Let them eat cake! | Zululand Observer

From birthdays to weddings and from christenings and anniversaries to all sorts of festive holidays, cakes are almost always the centrepiece of the table. So it’s no wonder that this popular confectionary should have a day all to itself – and this year National Cake Day is celebrated around the world on November 26.

Whether chocolate or carrot, cheesecake or red velvet, pretty much everyone enjoys a slice of cake, so we asked three Capsicum Culinary Studio alumni – all of whom are making waves in the baking world – to share their favourite cake recipe with us.

Khashifah Ismail’s

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Hanukkah Dessert Recipes That Skip the Fryer

Every winter, I look forward to reveling in the fried food frenzy of latkes and jelly doughnuts called sufganiyot that is Hanukkah in my home. But, after a few grease-splattered days, I’ve had enough. Not of Hanukkah — that goes on for eight gelt-filled nights — but of frying. The question is, what else can I serve to celebrate the holiday?

This year, I plan to lean into the oil part of the story, specifically the olive oil that burned for eight days instead of just one, the miracle that the holiday commemorates. But along with using oil for frying,

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What foods boost gut health? A doctor reveals the biggest mistake you can make

It’s impossible to talk about the gut without getting a little scatological.

The human gut runs from your stomach on down — at its most fundamental level, the gut is composed of a series of stages that takes the food you put in, processes it, and then puts out the waste materials. But the work of digestion isn’t accomplished by your cells alone. Rather, it is the collective work of billions of micro-organisms.

This mega colony, also known as the microbiome, that lives in your gut helps break down food by absorbing some of what you eat. And as Napoleon

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Nanny state rules on junk food are impossible for small businesses to follow – COMMENT | Express Comment | Comment

Few Conservative MPs will want to vote against this. Unfortunately, the government has exploited their reluctance to rebel by inserting a number of policies that are far more controversial and far from conservative. If passed, the Bill will impose some of the most draconian restrictions on the sale and marketing of food anywhere in the world.

After being hospitalised with COVID-19 last year, Boris Johnson convinced himself that the government should do something about obesity. This was the moment Public Health England and the Department of Health had been waiting for. They had been pushing a raft of nanny state

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Many Nigerians die from eating wrong food, firm declares | The Guardian Nigeria News

Many Nigerians die as a result of eating the wrong foods, the Managing Director of Dessoi Flour (DF), Paulin Adjagbodjou, has said. Speaking during the unveiling of its no additives chemicals life-saving Dessoi Flour in Ikeja, recently, Adjagbodjou said the produce was the outcome of a five-year research aimed at saving lives.

He said: “It took five years of clinical experiments to come up with the end product of DF which is basically to heal prolong ailments and save people from deadly diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, obesity and others.

“Research has shown that a number of people

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How to make cranberry brie tartlets for Thanksgiving dessert

This jam-flecked, cheesy dessert will quickly become a household favorite.

“This recipe is the perfect blend of ease and sophistication. Puff pastry is very forgiving – you don’t have to cut it perfectly to make beautiful and elegant tartlets,” says Alea Chappell, Trendgredient. “If you are serving this as an appetizer at Thanksgiving or Christmas, you can swap the raspberry jam for cranberry

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Signs You Have an Unhealthy Relationship with Alcohol

At the end of a long, stressful day, it might feel natural to reach for a beer or a glass of wine. After all, many people like to let loose and relax with a drink in hand. But at what point does this casual, happy-go-lucky drinking drift toward something a little unhealthy?

Overall, social drinking is typically considered low-risk, as long as you’re imbibing in “moderation.” “People and societies might define ‘social drinking’ very differently, but generally it means drinking within a set of social norms and in a way that does not put someone at risk,” Sheila Specker, M.D.

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Concerned about overeating? Here’s what you need to know about food addiction

For many of us, eating particular foods can be comforting: a pick-me-up during a hard task; a reward after a long day at work; a satiating end to a lovely dinner.

But some people have a compulsive and uncontrolled urge to eat particular foods, especially hyper-palatable “junk” foods. This can impact on their day-to-day functioning, and their ability to fulfil social, work or family roles.

People who struggle with addictive eating may have intense cravings, which don’t relate to hunger, as well as increased levels of tolerance for large quantities of food, and feelings of withdrawal.

Rather than hunger, these

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