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Top Italian chef to open community kitchen in famous Paris church

Top Italian chef Massimo Bottura, whose Osteria Francescana was named the world's best restaurant last year, is in talks to open a community kitchen in Paris that would serve the homeless and other people in need.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/4 19:26:31

Enjoy a weekend of Red tourism in Anren, Sichuan Province

Instead of trying to recreate the atmosphere of a China that existed several centuries ago, local sites related to the country's early 20th century revolutionary past are the town's hottest tourist attractions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 19:26:31

Climate-conscious foodies swap cows for crickets

After watching locals in Malawi snacking on flying termites, British charity worker Shami Radia opened a pop-up restaurant in London with a seven-course menu dedicated to insects.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/4 19:26:31

Popular Chinese restaurant Tin Tin continues to win over hearts and stomachs in Kenya's capital of Nairobi

Tin Tin, a Chinese restaurant located in central Nairobi, has been serving local Kenyans for nearly four decades with its zestful dishes and unique cultural background.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/2 17:48:40

Chinese cuisine can integrate into current health food trends, say experts

To eat, or not to eat? That's always a tough question for people interested in fitness, and it is even more true in China. Chinese food, although diverse, is high in fats and features a great deal of fried fare.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/30 18:05:05

Bean curd skin: traditional snack in east China

Fang Yanfen makes bean curd skin at Xiajie Village of Xianju County, Taizhou City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Dec. 24, 2017. The bean curd skin is a traditional snack in Taizhou.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/26 7:39:33

An introduction to Chinese hot pot

What's the best way to get rid of a chill on a cold winter's day? Probably the best answer if you are in China is sitting down for a nice hot pot dinner.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/21 19:09:23

Intangible cultural heritage: handmade Fucheng brown sugar

Photo taken on Dec. 19, 2017 shows the brown sugar manually made by local villagers at Fuliang Village of Fucheng Township in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The handmade Fucheng brown sugar, enlisted as an intangible cultural heritage in Nanning, has a history of more than a century.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/21 15:50:46

Australia stung by N. Zealand bid to trademark manuka honey

Manuka honey's much-hyped healing properties have proved a money-spinner for beekeepers in Australia and New Zealand, but a push to trademark its name has sparked a bitter row between the two countries.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/7 18:53:22

Beef in the buff? Paris opens nudist restaurant, strictly by reservation

Leave your coats, your pants and your inhibitions at the door: A Paris restaurant has begun serving up classic French fare to diners in the nude.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/29 17:08:20

Pastry creates opportunities for Syrian refugee in Jordan

Aromas of orange blossom, almond and coconut waft from the northern Jordan shop of Mazen Obeido, a 42-year-old Syrian who never imagined he would prosper again far from home.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/29 17:08:19

Take a look at 'street of sausage' in Chengdu

Dry sausages and bacon hang on stalls at a market located at Xinkaisi street in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan province on November 28, 2017.
Source: | 2017/11/29 17:05:54

Extreme dining in Shanghai: French chef's twist on haute cuisine

A van spirits 10 guests to a secret location in Shanghai, where they enter a non-descript industrial building as Strauss's theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey fills the air.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/7 18:22:38

Factory worker takes No.1 at first Tiramisu World Cup

An Italian factory worker won the first ever Tiramisu World Cup on November 5, beating 700 other amateurs to whip up the softest and creamiest version of Italy's famous dessert.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/7 18:22:38

13-tonne hotpot served at Chongqing hotpot festival

Standing 1.06 meters tall and weighing 13 tonnes, a giant hotpot with a diameter of 10 meters was set up Thursday at a festival in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, the birthplace of the hot and spicy stockpot of mutton, beef and vegetables.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/10 7:57:51

Cooks make traditional snacks in east China's Jiangsu

Photo taken on Nov. 8, 2017 shows cookies made of glutinous rice, sugar, sesame and walnut at a factory in Nantong City, east China's Jiangsu Province. The cookies are traditional snacks popular in Nantong.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/9 8:55:15

Italy plies visitors with wine as it eyes tourism catch-up

Eating lunch in Italy's Bolgheri wine country, it is not hard to understand why the number of international visitors to this bucolic corner of Tuscany has doubled in five years.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/1 20:39:54

Some spooky cupcakes for Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner. As a person with a sweet tooth, holidays like this always give me a good excuse to indulge a bit by partaking of the well-decorated desserts that are only on offer around this time of year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/26 19:47:28