By: Karin Cho Koji is a beloved fungus in Japanese cuisine because of its role in producing sake, miso, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and many more umami-packed ingredients. Koji belongs to the Aspergillus genus, but unlike some of its...
By: Marta Albiol Tapia Is this your first online conference and you are feeling a little lost? Are you a student wanting to support and meet other students in this virtual event? Here are five tips to get started...
By: Tam Nguyen Alternative sources of proteins are gaining attention for their balanced nutrition, especially among vegans and vegetarians. Proteins are fundamental for our body to function properly, such as to build muscle and drive metabolic activities. When ingested,...
Raw Chicken
By: Katie Macdonald Torisashi, a dish introduced by the Japanese where strips of chicken are not thoroughly cooked but singed, leaving an uncooked pinkish inside, recently appeared in United States restaurants. In Japanese, the word torisashi literally means ‘bird’...
By: Alejandro Leiva Arrieta Plant-based meat alternatives (PMA) have increased in popularity after the Beyond Burger® and Impossible Burger® became available in restaurants and supermarket shelves. These companies made a big statement; they can make plants taste and feel...