Peng, Gates make anti-smoking call

2012-05-31 09:49:41

Peng Liyuan, China's anti-smoking ambassador, and Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, attend an anti-smoking campaign ahead of the 25th World No-Tobacco Day, in Beijing, May 29.

Hazy answers about quitting smoking

2012-05-31 09:43:06

China, the world's largest tobacco-consumption market, is working to extinguish smoking with new fervency, as a growing number of people view it as a major social issue.

Public shows big appetite for food safety app

2012-05-31 09:20:57

Call it food safety to take away. A new application available for download is topping the medical category of the App Store soon after its release.

Most people uneasy about what they eat

2012-05-31 09:17:08

A new poll shows the public generally has a negative attitude toward food safety in China, with more than 70 percent of respondents saying they feel conditions are unsafe.

Lasagna with roasted beets and herb béchamel

2012-05-30 15:01:39

Recipe for lasagna with roasted beets and herb béchamel, also known as "pink lasagna" for hue the dish gets from beets.

Wine pioneer Changyu has storied history, bright future

2012-05-30 13:31:04

Zhang Bishi founded Changyu Pioneer Wine in 1892, there was no way he could have dreamed that it would grow into one of the world's top vintners 120 years later.

Tastes of China exhibited

2012-05-30 13:28:40

Dishes from different part of China are displayed during China Beijing International Fair for Trade in Services in Beijing.

Documentary stirs national pride in its culinary arts

2012-05-30 10:54:57

Thanks to A Bite of China, food has become the latest source of pride for the nation.

Online ham sales piggyback on series' success

2012-05-30 10:39:23

A Bite of China has triggered an online-shopping craze for food.

Chinese food documentary stirs culinary craze

2012-05-30 08:48:50

A seven-episode documentary series on the country's favorite subject has stirred up a crest of culinary interest including millions of blog entries.

The lure of cured foods

2012-05-30 09:50:40

"Time can be the best friend of food, or a deadly enemy." So starts the fourth episode of A Bite of China, a documentary broadcast recently on CCTV.

Lee Kum Kee joins hands with Confucius Institute Headquarters

2012-05-29 18:10:41

Lee Kum Kee, a 124-year-old Chinese company that manufactures Asian sauces, signed a memorandum of cooperation on May 24 with the Confucius Institute Headquarters at Beijing Language and Culture University to help train volunteers to promote Chinese cuisine worldwide.