Porridge And It’s Many Faces

Porridge And It’s Many Faces | Food For Thought

There’s nothing that can ignite feelings of nostalgia like a good comforting meal. Comfort food will bring you solace whenever you eat it and is almost like receiving a hug from a loved one. Everyone’s ideal comfort food can vary depending on their culture, climate, and preferences. For one, it could be thunder tea rice (leicha) from the hawker they grew up eating, and for another, it could be their grandmother’s lasagne. Comfort food is anything you want it to be. At the very core, it’s the feeling of home that it brings to the person who consumes it. In this article, we will be exploring some of the different kinds of porridge that can found around the world. Continue reading

Sourdough Fermentation, A Tale as Old as Time

Sourdough | Sourdough Fermentation, A Tale as Old as Time | Food For Thought

Sourdough has been around long before it’s significant rise to fame in the modern food scene. From the simple loafs in Ancient Greek to the bustling bakeries of San Francisco, the story of sourdough is an enthralling one. Fermentation as a method of extending the shelf life of food is deeply intertwined in history and is something that is shared among many civilisations throughout the world. Continue reading