Shoots for the stars: Briton grows microgreens for top French chefs

Publication date 18 July 2018 | 15:16 | ICT

FUCHSIA-COLOURED lights glow over a miniature garden where tiny plants pack a wealth of flavour and nutrients headed for the tables of Michelin-starred French chefs.

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  • Smelly skins bringing about fishy fashion in Kenya

    Publication date 17 July 2018 | 16:25 | ICT

    Women sharpen their knives before setting about stinking piles of fish skins, flesh and bones that cover the floor at an unusual artisanal tannery in western Kenya.

  • Come one, come all! The circus is in town

    Publication date 13 July 2018 | 10:51 | ICT

    Because of the decreasing number of students enrolling in its circus program, as well as dwindling crowds, the Secondary School of Fine Arts (SSFA) has decided to host more acrobatic and circus performances to spark a renewed intere

  • Cambodia catches the cross-stitch bug

    Publication date 13 July 2018 | 10:07 | ICT

    While cross-stitching won’t make anyone rich, it is a hobby that has been taken up by Cambodian women for years. Some sell their creations, while others are content to give them as gifts or display them in their homes.

  • Tear-free at the Happy Kids Salon

    Publication date 06 July 2018 | 10:31 | ICT

    It's among parents’ least favourite part of having children – taking them for a haircut and having to wait for an available chair.

  • Riding high in Pursat to the border with Thailand

    Publication date 06 July 2018 | 09:34 | ICT

    National Road 55 has become famous for not only its winding serpentine switchbacks, but also its pristine views of the Kingdom’s forests.

  • An orphaned artist paints for support

    Publication date 29 June 2018 | 11:47 | ICT

    Self-taught artist Yi Kakada has spent the past six years demonstrating his skills by painting on walls, fences and other public areas, often without getting paid.

  • In New Zealand, nobody does it like Dara Lee

    Publication date 29 June 2018 | 10:47 | ICT

    Despite not winning the best-in-show award like he did last year, Khmer designer Lee Dara Punleu, 23, was selected people’s choice at the Best Edible Fashions contest in New Zealand for his traditional Kenor costume made of kitchen

  • Tiny Toones turns 10 – time to party

    Publication date 29 June 2018 | 09:38 | ICT

    It started with nine street kids with no future and a Cambodian man who nearly messed up his. The 10-year journey of Tuy “Kay Kay” Sobil and the hip-hop children of Tiny Toones is certainly an inspiring one.

  • Sex, gender and social change: One Cambodian blogger tackles taboos

    Publication date 28 June 2018 | 16:35 | ICT

    Sex toys, infidelity and penis size are generally hush hush topics in conservative Cambodia, but not on a taboo-busting video blog called “A Dose of Cath” that unabashedly wrestles with the risqué, drawing both applause and abuse in the patriarchal country.

  • Juicy journey to orange country

    Publication date 22 June 2018 | 11:37 | ICT

    Despite being known fondly in the Kingdom as “Pursat oranges”, the green and yellow fruits Cambodians have come to love are actually grown in Battambang province.