Food news ‘An unprecedented opportunity to show real leadership’: World leaders urged to focus on food for progress on climate, COVID, health and poverty

World leaders gathered in Cornwall in the UK for the G7 meeting this weekend had a packed schedule. COVID-19 recovery, economic security, migration and health were all on the agenda, alongside what was billed as ‘meaningful action’ on climate as the groundwork is laid for the COP 26 climate conference in November, which will also be…

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Food news Roquette eyes protein sweeteners from fermentation to meet demand for healthier alternatives to sugar

The company has announced its investment in Magellan Life Sciences Ltd., a UK biotech company that develops plant-inspired proteins through a fermentation process and which has developed a unique proprietary expression and fermentation platform to produce new generations of protein sweeteners. The seed round was led by Roquette Ventures and completed with investments from US-based…

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Sach Ko Ang

The distinct fragrance of sach ko ang (សាច់គោអាំង) fills the air at most street food markets and community gatherings in Cambodia. I learned to recognize the smell of these sizzling barbecued beef skewers, a traditional Khmer food, during a visit to Cambodia more than a decade ago (sach ko translates to “beef” and ang to…

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Cheesy Tomato Hand Pies

The best part about these hand pies is how versatile they are. Mix and match the cheese and herbs to achieve whatever tomatoey, cheesy vibe you’re going for. This version with Gruyère, thyme, and marjoram (or a little tarragon) has a Frenchy feel, while extra-sharp cheddar, thyme, and dill can be subbed in to achieve…

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