Tuna sells for record $3m at Tokyo auction

TOKYO: President of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, Kiyoshi Kimura, displays a 278 kg bluefin tuna at his main restaurant yesterday. —...

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...

A Kuwaiti touch: Local chefs excelling in the art of French cuisine

 KUWAIT: French cuisine is known throughout the world for its unique texture, outstanding flavor, and distinctive presentation, making it one of the most famous...

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...

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...

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

Thinking comfort food? Think Ethiopian

 When you crave comfort food during a cold winter night, you're likely to end up having a nice, warm, yet unhealthy meal with thousands...

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...

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...

UAE expats get taste of Ramadan traditional sweets

Nida Mohammed drove for more than an hour from Fujairah to Sharjah in the UAE just to buy special Iraqi sweets and...

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 -...

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...

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25th Feb