Since the advent of modern agriculture scientists have reported that hundreds of varieties of seeds and animals have gone extinct. Uli Westphal is a concerned artist who wants to put an end to this trend by creating awareness through art.
In Lycopersicum, Uli's latest work, we are remindedof the vast variety of tomatoes that exist, not just the ones that have become commercially successful due to their uniform roundess and blemish-free appearance.
Lycopersicum is part of Mutatoproject, a larger work of art which explores the ''mind boggling diversity of agricultural cultivars'' and aims to rescue crops that would otherwise go extinct.
The heritage dishes of Singapore are in danger of dying out, as tastes and lifestyles change among younger people. But some chefs are working hard to keep the dishes alive as an important reflection of Singaporean identity.
Deconstructed turkey has practical origins: the dark and white meats on a turkey require different treatments and cooking times, and so should be taken apart and cooked separately to ensure juicy meat.