‘Pope’ of French cuisine Paul Bocuse dies age 91

One of the greatest figures of French gastronomy Paul Bocuse, one of the greatest French chefs of all time, died yesterday aged 91 after a...

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...

Superstar pastry chef’s ‘Food Porn’ has Instagram drooling

When Cedric Grolet takes out his pastry knife, millions of mouths water. The young Frenchman, named the top patissier on the planet last month...

In Ecuadorean cave, meals offered in darkness by the blind

On the outskirts of Ecuador's capital, young couples and families venture into a pitch-black cave in search of an unlikely experience: a meal in...

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...

Turning weed into drinks in Lebanon

Sitting among the vines of Sauvignon Blanc and Tempranillo growing on his spectacular farm in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, Michel Emad remembers the not-so-distant time...

Cashew waste strikes gold: Benin looks to cashews for growth

The back and forth of lorries and pick-up trucks covered with tarpaulin never stops at the Fludor factory in Zogbodomey, two hours...

App delivery boom shakes up China food sector

Guo Bonan has opened several new branches of his "8Peppers" spicy Sichuan-style restaurants across Shanghai since last year, and not one has a dining...

Singapore durian-themed café smells winning combination

A Singapore eatery centered around the pungent tropical fruit durian has caught a whiff of success as patrons flock to the cafe in droves...

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...

Secrets of a super chef: Alain Ducasse on pursuing perfection

As one of the world's most decorated chefs, Alain Ducasse is known for his forensic attention to detail-from thrice-ironed tablecloths to hand-picked...

The Christian December dish nothing to do with Christmas

Stirring a giant vat in a village in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Palestinian Christian Maryam Salem prepares a special festive dish -...

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12th July