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! 

CHICKEN SALAD WITH SUGAR SNAP PEA VIETNAMESE CORIANDER & SHALLOTS

GOI GA HANH TIM DAU HA LAN

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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This is the best way to cook steak, from rare or well-done

When one orders a steak, that request is always followed by a question: How would you like it cooked? Many of us probably start with what our parents ordered. Eventually, we realize that maybe a porterhouse shouldn’t still be red and perhaps well-done doesn’t do a T-bone justice.

While pros know how to achieve the perfect level of doneness on any cut of beef, it can be difficult for home cooks to master this skill. How can you really know if a steak is cooked perfectly without cutting into it?

The best way to make sure you’re cooking the perfect steak every time is to know how to achieve different levels of doneness. According to Gabriel Massip, executive chef at the Orlando steakhouse Capa, it all comes down to temperature and timing. Here are his top tips for cooking a steak to the perfect temperature every time.

Always use

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CYP Cook job with USAJobs

Duties

Summary

The CYP Cook prepares and cooks nutritious, healthy, and meals and snacks within required time frames in center/facility based food service operations. Additionally, maintains a clean and safe kitchen environment and ensures menus and preparation as required by USDA for children and youth.
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Responsibilities

The CYP Cook performs various tasks or a sequence of tasks in food service preparation. Tasks consist of several steps that require attention to work operations and follow and established sequence of work. These tasks, which are summarized into categories related to food preparation and service, kitchen maintenance, and food storage, are summarized below.

Food Preparation and Service

Prepares all types of meats, poultry, seafood, vegetables, fruit sauces, and gravies for menus.

Prepare, cook, season, and portion food for all meals by following standardized recipes at different levels of difficulty and plan, regulate, and schedule cooking procedures so that

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