Krystine Kua

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Lychee fruit caused deaths of malnourished children in India

Investigation of deaths in Bihar state indicates children with low blood sugar are vulnerable because toxins in lychee interfere with food metabolism<p>Researchers confirmed that a toxic chemical in the fruit of the Asian lychee tree is responsible for outbreaks of a fatal brain sickness in children …

Low Blood Sugar

London's best new restaurant and bar openings

Helix and Iris, The Gherkin<p>Increasingly obscured by the ever-taller towers emerging around it, the Gherkin nonetheless remains one of London’s truly iconic buildings, and soon the public will have a new opportunity to appreciate this Norman Foster-designed building from within. Replacing Searcys at …

10 new Brighton eateries to check out this November

Lacking in culinary inspiration? Feel like you’ve tasted all that Brighton has to offer?<p>We’re looking to transport you from your tried and tested …

My Favourites, Fall 2015

The last time I updated this page was way back in April 2012 – feels like a lifetime ago. The London restaurant scene continues to undergo rapid …

What Milk Should I Drink?

At the end of my street, there is a Little Free Library. The contents are always telling: the neighbors’ obsessions, overcome or disavowed. The other day, I brought home a book called “Almonds Every Which Way.” In it, the author celebrates the ever-increasing popularity of almonds, an ingredient, …

Agriculture

Barolo, White Truffles and Nutella: The London Foodie Goes to Piedmont, Italy

I always wondered what all the fuss is about where truffles are concerned. A luxury food item only a few can afford, does the particular flavour and …

Italy

The Fabulous 10-Course Chinese New Year Menu at HKK - A Culinary Journey Through China

<i>Words & Photography by Matthew Brown and Luiz Hara</i><b><br>Name:</b> HKK<b><br>Where:</b> 88 Worship Street, London EC2A 2BE, http://hkklondon.com/<b><br>Cost:</b> HKK is a banqueting …

Food & Dining

13 Salmon Recipes to Add to Your Regular Rotation

If salmon isn’t yet a part of your regular dinner rotation, then it should be: The coral-fleshed fish is packed with protein, vitamin D, and …

Food

The ultimate Monopoly pub crawl

To mark the 80th anniversary of the Monopoly board game, we've devised this pub crawl, featuring a different venue for each of the 22 coloured properties. Just don't try to visit them all in one go...<p>Old Kent Road – The Thomas A Becket<p>The location is hardly pretty – hemmed in by traffic-clogged …

Goode & Wright or Bad and Wrong - Find Out Here.

<b></b><b><br>Name:</b> Goode & Wright<b><br>Where:</b> 271 Portobello Road, London W11 1LR, http://www.goodeandwright.co.uk/<b><br>Cost:</b> Small plates start at £6.50, and main courses …

British Cuisine

99 Peanut Butter Recipes That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Better

Anyone who knows anything knows that peanut butter is the best food on the planet. It's the greatest filling for a sandwich, perfectly offsetting the sweetness of jam and fluff. It's the star of the most delicious candy known to man (ahem, Reese's). And, it's chocolate's best friend. Not to mention …

Dessert

5 iPhone Apps You Just Can't Miss This Week

MECC<p>DMA Design Limited/Psygnosis Limited<p>Tiertex Ltd./LucasArts, U.S. Gold Ltd.<p>id Software, Inc./Apogee Software, Ltd.<p>Brøderbund/Terebilov KA<p>Sierra …

Inside Noma Japan: Clam Tarts, Ants, and a Spectacular View

Chef/foraging enthusiast <b>René Redzepi's</b> hotly anticipated Noma Tokyo pop-up is finally under way at the Mandarin Oriental hotel. The chef told <i>Saveur</i> that he's "dreamt of something like this for years." He adds,"Much has been written about the range and beauty and complexity of Japanese cuisine. But …

Mandarin Oriental

15 Matcha Recipes That'll Help You Get In On This Trend

We all know that green tea is full of health benefits -- just a few cups a day can help lower the risk of cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.<p>That's why we think it's about time you got to know matcha, the finely ground powder made of whole, high-grade green tea leaves. Because you ingest …

Tea

Flute Glasses for Champagne Lose Some Fizz

Saucer-Shaped Coupe Replace Flutes for Serving Bubbly<p>A few weeks ago a friend served me Champagne in a coupe—the saucer-shaped glass that was favored for centuries but rarely seen now, save perhaps at certain types of wedding halls. The coupe was replaced by the more sophisticated and …

Sparkling Wine

The Future of Medicine Is in Your Smartphone

New tools are tilting health-care control from doctors to patients<p>Over the past decade, smartphones have radically changed many aspects of our everyday lives, from banking to shopping to entertainment. Medicine is next. With innovative digital technologies, cloud computing and machine learning, the …

Health Care