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11 April 2022

Belgian winegrowers protect grapevines with infrared technology

Belgian winemakers are relying on new infrared technologies to protect their grapevines from the polar temperatures that hit the country in the past weeks.  The new […]
8 April 2022

3 refreshing picnic recipes to celebrate spring

Spring has sprung and as a species, we’re ready to awake from our winter sleep. The days are getting longer, the sun hasn’t set yet when […]
6 April 2022

New street food festival to be held in Brussels in May

For the very first time in Brussels, a street food festival will take place from May 12th to 15th at Tour & Taxis. The Streat Fest […]
5 April 2022

10 traditional Ramadan dishes

The holy month of Ramadan has just started this year. During this period, Muslims follow a very strict fast during the daytime. With a few exceptions, […]
30 March 2022

The war in Ukraine may soon lead to a shortage of Belgian fries

The war in Ukraine is leading to a shortage of sunflower oil and Belgian fries shops are having to fall back on palm oil. The industry’s […]
29 March 2022

Winemakers in California testing barn owls to replace pesticides

Graduate students at Humboldt State University in California are using owls instead of pesticides to deter rodents, the World Economic Forum reports. The experiment is part […]
28 March 2022

Luís Mira: “Portugal’s food chain faces a double challenge: severe drought and the war in Ukraine”

Portugal is currently facing a very difficult situation due to the extended drought and the war in Ukraine, both of which have led to an astounding […]
24 March 2022

Italy bids for its Espresso to be listed as UNESCO’s heritage

Italy is bidding on its famous Espresso coffee to feature on UNESCO’s heritage list. After conquering such feat with its Naples pizza back in 2017, Italy […]
22 March 2022

Around the Ribatejo table with chef Rodrigo Castelo

In the Portuguese city of Santarém, chef Rodrigo Castelo is often credited as the man behind the new gourmet scene that is erupting. And if there […]
18 March 2022

Russian fast-food chain ‘Uncle Vanya’ to replace McDonald’s

When foreign businesses announced the indefinite closures in Russia, Russians started queueing in front of stores like Ikea, Victoria Secrets or Uniqlo, for a chance to […]
18 March 2022

What does the war in Ukraine mean for global food systems?

Ukraine is a significant producer and exporter of key agricultural products. With its industry paralysed because of the war, the world is facing a potential food […]
18 March 2022

10 most popular cuisines on Instagram

Let’s take a trip down memory lane. Try and remember the year 2010. Why 2010, you ask? Well, because that’s when the oh-so popular picture sharing […]
11 March 2022

This strange Twitter account lets you discover random restaurants all over the world

For many of us, discovering the local cuisine is an important part of travelling. Whether you opt for Michelin-starred restaurants or street food stalls, the principle […]
10 March 2022

5 bakeries to discover in Brussels

When you think of croissants or baguettes, you’ll probably think of Paris. Which is not only historically incorrect, as the croissant actually originated in Vienna, but […]
9 March 2022

3 Ukrainian cookbooks you should buy

Since the Russian invasion of the country on February 24, all eyes have been on Ukraine. From the United States to Japan and even Australia, no […]
8 March 2022

Pub in Israel changes name from ‘Putin’ to ‘Zelensky’

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has sparked a lot of discontent with the Federation’s president, Vladimir Putin. People from all over the world, including Russia, have been […]
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