Category Archives: Food and Drink

31Mar/17

Nigerian born chef in London puts an African twist on vegan cuisine

In London, Nigerian born entrepreneur Tomi Makanjuola has been leading the vegan rise in popularity among Africans living in the city, offering healthier and meatless dishes, packed with flavours.
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21Mar/17

After tasting success at home, Malawi winery looks to foreign markets

Linga fruit wines are produced from eight types of fruits locally grown by smallholder farmers in Malawi. The fruit wine brand started in 2006, has grown popular at home over the years and has now found its market in the United Kingdom with prospects the demand could grow to other countries in the future.

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16Jan/17

Controversial Vatican McDonald’s feeds the homeless

McDonald’s received a lukewarm reception when it opened a new branch within sight of Pope Francis’s window, but now the fast food giant seems to have taken on board one of his cherished principles – feeding the hungry. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading

10Dec/16

The secret’s in the spice, says German mulled wine producer as visitors flock to Christmas markets

As visitors to Nuremberg enjoy mulled wine at its famous Christmas market, one local producer reveals the secrets of making a good “Gluehwein”.

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06Dec/16

Brexit vote leaves food industry with nasty taste

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union is leaving a nasty taste in the mouth of London’s food and wine industry. As Hayley Platt reports, importers are hard-hit by the pound’s dramatic decline and the vibrant food sector worries Brexit will make it tough to recruit enough staff.
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