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Eleven final-year students from the Singapore Hotel and Tourism Education Centre (SHATEC) participated in a U.S. Poultry Cooking Competition featuring U.S. chicken, turkey and duck on August 8. The number of participants had to be scaled down due to the ongoing pandemic and social distancing measures. Still the young...

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An American staple, turkey is now popular in Asia and is widely used in Chinese restaurants. Turkey is very versatile and nutritious. It is high in protein, contains less fat, and is low in cholesterol. In the fourth episode of this series, Chef Eric Teo brings his own creation...

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The month of August is filled with festivities in Southeast Asia as not just one but three countries – Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia celebrate their Independence Days. As the countries salute the past and parade their future, local food and culture remain an important part of the celebrations. The...

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The origin of dumplings can be traced back to ancient China. Legend has it that a physician named Zhang Zhongjing, who introduced dumplings some 1,800 years back, was returning to his ancestral village after a long period of absence. During that winter, he observed that many of the poor...

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As the world’s second-largest egg-producing country, the U.S. produces eggs of the highest quality in the world. The American egg industry maintains strict quality control and sanitation measures that are more stringent than required by law. Immediately after they are laid, eggs are washed, sanitized, oiled, graded by the...

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With the coronavirus pandemic still sweeping across the globe, it is difficult to imagine the retail sector ever returning to normal.  Aside from the many brick-and-mortar retailers watching foot traffic and sales dropping, experts warn that it will take time for things to get back to the pre-COVID days....

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The ongoing coronavirus pandemic, along with social distancing measures, shutdowns and limited dine-out options are impacting consumers in a big way. With millions staying at home, digital media consumption has soared, with Gen Z leading the charge. Bloomberg describes Gen Z as people aged roughly 7 to 22, that...

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The American Egg Board (AEB) has created two REAL Eggs certification seals, one for use with packaged foods and the other for foodservice menus. The Made with REAL Eggs® seals are ideal for producers, manufacturers and foodservice retail outlets to use on packaged goods and freshly prepared foods to...

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Forty-five students from SHATEC participated in a virtual U.S. Poultry Masterclass facilitated by industry chefs, Heman Tan and Eric Low, on June 30, 2020. Featured recipes included Chef Heman’s Crispy Cajun U.S. Chicken with Garlic Chilli Dip and U.S. Chicken En Papillote; and Chef Eric’s Thai Nam Tok Style...

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In the second and third segments of the cooking series, Chef Teo offers his very own take on Satay (skewered meat), a popular Asian favorite. Using U.S. Chicken Whole Leg as the main ingredient, marinated in a hot chili-based mixture and fried with Peranakan-style rempah (spice paste) over a...

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