Culinary News

Culinary News

Culinary news from around the world. News about chefs and people who love good food.
Italy Allows Food Theft if you're Homeless and HungryItaly Allows Food Theft if you're Homeless and Hungry
11 May
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Italy's Supreme Court has ruled that it will not hold homeless and hungry people responsible if they steal small amounts of food from stores in the country.
Latvia Bans the Sale of Energy Drinks to KidsLatvia Bans the Sale of Energy Drinks to Kids
02 Feb.
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Starting June 1, 2016, Latvia will be prohibiting the sale of energy drinks to kids under 18 years of age. This decision was made by the country's last Parliament meeting.
The Typical School Lunch in 10 Countries Around the WorldThe Typical School Lunch in 10 Countries Around the World
25 Sept.
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France - lunch for students in the country consists of beef steak, a piece of cheese, carrot salad, green beans and fruit. South Korea - students usually eat a lunch of fish soup, rice with tofu, sauerkraut, broccoli and fresh peppers.
Oddities in Dining Etiquette Around the WorldOddities in Dining Etiquette Around the World
23 Sept.
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Cut your potatoes with a fork - this is the accepted norm in Germany. According to Germans, who are world famous for their precision, the knife is actually too precise for cutting potatoes with, so grab your fork and have at it.
New Fad: Making Oil from Cockroaches and WormsNew Fad: Making Oil from Cockroaches and Worms
07 Sept.
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For years scientists have been looking for a solution to world hunger. And through their process of searching they've been sporadically offering all kinds of unusual, crazy and even disgusting alternative products to put on our dining table.
Five Foods That Will Turn you Into a GeniusFive Foods That Will Turn you Into a Genius
10 July
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It turns out that the foods we eat are the key to a clearer mind, better memory and as a result of this - success. The functioning of the brain, one of the most important parts of the body, depends indeed on the products we consume.
Today is International Popcorn DayToday is International Popcorn Day
19 Jan.
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One of the most beloved culinary snacks for the majority of people, popcorn, commemorates its international holiday today. For centuries, the corn temptation has been a favorite for so many nations.
Tomato Skins to Replace Synthetics in CansTomato Skins to Replace Synthetics in Cans
11 Nov.
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Until recently, the remnants from the tomato canning process, in the form of tons upon tons of tomato skins, were thrown out. However, scientists have finally found an effective use for them.
Coca-Cola and Pepsi Reduce the Amount of Sugar in Their SodasCoca-Cola and Pepsi Reduce the Amount of Sugar in Their Sodas
17 Oct.
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Coca-Cola and Pepsi have come to a unanimous decision that the amount of sugar in their products needs to be limited. For now this change will only apply to markets in France.
Record! Swiss Man Grows a One-Ton PumpkinRecord! Swiss Man Grows a One-Ton Pumpkin
09 Oct.
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Beni Meier is the farmer who grew the gigantic record-breaking pumpkin. The Swiss man is a renowned expert when it comes to growing large pumpkins, which apply for Guinness world records.