Trending Food: 8 National Day-inspired creations, Food News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – The National Day Parade may have been postponed, dining in banned and social gatherings curtailed, but do not let these restrictions dampen your mood for Singapore’s 56th birthday.

Food and beverage (F&B) businesses are rolling out takeaway and delivery deals, with many coming up with creations specially for National Day.

And what better way to show your patriotism than to support the country’s F&B operators.

The Straits Times checks out eight National Day-inspired items.

1. Singaporean breakfast cheesecake

Robust flavours of locally sourced Nanyang coffee powder are infused into the smooth cream cheese of the Singaporean Breakfast cheesecake

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Fast-Food Items You Think Are Healthy, But Are Anything But

When we’re trying to be healthy, we usually opt for cooking more at home and going out to eat less. But sometimes, life has different plans for us. Whether we woke up late, worked through our lunch break, or didn’t get a chance to go grocery shopping, drive-thrus can be the only source of sustenance we have at our disposal at any given moment. Grabbing food out of a paper bag and scarfing it down in our car isn’t ideal—and neither is the artery-clogging, sodium-laden, and calorie-dense meals that are usually found at fast-food restaurants.

Luckily, if you do your

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14 No-Cook Recipes for Hot Days or Lazy Nights

Without a doubt, humanity advanced leaps and bounds once it became clear that cooking over fire equaled better food. But sometimes, it’s just too hot or the day’s too long to even consider turning on an oven or stove. Luckily, plenty of recipes require no heat (or very, very little) and are just as flavorful and satisfying as their cooked counterparts. Here are 14 spectacular meals for those days when cooking just isn’t on the menu.

Every kitchen should be stocked with at least a few cans of chickpeas. Not only are chickpeas filling, but they can go straight into

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Coffee shop fulfills second goal of Oconto artist Hearley

OCONTO – The opening of The Shop on Main fulfilled two longtime goals of Lynne Hearley.

“I always wanted to sell my own art, and I always wanted to have my own coffee shop,” she said.

After a more than a year of hard work, those dreams came to fruition when the business opened on July 1.

“Everybody calls it ‘The Shop,’” Hearley explained.

She has sold her works under the auspices of Iron Maiden Metal Art for a decade, and moved into the building at 821 Main St. four years ago.

Hearley used the space as a studio and

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Kraft discontinues fat-free mayo in ‘mayo culpa’

Kraft will no longer sell its fat-free mayo, after deciding that it doesn’t live up to the company standards.

In a tweet posted on Tuesday, the brand shared a mock breakup text conversation to make the announcement.

“sooooo i’m officially done selling fat-free mayo. i mean it, i’m done,” the company’s Twitter account posted. “instead i’m gonna put my energy into making us the mayo of mayonnaise like i’ve always wanted. consider this my mayo culpa.”

A mock text conversation shared by @RealKraftMayo.Courtesy Kraft

They added that Kraft owes “it to my mayo lovers bc we deserve nothing

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