After securing Unesco status for the Mediterranean diet, Italy is considering a campaign to place the Neapolitan pizza on UNESCO's cultural heritage list.
The royal wedding will feature two cakes: the official one will be a traditional multi-tiered fruit cake (decorated with edible flowers -- an English rose, a Scottish thistle, a Welsh daffodil and an Irish shamrock -- per the bride), and an unbaked chocolate biscuit cake, a childhood favorite of the prince's.
Since 1994, Doritos have rounded (rather than sharp) corners. Was the eiimination of "sharp" points to reduce the potential for lawsuits over chip-inflected traumas?
According to the WSJ Magazine's new column "Tracked," over the course of one day, chef Tom Colicchio goes 10 bouts in the boxing ring, plates 500 dishes, laughs 12 times, whistles 7 times, and sings 5 rounds of "Elmo’s Song" for his 17-month-old son.
Food graphic novels are big. There's the hit Japanese wine manga Kami no Shizuku ("The Drops of God"), the upcoming comic cookbook from Dirt Candy chef/owner Amanda Cohen, and the much-anticpated Anthony Bourdain collaboration Get Jiro! Now comes news, according to Deadline Hollywood, that Showtime has bought a script for Chew, a "quirky half-hour cop show" based on John Layman and Rob Guillory’s comic series of the same name.Read More >
Researchers at China Agricultural University have developed genetically-modified cows which they say can produce milk with same "characteristics" as human breast milk.
Sea salt from seawater used to cool fuel rods at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant could ultimately corrode the rods and allow radioactive elements to escape. To date, as much as 26 tonnes of salt may have accumulated in reactor unit 1, and twice that amount in the larger units 2 and 3.
Amanda Hesser writes that Google's new recipe search gives an unfair advantage to large recipe databases and favors "quick and easy" and low calorie dishes, which "promotes a cooking culture focused on speed and diets."
The Food and Drug Administration is banning imports of milk and fresh fruit and vegetables from areas near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan.