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  1. News - Hong Kong - FOOD

    More live-chicken retailers join boycott over prices

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Vendors protest against costs after bird-flu scare; chickens and sympathy in short supply More live-chicken retailers join boycott over prices About half of Hong ... when all live poultry sales were suspended two months ago because of a bird-flu scare. The supply of market-age chickens is down and will decline further, they say. Retail prices have risen ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - FOOD

    Live chicken may be off the menu as retailers plan boycott over price rises

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by LO WEI, Emily Tsang

    ... mainland imports, which made up about half the live chickens sold until a bird-flu scare in January forced an import ban, along with a three-week suspension of all live poultry sales. ... will be in place to separate local and imported birds in the event of an outbreak of bird flu. Wholesale prices have risen from HK$20 per catty (600 grams) in January to HK$40 in the past week. Retailers ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FOOD

    Chicken row: prices high and stocks low as sellers and suppliers clash

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by LO WEI

    ... wholesale prices. Breeders say they have been supplying fewer live chickens recently because fewer chicks were bred during the trade suspension two months ago sparked by a bird-flu scare. ... to eating frozen chickens during the three-week trade suspension in February. She will consider buying live chickens again if the price drops back to HK$150 a bird. New Territories Chicken Breeders ...

  4. News - World - FOOD

    Vomiting bug closes Heston Blumenthal restaurant Dinner

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 04:11am by AFP

    ... yesterday. "We apologise for any inconvenience caused to those guests whose bookings have been cancelled," a spokeswoman said. "However we understand how contagious this winter flu bug ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Book: China's Food- A Photographic Journey by Reinhart Wolf

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 11:11pm by Susan Jung

    ... birds (top). Photographer Reinhart Wolf gives us close-up shots of deer antler slices, preserved chicken eggs and intricate fruit and vegetable carvings that most of us will probably never see ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Thinking small: roast guinea fowl

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 10:43pm by Susan Jung

    ...   Roast guinea fowl Guinea fowl has a firmer texture than chicken and the meat tastes sweeter. You'll need to get the bird on special order if you want it fresh; you can also buy it frozen ... remaining on the guinea fowl. Salt the bird inside and out, then put it in a plastic bag and refrigerate for at least eight hours. Let it come to room temperature before cooking it. Preheat the oven ...

  7. News - World - FOOD

    Hampton Creek Foods, funded partly by Bill Gates, cracking artificial egg

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 08:46pm by AP

    ... backers say. It could also benefit people's health, especially in heavy meat-eating countries, and reduce outbreaks of diseases such as avian flu, they say. The American Egg Board, which ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Truc: Ahead of the carve

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 10:30pm by Susan Jung

    ... poultry are the most challenging. They all have a similar bone structure, though, so once you learn to carve one bird, you know- with some variations- how to carve the others (although geese and ducks have less meat and tougher sinews). It's a good idea to practice on roasted chickens before undertaking the task of carving turkey in front of guests. Put the bird breast-side up ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Good gourd: Bitter melon with pork spare ribs and black beans

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 10:30pm by Susan Jung

    ... 1 red bird's-eye chilli, or to taste 4 large eggs 20-30ml fish sauce ½  tsp granulated sugar A pinch of finely ground white pepper 2-3 spring onions, minced, divided Salt, as needed About 40ml cooking oil   For the sauce: 45ml Vietnamese fish sauce 1 small garlic clove, minced 1 red bird's-eye chilli, cut into thin rounds About 20ml fresh lime juice About 5 grams granulated ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Spice market: Body building

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... prowess. The best ginseng is naturally formed in the shape of a human body, with head, body and limbs. The bitter flavour of ginseng is delicious in chicken soup, where a whole bird is stuffed ...




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