In the 2016 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition to be held Aug. 5-8, Hsinchu, Taichung and Chiayi governments will each set up flagship pavilions to showcase their best food.
Although coffee culture in Taiwan has been rapidly expanding in recent years, one company returns to the island's Chinese roots and hopes to promote the heritage and original process of making tea. Cofounded by Nicholas Palumbo and Simon Thomas, Dachi Tea Company (大氣) aims to give tea culture a "globally appealing face."
It started in September 2013. Suzanne Ling, Lee Swee Lin and Kim Lim were all students at UCSI University in Kuala Lumpur and had worked on a college project with the refugee communities in Kuala Lumpur. After their project ended, they felt they needed to continue helping the refugees. The following year, the trio started Hands of Hope Malaysia, a platform for college students to volunteer to teach refugee and special needs children.
Of course we are familiar with the Spanish rice dish paella, we say. It is the color of a Mediterranean sunrise, a coral red or saffron yellow. Chef Rosa Camprodon shakes her head. Or maybe that's a shudder. She is our instructor at a Barcelona cooking school that caters to tourists, and she is teaching us to make paella Catalonia-style: a rich coppery brown.
Beer drinkers who can often find out details about the grain and hops that went into their beverage may get more information from major brewers -- about calories, carbohydrates, protein and more.
It may be on the UNESCO heritage list, but global experts warn the Mediterranean diet, prized for its health benefits, is losing so much ground to the fast food culture that the decline may be irreversible.
As a teenager on the streets of Lima, Virgilio Martinez aspired to a life of extremes, hoping to become a professional skateboarder.
Scientists in Singapore have found a green, efficient way to deal with the growing amount of food waste that the country produces.
This photo shows a bowl of mango shaved ice, a famous Taiwanese dessert, served up at Tainan City's Yujing District (玉井) on Sunday, July 3. Yujing District kicked off events for mango season on Saturday,....
Bastille Day has always been a momentous celebration of French culture and history, and the Association des Français de Taiwan (AFT) welcomes you to celebrate its Ninth French Party Day, La France en Fête (France Celebrates!), in honor of Bastille Day. The event will be held on Saturday, July 9 at Bopiliao Historical Old Street, No. 101, Guangzhou St., Wanhua District (台北市萬華區廣州街101號.), which is near MRT Longshan Temple Station, exit 3 (捷運龍山寺站 3 號出口). Attendees from all backgrounds, nationalities, languages and ages are welcome.