Michelin boosts female chefs in 2019 guide

Italian-Argentinian chef Mauro Colagreco (center left) and French chef Laurent Petit (Center right) react on stage with French chef Alain Ducasse...

A hope for endangered eels, Japanese summer delicacy

FUJISAWA: The Japanese summer delicacy of roasted eel, braised with a tangy sauce and sprinkled with prickly mountain pepper, is in question as the...

Stinkin’ sky-high: Indonesian durians fetch $1,000 apiece

Two durian fruits have sold for nearly $1,000 each in Indonesia, an eye-watering price that lit up social media and prompted awestruck...

Papa roach: Chinese farmer breeds bugs for the table

Cockroach farmer Li Bingcai eating an exuvial roach at his farm in Yibin, China’s southwestern Sichuan province. — AFP photos

French chef who ‘invented’ magret de canard dies

French chef Andre Daguin, credited with inventing the magret de canard dish emblematic of southwestern France and making the rich duck delicacy...

Tickled pink: Japan lovers taste new chocs on Valentine’s Day

'I love pink. I love chocolate. So this is just great for me' It is a marriage made in Heaven for cute-obsessed Japan: this Valentine's...

Iranian bread permanent guest at Kuwaiti tables

Kuwaitis' bond with Iranian culture unchanged despite regional tensions KUWAIT: Khalil Kamal makes...

Uprooted entrepreneurs form ‘Little Damascus’

IDLIB: On a bustling street in northwest Syria, young restaurateur Abdulrahim Abulezz serves up juicy chicken wraps crafted according to a traditional recipe from...

Oscars chef cooks up a storm for the big night

They will nibble on Oscar-shaped flatbreads topped with smoked salmon and caviar, sip French drink and sink their teeth into tiny chocolate...

Mexican regional cuisine drives booming food scene

Sure, every foodie loves tacos and enchiladas. But what about lesser-known Mexican classics like cochinita pibil, the impossibly flavorful, slow-roasted meat dish from the...

Desert truffles are Libya’s ‘manna from heaven’

Braving the cold and hostile Libyan desert, Milad Mohammed scratches the ground to extract what he calls "manna from heaven" -- white...

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...

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