. Earn your stripes by nailing these basics.
The culinary history of Peranakan or Nyonya cuisine is a long and rich one and is built on a fusion of ingredients. Find out more about the Nyonya cuisine here. This Thursday on Destination Flavour Singapore, Adam Liaw meets Violet Oon, a ...
You’ll find it in fermented fish sauce, sun-dried tomatoes and a jar of Vegemite. Yep we’re talking about umami, the fifth taste known for bringing ‘deliciousness’ to dishes around the world. Here are some of the top combos to give your tastebuds...
Taking its name from the Japanese word for ‘delicious’, umami is the indiscernible element that gives food ‘wow factor’.  Known for its rich, almost meaty intensity, the so-called fifth taste – technically glutamic acid – can be found in m...
Got the holiday off? Add some of these to your plans. Working? Sorry about that. But you can make your lunch a better munch.
First up, here's a quick guide to the more common Australian native ingredients. You've probably seen a lot of lemon myrtle lately, but what about munties, or Molucca raspberries? Now let's eat - everything from barbecue specials to doubl...
Whether you glory in vampire-killing garlic breath or just want to put the beaut bulb's health-helping properties to use, we've got you covered.
1. Vampire-slayer! It's up there with wooden stakes in the anti-vampire arsenal - but funnily enough, science has something to say about this as well. Garlic has been found to ward off vampire-like parasites in fish! If you need to keep fa...