SINGAPORE: The main course may be hard-to-swallow denuclearisation, but Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un also had a heady mix of Yangzhou fried rice and a dark chocolate tartlet ganache on their plates during their historic summit Tuesday (Jun 12).According to a menu card published from the White House, Kim and Trump had a plethora of western, Korean, Chinese and Malay dishes to choose from at the swanky Capella hotel in Singapore.To start there was prawn cocktail with avocado salad, a Malay "green mango kerabu with honey lime dressing and fresh octopus" and "oiseon" - a Korean stuffed cucumber dish.The number of options speak to the cultural chasm between the two delegations, but also perhaps the idiosyncrasies of the two leaders.Trump is a notoriously picky and unadventurous eater, enjoying Big Macs and steak (well done, with ketchup).For the second course he would probably opt for the "beef short rib confit, served with potato dauphinoise and steam broccolini, red wine sauce on the … [Read more...] about Yangzhou fried rice and green mango kerabu on the menu as Trump-Kim meet
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Follow our CNA LIFESTYLE page on Facebook for more parenting stories and videosNEW YORK: It is normal for toddlers to go through a picky eating phase, but experts say parents can help them learn to handle new sensations and avoid a battle of wills.Hildy S Lipner, chief of paediatric speech pathology at Joseph M Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Hackensack, New Jersey, said that by the time she sees children with picky eating problems, they are usually between 18 months and three years old, and already have their patterns well established.While those patterns reflect children’s different temperaments, they may also go back to the way parents and children navigated that normally picky toddler phase.So at six months or so, which is when the American Academy of Paediatrics recommends introducing solid foods into a baby’s diet, parents should be aware that babies are already establishing habits. “The best time to transition kids as you go up the textural … [Read more...] about How to deal with the ‘picky eating’ phase of your toddler
Regine Velasquez, Marian Rivera give tips for feeding picky eaters MANILA, Philippines — Are you a parent or a guardian of a child who is a picky eater? Worry not because Kapuso actresses Regine Velasquez and Marian Rivera are also like you. In separate press conferences, Regine and Marian revealed some tricks they do to make their children eat healthy. Regine: Mix and introduce slowly Related video: Regine shares how she teaches Nate to eat healthy “He is a picky eater talaga,” Regine said of her son, Nate, during their recent launch as new Jollibee endorsers. Before Nate has learned to obey Regine in eating vegetables, there used to be a time when she had to hide vegetables in his food. “Pwede mo namang dayain eh. ‘Pag buo ‘yung kanin nila tapos ‘yung meat nandyan, gawin mo i-osterize mo ‘yung vegetable, ilagay mo sa kanin, ‘Anak, fried rice ‘yan!’” Regine shared. … [Read more...] about Regine Velasquez, Marian Rivera give tips for feeding picky eaters
By Casey Seidenberg The Washington Post Tues., April 3, 2018 Yes, feeding children can be challenging. They can be picky eaters. They may start rejecting foods they once loved or feel too afraid to try new ones. They may refuse vegetables and insist that ketchup tops everything. All these behaviours are normal, yet as parents, there are right ways and wrong ways to respond. We can help our kids push through these periods with healthy habits intact, or we can lead them toward overeating, emotional eating or picky eating through the way we handle food. I spoke with Dina Rose, a sociologist, parent educator and author of It’s Not About the Broccoli: Three Habits to Teach Your Kids for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating, about creating and nurturing healthy relationships with food. Rose explained to me that “when parents are really heavily focused on their kids such as ‘how can I get my kid to eat this’ or on the food such as ‘what can I cook that … [Read more...] about Parental feeding styles can have consequences for kids, which type is yours?