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Vegan Cuisine

Healthy Gourmet: Way of the vegan

Although we know some things are bad for us - like hydrogenated fat or too much sugar - there is no scientific agreement that one kind of diet is better than another.

Tuesday, 22 January, 2013, 11:22am 3 comments

Seasons: on the button

31 Aug 2012 - 6:50pm

The Taste Test: sausages

Yves Tofu Dog HK$58 for nine (342 grams), City'super

14 Aug 2012 - 1:25pm

Table talk

Chris Seifried, winemaker and owner of the Seifried Estate Winery in Nelson, New Zealand, will host a dinner tomorrow at The Studio by Culinart in Aberdeen.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm


Here's a new phrase to mark the end of the work week: TGIFF.

From this week to August 31, the World Cancer Research Fund Hong Kong wants you to have Fruity Fridays by having 'just one more' portion of fruit or vegetables. This annual campaign, now in its eighth year, aims to promote this simple step towards reducing cancer risk.

26 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Embrace the white giant for a delicious, nutritious snack

Bai ling is a rare mushroom species that hails from the deserts of northwest China. At about 8cm to 10cm in diameter and with an average weight of more than 100 grams, it's much larger than your average mushroom.

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Soya milk

Hakataya Sweetened Soymilk

15 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Power of four: Poon's pick of the mixes

Anyone running in this weekend's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon might want to consider these smoothie recipes, developed by registered dietitian Sally Poon in collaboration with the race organisers. They're also great for anyone looking for a healthy breakfast or snack.

31 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Dairy alternatives

Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Chocolate

946ml for HK$39.50, ThreeSixty

This soy- and lactose-free drink is as smooth and creamy as skim chocolate milk, and it is unlike other thin and chalky dairy alternatives. It's also rich in antioxidant vitamin E.

Verdict: has a pleasant almond aftertaste, but is a little sweet.

29 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Make cool desserts out of fruits

Ken Cheung asks: Could you give me a couple of recipes for fruit jellies, please?

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am