Food

World’s Best Female Chef is French… yet again

30 Apr 2016
Dominique Crenn is the latest chef to join the closed circle of women named World’s Best Female Chef, it was announced on April 27. The French chef, now based in San Francisco, was crowned with the title ahead of the June unveiling...
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Naked dining: Latest restaurant concept to hit London

25 Apr 2016
From an owl café to a "Game of Thrones" themed restaurant, it's hard to beat London when it comes to keeping foodies on their toes with new dining experiences. The latest addition to the city's quirky restaurant scene is...
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Cairo's foodies descend on Merryland Park for CairoBites festival

17 Apr 2016
The CairoBites food festival returned to Cairo for the third year running on Friday and Saturday, attracting thousands of food fans to the Merryland Park in Heliopolis. The theme this year was “Old is Gold”, focused on 80s and...
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Ten simple rules to keep food poisoning at bay

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16 Apr 2016
Hands should be washed with soap and water before and during food preparation. If that's not possible, use an antibacterial wipe, gel or solution. This should be repeated after touching raw foods (meat and vegetables) and after contact...
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Team Japan leads pack in real-life 'Iron Chef' cooking competition

Chefs taking part in the 2015 'Bocuse d'or' contest, a contest often dubbed the World Cup of chefs
 
16 Apr 2016
Japan has been crowned the continental champion of a cooking competition that could be described as the real-life “Iron Chef”.   At the Bocuse d'Or Asia-Pacific held in Singapore this week, team Japan led the...
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Florence latest Italian city to adopt ‘you are what you eat’ mantra

15 Apr 2016
Fried cow’s brains might not be to everyone’s taste, but more people may sample the Florentine specialty now that Italy’s art capital has ordered food outlets in the city centre to sell mostly local produce. Florence is...
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Siberian eatery is ideal spot for a Putin fan

13 Apr 2016
From the outside, President Cafe that opened last month is not that different from other eating places in this working-class residential area of Krasnoyarsk, a city in eastern Siberia. He might be 4,000 km away in Moscow, but just step...
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From street food to fine dining in Lagos

Senegalese pioneer of African cuisine Pierre Thiam speaks about his food at Nok By Alara.
04 Mar 2016
An ambitious restaurant in Lagos is setting out to elevate Nigerian street food staples to fine dining, tapping into a growing hunger in the city for upscale West African food.   Classic West African dishes, passed down from mother to...
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CNN: 40 Indonesian foods we can't live without

Those who finish the Drop-Dead Donkatsu inside 20 minutes get their face on the Wall of Fame. 
 
28 Feb 2016
At a poll CNN did a few years ago, our readers voted rendang the most delicious food in the world.   It's time to give Indonesia's culinary credentials some time in the limelight.   Here we run through a mouth-watering...
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Can a cluttered kitchen give you the munchies?

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13 Feb 2016
If you can’t seem to stop yourself from snacking, your messy kitchen may be at least partly to blame, a recent study suggests.   “It’s easier to spend five minutes cleaning up your kitchen than 24 hours trying to...
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