Month: November 2021

Video of triplets who wanted different cakes for birthday ends with funny twist | Trending

This video shows triplet baby girls on their fourth birthday. They each have a different cake but watch out for the last one.

Often getting the birthday cake that they asked for is a dream come true for many kids. This video of a set of triplets shows just that – the reactions of three sisters on getting the cakes that they wanted. This otherwise super adorable video, however, has now left people giggling. And, it is all because of the choice of cake of one of the kids.

In this video, the viewers can see that these three, happy

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Best Holiday Desserts to Make Instead of Pie, According to Top Pastry Chefs

Best Holiday Desserts to Make Instead of Pie, According to Top Pastry Chefs | Food & Wine

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APC supporters, not Benue people drink beer from 9 am till dawn insulting me – Ortom

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has reacted to the report currently making the rounds on social and traditional media accusing the governor of referring to the entire people of his State as drunkards.

DAILY POST recalls that reports emerged on many online media platforms on Saturday alleging that the governor had during a function in the state said “if you go round Makurdi town, our people start drinking beer from 9 am and some from there, they will go to sleep, and they come back and insult the governor for not helping them to add value to their lives”.

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Part 2 of the National Food Strategy: Breaking the Junk Food Cycle

Mini-series: introduction

Summer 2021 saw the publication of Henry Dimbleby’s long-awaited Part 2 of the ‘National Food Strategy’ (‘NFS‘). Part 1, released at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, whilst well-received, was adjusted to focus on the urgent threats to hunger and health presented by the pandemic. Part 2 of the NFS has seen Dimbleby return to the original brief; ‘a broad analysis of the strengths and flaws of the entire food system from farm to fork’. The independent review identifies four strategic objectives that are recommended for adoption by the UK Government as

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‘How entrepreneurship scheme will boost food production’ | The Guardian Nigeria News

• 25,000 gradpreneur-led innovative start-ups expected yearly
The Tertiary Institutions Entrepreneurship Scheme (TIES), an initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) targeted at empowering graduates of Nigerian polytechnics and universities with entrepreneurial skills, has been described as capable of drastically reducing unemployment and boosting food production.

Some stakeholders expressed optimism while speaking with The Guardian on the scheme put in place by the Federal Government.

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), as part of effort to boost economic growth and reduce unemployment among graduates, recently introduced the TIES.

The scheme, according to the apex bank, is designed to create

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It’s cake day – let’s bake it and eat it

  • Cake Day, which is honored every year on November 26th, is more than deserving of its own celebration.
  • Cakes are perhaps one of the most delectable baked foods humanity has ever created, and the huge variety of cake recipes and styles available continues to astonish.
  • Four graduates of the Capsicum Culinary Studio who are all making waves in the baking world share their favorite cake recipes.

“Let them eat cake!” Perhaps the most famous quote about cake ever were the words of French queen Marie Antoinette upon being informed that the peasants were so poor that they had no bread

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13 Pumpkin Pie Alternatives for Your Thanksgiving Dessert

Thanksgiving dinner should always end on a sweet note, traditionally with a slice of pumpkin pie.

However, sometimes it’s nice to do something a little different, so why not impress and surprise your guests in equal measure with something a little out of the ordinary for dessert on November 25?

Newsweek has some ideas for exciting ways to round off a beautiful feast.

1. Pumpkin Spice Cookies With Creamy Brown Butter Icing

Pumpkin Spice Cookies with a Creamy Brown Butter Icing
Emilio Scoti

This classic American recipe by food blogger Laurel Evans, as featured in Fine Dining Lovers, is described

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NURTW warns drivers against drink-driving

The National Union of Road Transport Workers has called on its members not to drink or use telephones while driving as this could lead to road accidents or deaths which are usually on the rise at the end of the year.

The President of the NURTW, Alhaji Tajudeen Baruwa, said this during a nationwide tour of branches of the union.

While touring Lagos on Thursday, Baruwa said, “We have to sanitise our motor parks very well, we have been hearing a lot of unpleasant things in the media about drivers.

“Drivers have to be careful when

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Longitudinal associations between objective and perceived healthy food environment and diet: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

This article was originally published here

Soc Sci Med. 2021 Nov 6:114542. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114542. Online ahead of print.

ABSTRACT

INTRODUCTION: Research examining the influence of neighborhood healthy food environment on diet has been mostly cross-sectional and has lacked robust characterization of the food environment. We examined longitudinal associations between features of the local food environment and healthy diet, and whether associations were modified by race/ethnicity.

METHODS: Data on 3634 adults aged 45-84 followed for 10 years were obtained from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Diet quality was assessed using the Alternative Healthy Eating Index at Exam 1 (2000-2002) and Exam

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‘Finger-licking good’ insects could be the future of food | Food News

This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

St. Cuthbert’s Mission/Pakuri, Guyana – In a small forest clearing, Leeland Clenkian swings his axe into the decaying wood of an ite palm tree and plucks out a squirming tacoma worm.

The tacoma, which Clenkian tosses into a plastic bowl, is a delicacy in this Indigenous Arawak community of about 2,000 residents, located two hours by road from the rapidly developing city of Georgetown, Guyana’s capital.

“They are buttery, high in protein and can be cooked without the need for oil,” Clenkian, a 73-year-old retired Arawak chief

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