Tuesday, August 13, 2013
With its masters required to hone their skills over decades, sushi in Japan is steeped in tradition. But it is also often a high-tech operation where robotic precision steals the limelight from the chef's knife.
Sunday, August 11, 2013
When the world's first test-tube beef burger was cooked and eaten this week, food critics all asked about its taste. For many Jews, Muslims and Hindus, the first question was whether their faith allowed them to try it.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Alberto Pellegrini doesn't speak or read Japanese, a deficit that threatened to leave the Italian tourist starving in a nation famous for its gastronomic delights.
Monday, August 5, 2013
Coffee in Germany used to be just differentiated by brands, but Europe's biggest nation is now discovering the subtle differences in taste between the world's growing regions. From Ethiopia to Colombia, from Kenya to Vietnam; there's a coffee type to suit everyone's taste. After all, there are up to 1,000 different aromas locked inside every coffee bean. The trick is to get them out and onto your palate.
Sunday, August 4, 2013
A corner of west London will see culinary and scientific history made on Monday when scientists cook and serve up the world's first lab-grown beef burger.
The stomach is also a path to power: the chefs of world leaders must be able to save a state banquet at the last minute, and they need to keep their employers' favorite meals top secret.
Saturday, August 3, 2013
Gordon Ramsay's, dare we say it, softer side comes out when the formidable chef presides over aspiring kid cooks on a new reality show.
Monday, July 29, 2013
In the Washington suburb of Arlington, cheese shop owner Jill Erber is leading an almost desperate crusade to convince U.S. authorities not to ban one of her products over a tiny thing like mites.
Sunday, July 14, 2013
It was a lineup of the unlikeliest sort — more than a dozen of Portland's finest farm-to-table chefs shouldering shotguns and taking aim.
Saturday, June 29, 2013
U.S. celebrity chef Paula Deen saw more lucrative deals evaporate on Thursday despite her renewed apologies for using a racial slur, as retailer Target Corp. and drug company Novo Nordisk A/S joined the list of sponsors distancing themselves from the doyenne of Southern cooking.