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Maggot cheese, putrid sea herring or virgin boy eggs-bon appetit!

Posted by on 11/12/2018
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Maggot cheese, putrid sea herring or virgin boy eggs-bon appetit!

Maggot cheese, putrid sea herring or virgin boy eggs-bon appetit!

Care for some maggot cheese, fried tarantula or a bat? Or how about fried locusts, grasshoppers or virgin boy eggs? These delicacies are among some 80 items featured at the Disgusting Food Museum that opened in Los Angeles On Sunday, aiming to expose visitors to different cultures and foods and what we may all be […]

‘Miracle’ doughnuts emerge as Israel celebrates Hanukkah

Posted by on 09/12/2018
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‘Miracle’ doughnuts emerge as Israel celebrates Hanukkah

‘Miracle’ doughnuts emerge as Israel celebrates Hanukkah

Consider the doughnut. Good, right? Now consider that doughnut made with gourmet ingredients like creme de cassis, stuffed with fresh fruit or topped with chocolate pearls. Really good, right? At this time of year in Israel, that and more can be found. Israeli chefs are giving the traditionally basic Hanukkah doughnut-called “sufganiyot” in Hebrew-a higher […]

Make a meal of mealworms, Hong Kong startup says

Posted by on 26/11/2018
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Make a meal of mealworms, Hong Kong startup says

Make a meal of mealworms, Hong Kong startup says

Pasta prepared with mealworms raised in your own home? The unusual dinner idea could soon be a reality, if Hong Kong entrepreneur Katharina Unger has her way. The 28-year-old is the founder of Livin Farms, a start-up that has been making insect incubators since 2016, and is now working on a compact model to cultivate […]

Maggots, licorice and cobra hearts at Sweden’s ‘Disgusting Food Museum’

Posted by on 20/11/2018
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Maggots, licorice and cobra hearts at Sweden’s ‘Disgusting Food Museum’

Maggots, licorice and cobra hearts at Sweden’s ‘Disgusting Food Museum’

 Cheese teeming with squirming maggots, sheep’s eye juice and mouse wine: the “Disgusting Food Museum” explores why a dish seems delicious to some, but for others is stomach-churning. On show for three months at an old slaughterhouse in the southern Swedish city of Malmo, the exhibit-created by Samuel West, who previously served up the […]

Cheesy music: Swiss experiment with sound to make cheese tastier

Posted by on 03/11/2018
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Cheesy music: Swiss experiment with sound to make cheese tastier

Cheesy music: Swiss experiment with sound to make cheese tastier

When searching a fromagerie for the perfect chunk of cheddar or parmesan, cheese aficionados have probably never grilled vendors over what kind of music was played to their cheeses. To many, the question itself might sound crackers. But a Swiss cheesemaker has embarked on an experiment to test the impact of music on Emmental, one […]

Tsukiji: It’s not all about the fish, says Michelin chef

Posted by on 04/10/2018
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Tsukiji: It’s not all about the fish, says Michelin chef

Tsukiji: It’s not all about the fish, says Michelin chef

When two-starred Michelin chef Lionel Beccat reminisces about Tsukiji, the world’s biggest fish market in Tokyo, it is not the ocean’s bounty that stirs memories but the fishmongers themselves. “The story of Tsukiji is quite simply a story about human relationships,” Beccat tells AFP as he browses through the market at the crack of dawn […]

South African villagers tap into trend for ‘superfood’ baobab

Posted by on 24/09/2018
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South African villagers tap into trend for ‘superfood’ baobab

South African villagers tap into trend for ‘superfood’ baobab

From before dawn, 54-year-old grandmother Annah Muvhali weaves between baobab trees that loom over her rural South African home, collecting fruit that enthusiasts worldwide hail as a “superfood”. About 1,000 women in the village of Muswodi Dipeni, in the northern province of Limpopo, earn a living by harvesting the furry, hard-shelled baobab fruit pods. The […]

Knights of the tripe: French food cults defend local fare

Posted by on 19/09/2018
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Knights of the tripe: French food cults defend local fare

Knights of the tripe: French food cults defend local fare

On a Saturday morning in September in the Normandy countryside a group of men and women gather for an ancient French initiation ceremony. The merry band bustling about in colorful robes and hats, with oversized medallions hanging around their necks, could be performers in a Shakespeare troupe, members of a medieval guild, maybe even druids. […]

Meghan launches Grenfell cookbook

Posted by on 18/09/2018
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Meghan launches Grenfell cookbook

Meghan launches Grenfell cookbook

LONDON: In her first solo charity project, Meghan, the newly-wed wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, launches a cookbook this week in support of families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire disaster in London. The Duchess of Sussex has written the foreword to the recipe collection entitled “Together: Our Community Cookbook”, produced by women who suffered […]

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain wins posthumous Emmys for ‘Parts Unknown’

Posted by on 10/09/2018
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Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain wins posthumous Emmys for ‘Parts Unknown’

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain wins posthumous Emmys for ‘Parts Unknown’

US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who committed suicide in June at age 61, posthumously earned a pair of Emmy Awards on Sunday for his work on the popular CNN food-and-travel show he hosted, “Parts Unknown.” Bourdain was awarded one of the Emmys, the US television industry’s highest honor, for outstanding writing of a nonfiction program […]

Cambodian reptile café slithers into people’s hearts

Posted by on 06/09/2018
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Cambodian reptile café slithers into people’s hearts

Cambodian reptile café slithers into people’s hearts

For anyone terrified of an albino python, an orange corn snake or a scaly, bearded iguana, Chea Raty says getting up close and personal at Phnom Penh’s first reptile-themed cafe is the only remedy. Taking off from the cat cafes already popular in the Cambodian capital, Chea Raty launched his business to revamp the skin-crawling […]

Hong Kong dim sum favorite faces uncertain future

Posted by on 02/09/2018
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Hong Kong dim sum favorite faces uncertain future

Hong Kong dim sum favorite faces uncertain future

Impatient diners crowd around carts of steaming dim sum steered by fierce “trolley aunties” at Hong Kong’s Lin Heung Tea House, one of the city’s most famous restaurants, now fearing for its future. Lin Heung’s traditional homemade dishes, including cha siu bao (barbecue pork buns), har gow (shrimp dumplings) and ma lai go (Cantonese sponge […]

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