Strawberry Curry Is a Modern Twist on an Old Tradition
If a strawberry curry sounds unusual, it’s not: It’s a British take on a long tradition of fresh fruit curries that are rarely served in Indian restaurants abroad, and therefore barely known outside family homes. Curries are normally made with meat, chicken, seafood, vegetables, beans, lentils or paneer. Across different Indian regions, however, you’ll also find ones made from pineapples, mangoes, bananas, guavas, watermelons, jackfruits, grapes, apples, and even orange peels.
More than 800m Amazon trees felled in six years to meet beef demand
More than 800m trees have been cut down in the Amazon rainforest in just six years to feed the world’s appetite for Brazilian beef, according to a new investigation, despite dire warnings about the forest’s importance in fighting the climate crisis.
The loophole that lets ‘no added sugar’ baby food be high in sugar
Baby food pouches sold in Australia are overwhelmingly high in sugar and low in nutritional value, prompting researchers to call for a crackdown on misleading product labels. … Fifty-nine per cent of the pouches, sold at supermarkets, pharmacies and wholesalers, also claimed to have “no sugar added” despite researchers finding they contained free sugars (found in ingredients such as juice and syrup), which do not need to be labelled as added sugar under Australian law.
‘Good soup is one of the prime ingredients of good living’: a (condensed) history of soup, from cave to can
Hot soup on a cold day brings warmth and comfort so simple that we don’t think too much about its origins. But its long history runs from the Stone Age and antiquity through to modernity, encompassing the birth of the restaurant, advances in chemistry, and a famous pop art icon.
How NZ’s own law helped Australia win the Manuka Honey trademark war
The need to provide legal protection for taonga and mātauranga Māori – including through the intellectual property system – has been long discussed in Aotearoa. The 1991 Wai 262 claim asked the Waitangi Tribunal to redress Crown laws and policies that denied Māori control over taonga, in violation of Te Tiriti. In 2011, the Waitangi Tribunal issued a report containing specific recommendations about how New Zealand intellectual property laws should be reformed to ensure that taonga and mātauranga are protected.
How traditional Indigenous education helped four lost children survive 40 days in the Amazon jungle
The children would also have learned from their parents and elders about edible plants and flowers – where they can be found. And also the interrelationship between plants, so that where a certain tree is, you can find mushrooms, or small animals that can be trapped and eaten.