Tenderheart’ tells one Chinese language-Australian chef’s tales of household, meals, loss and pleasure

Hetty Lui McKinnon grew up surrounded by the vibrant colors and scents of fresh produce, thanks to her father, a Chinese immigrant working in Australia’s wholesale fruit and vegetable industry. This environment deeply influenced her from a young age. Tragedy struck when McKinnon was just 15 years old with the sudden loss of her father. … Read more

Empowering refugees_ From Chad to El Salvador, WFP fires up clear cooking

Nadifa Ibrahim, a Sudanese refugee residing in a camp in eastern Chad, proudly displays her latest household acquisition: a compact gas cylinder and burner. This simple addition has transformed her cooking routine, allowing her to prepare strong local tea without the need for firewood. “It’s efficient and useful, and we avoid the danger of searching … Read more

The perfect cookbooks of 2023 up to now

Ravinder Bhogal, a renowned chef and food writer, was raised in Kenya by Indian parents. Her love for vegetables began early, inspired by her grandfather’s lush garden and the vibrant produce from local women growers. In her new vegetarian cookbook, Bhogal showcases her passion, claiming that “vegetables are the soul of the kitchen,” offering endless … Read more