Catering

I think home catering is going to become big. I realise that it’s not a new thing, but it has definitely been a luxury affordable only by the wealthier among us. However, I think that is changing. On Sunday, I went to my Aunt’s birthday lunch in Kalk Bay. She had 16 guests and the 3 course meal was prepared by a caterer. She didn’t…

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GM foods not a threat

Recently crop production figures were released for GM crops arounds the world. This article appeared on the iAfrica.com news site yesterday. Here is an extract: “…all the world’s leading academies of science and medicine and agricultural research institutions have given GM food a clean bill of health,” the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) said on Tuesday.” This is a blatantly untrue…

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Safer dairy products

I have some good news for everyone (in SA). Clover dairy products and Woolworths dairy products are now Bovine Somatotrophin (rBST) free. You should see a little ‘rBST free’ label on the products. I would advise you to buy only these dairy products. For those who do not know anything about rBST, here is a brief explanation: Basically farmers are injecting an artificially manufactured growth…

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