World’s hottest peppers grow under Serbian snow

December snow flurries in Serbia haven't stopped Aleksandar Tanic from cultivating his scorching-hot crop: the crinkly chili peppers that are considered the...

Kuwaiti men break the mold, seek to become topnotch chefs

Chef credits female relatives for teaching him secrets to excellent cooking Kuwaiti chef Ziyad Hamada. —KUNA 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...

Cheesed off: Italian regions highly strung over mozz

Defenders of buffalo mozzarella in the Campania region of southern Italy have vowed to fight a decision made this week by the farming ministry...

Swiss chocolatier Callebaut all-in on cacao

Swiss chocolatier Barry Callebaut on Friday unveiled a new formulation that packs in the parts of the cacao fruit it used to...

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...

Cheddar cheese row chef named as ‘immortal’ of French cuisine

A French celebrity chef who is suing the Michelin guide for suggesting he used cheddar cheese in a souffle was named as...

Bizarre Foods host on new show, travel tips, addiction hope

Andrew Zimmern, host of Travel Channel's "Bizarre Foods," thinks he's misunderstood. He says he's known as "fat guy runs around world, eats bugs," but...

Homegirl Cafe offers ‘platos’ by ex-gang members with hope

In a different time, at another place, and under other circumstances, you might have run away from Latisha Valenzuela and Glenda Alvarenga. But at...

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...

Meat-free champions lick their lips as market booms

SAN FRANCISCO: Beef-free burgers, egg-free omelettes and milk-free ice cream -- meat and dairy alternatives have shot to the top of...

Thousands of Mexicans polish off massive king cake

Mexico City's giant plaza was girdled with king cake late Friday as part of the capital's traditional Three Kings Day celebration. Some 250,000 people...

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19th January