Monthly Archives: August 2013

Over the past decade, Mitinori Saitou at Kyoto University in Japan has been teasing apart the genetic cascade that prompts a stem cell to turn into a primordial germ cell (PGC), the cells that generate thousands of eggs in a … Continue reading

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Soup kitchen to close due to lack of funds

The Arch at St George’s Cathedral, one of Cape Town’s oldest and largest soup kitchens, will serve its last meal on Thursday.The Arch’s co-ordinator, Mary van Blerk, said the soup kitchen, started by two parishioners in the mid-1970s, served meals … Continue reading

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Previously limited to those who can respond to an email within three minutes, Chez le Commis supper club will soon be coming to a parking lot near you.Vin de Chez, a 40-seat pop-up wine bar, will operate out of a … Continue reading

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From her kitchen“She got to know people”

In Montez Motes’ kitchen, every recipe was a secret, of sorts. It wasn’t that she wouldn’t share them. More often than not, she couldn’t describe exactly how to recreate her dishes.“Her friends would say, ‘Tell me how you made this,’” … Continue reading

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Never underestimate the power of a tidy kitchen. If yours is a chaotic jumble of bills and books, it’s a stressful place to be, so get tidying.Peter Walsh, author of Does This Clutter Make My Butt Look Fat? (Free Press), … Continue reading

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Everything and the kitchen sink

The knives were out in last night’s kitchen renovation episode, kicking off with Simon telling viewers “if you want drama, you’ve come to the right place”. Jay was “grumpy as anything” and throwing bales of Pink Batts around from the … Continue reading

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AS IT adjusts to the end of its run of sustained, double-digit rates of annual economic growth, China is staking a great deal on the idea that growth and urbanisation are linked. It has made continued urbanisation a pillar of … Continue reading

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House members want California egg measure removed from farm bill

More than a third of House members  are urging congressional negotiators to keep out of a new farm bill a measure that would prevent California from requiring that eggs imported into the state be produced under standards ensuring that hens … Continue reading

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