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The perfect cookbooks of 2023 up to now

Ravinder Bhogal, a renowned chef and food writer, was raised in Kenya by Indian parents. Her love for vegetables began early, inspired by her grandfather’s lush garden and the vibrant produce from local women growers. In her new vegetarian cookbook, Bhogal showcases her passion, claiming that “vegetables are the soul of the kitchen,” offering endless … Read more

Empowering refugees_ From Chad to El Salvador, WFP fires up clear cooking

Nadifa Ibrahim, a Sudanese refugee living in a camp in eastern Chad, proudly showcases her new household item: a compact gas cylinder and burner. This simple addition has revolutionized her cooking routine, allowing her to brew strong local tea without the need for firewood. “It’s efficient and useful, and we avoid the danger of searching … Read more

Tenderheart’ tells one Chinese language-Australian chef’s tales of household, meals, loss and pleasure

Hetty Lui McKinnon grew up immersed in an array of fresh produce, thanks to her father, a Chinese immigrant involved in Australia’s wholesale fruit and vegetable business. Her childhood was painted with the vibrant colors and scents of fruits and vegetables. When McKinnon was just 15, her father passed away, leaving her devastated. The grief … Read more

Diakomichalis’ cooking sequence ‘It’s All Greek to Me’ brings immigration tales to the desk

George Diakomichalis, the renowned pastry chef from South Australia’s acclaimed Kalymnos Pastries, has brought his culinary expertise to national television with his new cooking series, “It’s All Greek to Me.” Originally launched on YouTube, the show has been picked up by Australian broadcaster Nine and premiered last month. In the inaugural episode, Diakomichalis is joined … Read more