This is part XXV, XXVI and XXVII of “Tongue-Thai’ed!”, an ongoing series where we collect the most baffling, ridiculous, confusing, outrageous and appalling quotes from Thai politicians and other public figures. Check out all past entries here. It’s been a while since this section has graced this blog and while the past couple of months were not lacking...
By Kaewmala Two curious incidents happened in two separate canteens in Bangkok earlier this week. Who would have thought that ordinary canteens could be such a happening place, and that there are things “too hot” for Thai canteens. This article examines the first incident which might have ramifications of national importance. Hot basil fried rice...
The Food Innovation team at Abertay University has helped develop a range of new, lower-fat sausages with reduced salt content for The Extraordinary Sausage Company. Renowned for its distinctive flavours, The Extraordinary Sausage Company (ESC) was founded by Cameron Skinner – third generation owner of T&R Skinner, a family butchers based in the village of...
A new course is to be launched at Abertay University, in direct response to the critical skills shortage currently faced by the food and drink industry. Food and drink is Scotland’s largest manufacturing sector, worth £9.5 billion per year to the Scottish economy. New figures show that food and drink exports were up 3.3 per...
Today, in the first event of its kind, Masterchef Indonesia judge Rinrin Marinka and Le Cordon Bleu Chef, Franck Bruwier will give Indonesian students a taste of what it would be like to become a professional chef.
Aspiring chefs from across Indonesia have been invited to test their cooking skills alongside these professional chefs, as well as hear from a number of industry experts who can help them further their culinary careers.
According to Le Cordon Bleu Malaysia – Sunway General Manager, Ming Ho: “We are so pleased Rinrin and Chef Bruwier are able to be...
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