South Korea team to cook and screen food for its athletes over Fukushima radiation concerns

South Korea team members undergo a quarantine process after arriving at Narita International Airport on Monday, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (Reuters)

South Korea team members undergo a quarantine process after arriving at Narita International Airport on Monday, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (Reuters)

South Korea will reportedly cook food for its delegation separately during the Tokyo Olympics, after raising safety concerns about ingredients from Fukushima which was the site of the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster.

The Korean Sport and Olympic Committee has set up a makeshift kitchen at a hotel near the Olympic village to prepare food for its athletes, installing three containers in a car park because the kitchen was considered too small, Yonhap news agency reported.

A team of 14 chefs, a nutritionist and a food inspector will prepare and deliver about 425 meal boxes daily to the delegation.

The South Korean Olympic spokesperson told Reuters that they will also be doing screening tests for caesium in food ingredients.

Japan insists that ingredients sourced from Fukushima

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Simple Vietnamese food you can cook from home

Uyen Luu, author of the new cookbook ‘Vietnamese’ shares her recipes for traditional food with a modern twist. #newdaynw

SEATTLE — In her new cookbook, “Vietnamese,” Uyen Luu shares fuss-free (and delicious) recipes that are easy to make for your family.

She joins New Day NW to demonstrate one of the recipes! 



This is a version of a classic salad that is seen at all celebrations, even if it is a weekend gathering. Don’t let that stop you from enjoying a burst of flavor on a weeknight. You can use up a leftover roast chicken or buy a cooked rotisserie chicken. You don’t have to poach the chicken from scratch if you have leftovers. But if you do poach a whole chicken, you can make chicken pho. Use half the chicken meat for

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South Jersey food truck owner to cook on ‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’

When Mary Hilbert got the email on July 7 that she’d been selected to appear on “Live with Kelly and Ryan,” she was utterly ecstatic.

The local chef, who has a food truck called Mary’s Mobile Diner based in the Pennsauken and Merchantville area, will appear on a segment airing on Friday (9 a.m. on 6ABC) called “Live’s Hometown Chefs Summer Cooking.” 

The segment is part of a series which features neighborhood chefs who show off their cooking skills on national television.

“It was amazing,” said Hilbert, a Pennsauken resident. “It was really pretty cool. I didn’t expect it at all. It was something out of the blue.”

South Jersey chef Mary Hilbert, right, is shown on the set of the 'Live with Kelly and Ryan' show with hosts Kelly Ripa, center, and Ryan Seacrest. Hilbert has a food truck Mary's Mobile Diner, and appears on 'Live’s Hometown Chefs Summer Cooking' series which showcases a different chef each Friday.

Each summer, according to a press release from the show, “Live with Kelly and Ryan,” co-hosted by Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest, offers weekly cooking segments, which feature things like grilling, barbecue, food trucks and celebrity recipes.

This year, they turned

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OBE is ‘the icing on my little cake’, says TV cook

Food writer and cook Nigel Slater has described being made an OBE in recognition of his culinary career as “the icing on my little cake”.

The 63-year-old received the honour, for services to cookery and literature, from the Prince of Wales in an investiture ceremony at St James’s Palace.

Speaking afterwards, Slater said: “I tried to be a chef, but I wasn’t a very good one, it’s a different mindset for that, but it was always going to be cooking. It was always going to be about making something to eat, and that’s been 35 years now.

Investiture at St James’s Palace

Nigel Slater receives his honour from the Prince of Wales (Aaron Chown/PA)

“So this is lovely, this is the icing on my little cake really – fabulous.”

The television cook has featured in a number of series and is the Observer newspaper’s food writer.

His best-seller, Toast, chronicles personal moments from his

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