Monday, October 25, 2021

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...

China chilli fest gets off to scorching start

 An annual chilli pepper festival kicked off yesterday in central China's spice-loving Hunan province with a chilli-eating contest in which the winner set 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...

Cheesy music: Swiss experiment with sound to make cheese tastier

When searching a fromagerie for the perfect chunk of cheddar or parmesan, cheese aficionados have probably never grilled vendors over what kind of music...

Beef in the buff? Paris opens first nudist restaurant

Leave your coats, your pants and your inhibitions at the door: a Paris restaurant has begun serving up classic French fare to diners in...

Iranian bread permanent guest at Kuwaiti tables

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

Forget chocolate, how about a cockroach for Valentine’s?

Forget chocolate, flowers or a romantic dinner. A zoo in Texas is offering singles the chance to name a cockroach after their...

Kuwaiti breeder hopes superworms will become new superfood

Kuwaiti businessman Jassem Buabbas has spent years breeding “superworms” for animal feed and now hopes the creatures will find their way into the diets...

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...

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 -...

As eels grow in value, US clamps down on poaching

BREWER, Maine: Changes in the worldwide sushi industry have turned live baby American eels into a commodity that can fetch more than $2,000 a...

$280,000 lab-grown burger could be a more palatable $10 in 2 yrs

MADRID/ZURICH: Lab-grown meat, first introduced to the world six years ago in the form of a $280,000 hamburger, could hit supermarket shelves...

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