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...

Hong Kong festival mooncakes get a protest makeover

At the back of her tiny shop, Hong Kong baker Naomi Suen pulls out a fresh tray of mooncakes-each one sporting popular...

Japan, China dominate list of world’s top restaurants

Japan and China have more of the world's best restaurants than anywhere else, according to the La Liste ranking, which will be published next...

Decade-old burger’s decay livestreamed in Iceland

A decade after McDonald's shut down in Iceland, thousands of online users follow the live slow decay...

How a Brit got Asia to fall for Macau’s Portuguese egg tarts

With their flaky pastry casing, creamy custard filling and brulee topping, Macau's Portuguese egg tarts are as...

Sophie the robot whips up noodles of Singapore noodles

A Singaporean engineering company has built a robot that can serve up a piping hot bowl of laksa, one of the city-state's...

Balkan pepper relish stirs appetites and pride

It's a source of Balkan rivalry but one ubiquitous smell: the wood-fire roasting of peppers wafting through towns and villages each autumn as families...

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...

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...

With music and burger empire, Cameroon couple living ‘Russian dream’

Decked out in gold jewelry and high-end fashion, Walter and Cindy Tchassem descend on a Moscow fast-food joint escorted by bodyguards. Both...

Extreme dining in Shanghai: Chef’s twist on haute cuisine

A van spirits ten guests to a secret location in Shanghai, where they enter a non-descript industrial building as Strauss's theme from "2001: A...

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

Kopi Luwak from Indonesia, coffee beans eaten and excreted by the Asian palm civet, is presented in the Disgusting Food Museum on...

E Paper

8th Apr