Easter jollies

I have always loved the Easter holidays. Growing up as a Roman Catholic means the weekend is packed with churchgoing activities, but the warmer weather and a long bank (public)…

Chickpea and tofu stew

‘Cuisine’ is something that I think about a lot. As a nutritionist, I study the foodways of different people, and how impacts by their environment, knowledge, identity, social class (and…

Celebrating Chinese New Year

This year, as with previous years, I had the opportunity to speak to Audrey’s little nursery and school friends about Chinese New Year. When it comes to traditional festivals, it…

Fussy eaters, or not?

Since becoming a parent, food has never been so important in our household. No longer are we just feeding ourselves, but the way we interact with food, from cooking to…

Braised chicken wings and potatoes

薯仔炆雞翼。Who can resist this dish? Packed with sweet, savoury and umami flavours from caramelised onions and carrots, accompanied with a mixture of textures from the chicken meat and mushed up…

Building a culture around good food

For the past two days, I was engaged in many conversations at the First Steps Nutrition Trust’s Best Food Forward conference on nutrition in the first year of life and BNF’s 50th…