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Slovenian chef shares recipe for success: the discipline

Nestled in a valley just a few miles from the Italian border, Ana Ros' restaurant lures food-lovers from around the world with her quirky dishes: eel with pomegranate, foie gras and field chicory and tripe with fava beans and fried nettles.
Source: Reuters | 2017/5/26 5:03:40

India’s famous beef kebabs back on the menu

An Indian restaurant has resumed sales of the beef kebabs it has been making for more than a century, two months after being forced to take the famous dish off the menu under pressure from Hindu hard-liners.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/26 5:03:40

Flame it on the sunshine

Not many chefs don a welding mask before they enter the kitchen, but Sila Sutharat prefers to cook his chicken sunny side up.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/26 5:03:39

Hotan roses play important role in poverty alleviation in Xinjiang

Photo taken on May 10, 2017 shows people making rose jam in Hotan Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Hotan roses, variety from the Damascus roses, have played an important role in poverty alleviation for local farmers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/22 9:07:42

Dine in Britain's House of Lords for 58 USD

The dissolution of the British parliament for the snap election has given visitors the chance to not only tread the corridors of power, but also to tuck into a meal in the exclusive dining room reserved for peers of the realm
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/12 7:48:35

Israeli-born chef Michael Solomonov strikes gold with top US prize

Philadelphia chef Michael Solomonov, praised for his modern Israeli cuisine, struck gold by winning the top US chef prize from the James Beard Foundation on May 1.
Source: Reuters | 2017/5/12 0:03:01

Fancy a noodle burger?

From a restaurant serving burgers and pizzas made with local noodles to a social media star giving street food a touch of haute cuisine, a new wave of innovative chefs are putting a modern twist on Indonesia's traditional fare.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/12 0:03:01

HOFEX 2017 food and hospitality tradeshow held in Hong Kong

Photo taken on May 9, 2017 shows the chocolate from Latvia during the HOFEX 2017 food and hospitality tradeshow in Hong Kong, south China. A total of 2,661 exhibitors from 72 countries and regions took part in the show.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/10 8:23:28

Home cook better for health: study

A new study suggests that the best culinary paths to better health are not always paved with cash, as cooking at home can provide the best bang-for-the-buck nutritionally as well as financially.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/30 8:59:30

Jianbing of Mr. Bing attracts New Yorkers

For the past a few months, customers have always lined up before a kiosk under a banner with Chinese characters. What this kiosk sells is a very authentic Chinese food in north China -- Jianbing, or the Chinese crepe.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 9:23:50

Chase for tastier tortillas starts with age-old tradition

Under a scorching sun, Clemente Enriquez tips his wide-brimmed hat up as he proudly displays in an open palm the conico corn seeds he plants on his small plot in the rolling hills outside this village west of Mexico City.
Source: Reuters | 2017/4/21 5:03:40

Aussie cheese-maker becomes first approved to sell raw milk cheese in Australia

An Adelaide cheese-maker has become the first Australian to be given approval to produce and sell raw milk cheese after her methods were approved by South Australia's dairy authority.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/19 11:21:28

Global wine production falls during 2016

World wine output dropped in 2016, with volumes in France and Argentina seeing the largest declines, an international wine body said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/12 17:58:39

Hui locals in Xi’an seek to save traditional cuisine from rampant over-commercialization

After a full day of sightseeing in Xi'an, I was starving and ready to eat.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/10 18:43:39

Two Australian restaurants ranked in world's top 50 at ceremony in Melbourne

Two Victorian restaurants have made the prestigious World's 50 Best Restaurants list for the first time.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/6 11:10:16

‘Good France’ event spreads global word on good gastronomy

A self-confessed nation of gastronomes, France on March 21 showcased its famous cuisine by hosting "Good France," a global promotion of its mouthwatering morsels.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/1 0:43:39

Muslim Indonesia joins global craft beer revolution

Defying an escalating anti-alcohol movement and conservative officials in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, Indonesia's only craft brewer is tapping into demand for better quality booze among the country's small number of drinkers.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/1 0:43:39

Mexican chef creates $25,000 taco – but no takers just yet

Shrimp, caviar, truffle and gold flakes aren't standard ingredients in Mexico's popular tacos. But chef Juan Licerio Alcala uses them to create the world's most expensive taco at $25,000.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/17 0:28:49