Christina Wong holds a PhD in Music, specializing in underground busking programmes in Toronto and London and city soundscapes, from the University of Leeds. Christina also blogs for Absolute Vintage and writes for stage; her most recent play, A Song For Tomorrow, premiered at the 2012 SummerWorks Theatre Festival, in Toronto. And whilst she's not dabbling in the academic, or playwriting world, she can be found in the kitchen. Wong's love for cooking is stemmed from being surrounded by a family of cooks and is still trying to perfect her mum's green bean dish!

"What inspires my flavours? What I see in the markets, by memory and nostalgia."

The heart of the home is set to become a re-imagined heart of technology. Make way for talking fridges, recipe-led ovens and automatic ordering.

We foster more purchasing morals than ever before, but in economically tough times, can consumers always vote with their conscience?

3D printing is moving into realms that in theory, could solve future food woes. But Christina Wong can't help but lose her appetite over the prospect.

Finding the perfect version of your favourite food is fraught with disappointment and false promises, writes Christina Wong.

When is a dinner party not a dinner party? When you're too busy making your own mini-episode of MasterChef and apologising for your efforts.

"The idea of taking a flaky croissant dough and frying and filling it like a doughnut sounded sublime."

A dedicated group of urban foragers in Toronto are on hand to make sure surplus fruit doesn't just fall to the sidewalks.

Is Portland the food truck capital of the world?