Food as discipline

Over a month after my grandmother (porpor) had passed, my family is still in mourning. According to Buddhist thought, this period lasts for seven weeks with the start of each…

The future of food education

No one doubts the value of education, but when it comes to food, what is it and how best to teach it? As a nutritionist, I have long practised ‘preaching’…

The language on food

Contextualising the understanding of food is of immense importance, and language and translation plays a critical part. As a bilingual practitioner, the problem for me is always how I could…

Feel Good Food

What does feel good food mean to you? Is this comfort food, or a slice of your childhood memory? Or its about flavour and balance? For a long time, feel…

Do you celebrate Christmas?

In the weeks leading up to the Christmas holidays, I had been repeatedly ask, do you celebrate Christmas? Honestly, I’ve found this to be a strange question as Christmas is…