Scientists dish up meat ice cream
The idea of ice cream made from meat might make a lot of people a little queasy, but scientists believe extracting more from meat could open up a whole new world of food.
More foreign fish with your chips
The peak industry body representing professional fishing in the state says despite our massive coastline, 70 per cent of the fish we eat is imported and a new plan will only increase that to about 80 per cent. Western Australian Fishing Industry Council chairman Brad Adams said a Federal Government plan to create a Commonwealth marine park in the south-west region was a big concern for the industry.
15 International Food Etiquette Rules
You have good manners, right? After all, you (usually) keep your elbows off the table and say "Please pass the salt," right? But when you head abroad, things get a little more complicated. Case in point: Rest your chopsticks the wrong way, and you might remind a Japanese friend of their grandmother's funeral (Rule 2). But knowing what the etiquette rules are won't just save you from some awkward situations, says Dean Allen Foster, author of the Global Etiquette Guide series. It can also help you make friends. "It's really a statement of your openness and awareness of the fact that the people you're with... may in fact see the world differently," he says. "It's simply going to get you out of the tourist bubble." Sound good? Then here are 15 rules to keep in mind:
World Food Day 2011
Price swings, upswings in particular, represent a major threat to food security in developing countries. Hardest-hit are the poor. According to the World Bank, in 2010-2011 rising food costs pushed nearly 70 million people into extreme poverty.
World Egg Day
World Egg Day, the second Friday of every October, is the day that we celebrate and spread the word of the benefits of this simple superfood - the egg!
What's happening in the area?
Midland Gate has certainly seen some changes over the years, with its last major redevelopment plan completed only six years ago but now it's set to expand yet again. A development proposal has been submitted to the City of Swan which will see the shopping centre expand almost another 20,000 square meters, creating over 700 new retail jobs for the area once completed.
The Evolution of the Menu Board
While they haven't changed much over the years, menu boards have always been the vital link between customers and fast food businesses. However, the impact of digital technology is seeing Menu Boards evolving rapidly to become a vital part of a businesses marketing strategy rather than a simple information display.
Something cool: Hot-Can
Ever been in one of those situations where you're stuck in the middle of the bush and craving a nice hot soup or coffee? Well then you've got to check this out. Hot-Can, which have a range of drinks and soups, is a convenient ready-to-use and self heating product.
Is the salad better at Hungry Jacks?
Next month, Salad Stix, a cup made up of broccoli, carrot, celery and capsicum will be joining the menu at Hungry Jacks.
Heart Foundation Tick gives Fast Food the boot!
Did you know over 2.7 million Australians eat Fast Food everyday?