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In the kitchen, 'We're all human': Refugee cooks up taste of Syria

For one night this week, the young Syrian Kurd, who fled to Greece a year ago, showcased his cooking talent alongside a Greek chef in a packed Athens restaurant to mark World Refugee Day Tuesday (June 20).
Source: Reuters | 2017/6/23 5:03:40

Growers at Bordeaux winefest unite against climate change

Wine makers who once took great pleasure in competing against each other to offer the best wine on the market are now locked in a duel with Mother Nature to simply save the vines they manage to grow.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/23 5:03:40

Chinese adaptations of Japanese shows and films fail to please audiences

Adapting a classic into a Chinese production is always a challenge no matter what country the source material is from. However, it seems that the possibility for things to turn out disappointingly increases when it comes to adapting a Japanese story.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/19 17:48:39

Baker rises to the top by bringing baguettes to Togo

Clad in the apron of his trade, Bonaventure Boma chides employees while they take steaming baguettes out of the hot ovens that have helped make him "the king of bread" in Togo
Source: AFP | 2017/6/18 17:23:39

Waxberry planting, fruit picking tours boost economy in China's Zhejiang

A tourist picks waxberries at an orchard in Henghe Township in Cixi City of east China's Zhejiang Province, June 13, 2017. Waxberry planting and the fruit picking tours here boosted local economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/14 10:06:22

Over 30,000 people attend lobster banquet in east China

Photo taken on June 13, 2017 shows the scene of a lobster banquet in Xuyi, east China's Jiangsu Province. More than 30,000 residents and tourists took part in the lobster banquet Tuesday in Xuyi.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/14 10:03:35

Chefs prepare tamales at gastrnomic fair in Lima, Peru

Chefs prepare tamales during an activity of a gastronomic fair in Lima, Peru, on June 11, 2017. During the activity, tamales were prepared with an ancient recipe in 27 hours by 300 students from a chef institute.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/13 9:56:27

Award-winning S. African chef Zola Nene talks about food, China and the future

"My food philosophy is food is for everyone. Because at the end of the day, we all have to eat, so we should all be able to cook," remarked South African chef Zola Nene to an intimate crowd of Chinese and expat food enthusiasts at The Bookworm in Beijing recently.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/12 18:53:39

Chefs seek to make place at the table for Turkish cuisine

In a bid to banish stereotypes of late-night greasy fast food, Turkish chefs are trying to burnish their image by showcasing the culinary riches the country has to offer.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/9 0:26:14

Fields of wheat reaped in east China's Jiangsu

A villager works in farmland of Songwen Village in Yuncheng City, north China's Shanxi Province, May 30, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/30 22:54:09

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