WFP Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) – June 2021 – World

The World Food Programme’s Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) aims to address the most food-insecure people’s immediate food needs and to improve their long-term food security and resilience.

FFA aims to address the most food-insecure people’s immediate food needs with cash, vouchers or food transfers while improving their long-term food security and resilience. In 2021, over 7.5 million people (3.6 million male and over 3.9 million female) benefited from FFA activities in 49 countries.

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The 20 best easy cake recipes | Cake

I have a secret confession to make. I have (whisper it) yet to bake a cake. But now I have no excuse. Presenting 20 sublime, simple recipes to make you and me into a Prue or Paul. We have the buttercream of the cake-baking world: Jeremy Lee, Yotam Ottolenghi, Benjamina Ebuehi. There’s Meera Sodha’s salted miso brownies, Nigella Lawson’s birthday custard sponge, Anna Jones’s cardamom and carrot cake. There are cupcakes, sheet bakes, strawberry and cream cakes. And they are all, honestly, easy. I might have to buy an apron. It’s nearly time for tea. Ready. Steady. Bake!

These citrussy

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Teenage cheerleader dies after eating dessert

A 13-year-old girl died after attending a cheerleading banquet and eating a dessert she thought was “safe” for her to have.

Reese Langer from the US state of Idaho was diagnosed with food allergies when she was young.

On ReeseStrong, a remembrance page for the cheerleader, it said she was “great” at knowing what foods she could have and what she should avoid.

On May 16, she was at a cheerleader banquet where she ate a dessert, and had a severe allergic reaction. She died on May 20.

Reese Langer died suddenly after having a severe allergic reaction to a

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Get Shot, Drink Beer: SC Breweries Offer Vaccine Incentive | South Carolina News

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — People who get vaccinated against COVID-19 at South Carolina breweries this month will receive a free beer as part of an effort to get shots into the arms of young adults, the health department announced Thursday.

The “Shot and a Chaser” events are scheduled throughout June at participating breweries across the state as part of a partnership between the Department of Health and Environmental Control and the South Carolina Brewers Guild. Trained medical professionals will offer the one-shot Johnson and Johnson vaccine; people who get their shot on-site can get a free beer or soda. Some

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The Great American Junk Food Show : NPR

Comedians Carmen Lynch (The Human Centipod) and Liz Miele (Why Cats Are ********) play a game inspired by The Great British Baking Show where hosts Jonathan Coulton and Ophira Eisenberg describe junk food as if it was being judged by a very disappointed Paul Hollywood.

Heard on Andrew Rannells: The Truth About Cats And Dogs

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Derita Dairy Bar is back with fresh food and low prices

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On Juneteenth of 2020 – in the midst of Covid – Devin McDaniel and her two business partners reopened Derita Dairy Bar. After buying it from the previous owners in 2019, McDaniel kept a lot of the same menu items but changed all the ingredients from frozen to fresh. This change plus her social media marketing skills has made the walk-up restaurant a new favorite.

“I like that we are in the community and I like

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Girl, 3, requests morbid ‘Lion King’ scene on birthday cake so she can have it all to herself

A request from a 3-year-old girl celebrating her birthday went viral when pictures of her birthday cake were posted online by her family.

The special request from the birthday girl, Leona, was that her cake depict the scene from “The Lion King” where Mufasa, Simba’s father, dies.

And Leona had a reason for such a seemingly morbid request.

“Everyone will be too sad to eat the cake and it will be all for me,” she said, according to a Twitter post by her uncle, Casey Feigh.

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The best dessert buffets in Tokyo

This summer, InterContinental the Strings Tokyo is hosting a colourful buffet at resident Italian restaurant Melodia. During your visit, you’ll get to order one main dish off the menu followed by an antipasti and dessert buffet featuring fresh tropical fruit. 

Main dishes include mouthwatering options like fresh pasta served in a snow crab tomato sauce, a lime risotto served with sautéed shrimp, and Iberico pork served with grilled summer vegetables. Help yourself to the antipasti buffet featuring a bountiful salad bar, soup, appetisers and Italian cold cuts. For dessert, have your pick from an array of sweets including a pineapple

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The conscious sip: Your drink impacts the planet more than you realise. It’s time for sustainable cocktails

Do you ever think about the environment when you order that Bloody Mary? Or wonder what your carbon footprint might be as you sip on a frozen Margarita? Or even pause to question how harmful your cocktail may be for the planet? Well, if you don’t, you’re not alone. But it is time to start.

Because, well, the way you choose to drink does impact the planet.

It begins right from the process of distilling to packaging and shipping. Every step has

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Baby and mother win right to access Healthy Start food scheme | Benefits

A one-year-old baby and her mother have won a high court challenge granting her the right to access a healthy food and vitamins scheme from which she was previously barred. Thousands of babies and toddlers similarly denied access to the scheme will now be able to benefit from it.

Healthy Start aims to reduce child poverty and health inequalities by providing free vitamins, dietary advice and weekly vouchers to buy nutritious food or infant formula to low-income families with pregnant women and children up to the age of four. It is intended to benefit those in the “greatest need”.

However,

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