Daily news update: our selection of food and chef news from the worlds press

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Editor 19th February 2014

Chemicals leaching into food from packaging raise safety concerns

Chemicals leaching into food from packaging raise safety concerns.  The scientists claim that tiny amounts of synthetic chemicals leach into food. While these minute quantities in themselves do no harm, no one knows how safe we are from a lifetime's exposure to the chemicals, such as formaldehyde, through eating food previously wrapped or stored in plastics.

Read more from The Guardian

 

Flavours brings Indian fusion to Edgware

North London has gained a new bar and restaurant offering Indian fusion food alongside cocktails and locally sourced beers. Read more from Big Hospitality  

Kempinski unveils largest hotel in China

Kempinski’s largest property in China will open to guests in May 2014.  The Yanqi Lake Kempinski Hotel Beijing will be set on 14km² of land on the shores of the Yanqi Lake, approximately 60km north of the Chinese capital. Read more from Travel Daily    

Chip, chip hooray: Food artist makes a monumental effort to mark National Chip Week

A TOP food artist has made a monumental effort to mark National Chip Week.  Prudence Staite used a whopping 10kg of oven and chip shop chips to build these top landmarks.  And the team who helped her did not skimp on the mushy peas either.  The White Chips of Dover took 70 fries and four hours to build, it took five hours and 75 potato sticks to create Stonehenge.  A model of the Loch Ness Monster needed just a few spuds. Read more from The Daily Star

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 19th February 2014

Daily news update: our selection of food and chef news from the worlds press