Chinese scientists sequence sweet orange genome

2012-04-23 09:32:17

Chinese scientists have sequenced the genome of the sweet orange (Citrus sinensis), the first time a Chinese research team has independently determined the genome sequence of a fruit.

Sweet deal for strawberry pickers

2012-04-22 07:37:06

Spring is the peak time for strawberries.

Blazes from the past

2012-04-22 07:36:13

Flambe is the word at Boston restaurant.

Chasing the great tastes of Europe

2012-04-22 07:36:13

Roasted scallops, mixed with quail's egg, asparagus and mushrooms, in sour and sweet sauce.

Titanic meal won't be your last

2012-04-22 07:36:13

In the evening of April 14, 1912, a 10-course luxury dinner was served to only a few upper-class guests in the first-class cabin on the Titanic.

Personal taste

2012-04-21 07:34:12

Shaanxi cuisine is personal. Well, at least it is for me. At age 19, I went to college in Shaanxi's provincial capital Xi'an.

Gourmet food of Russia

2012-04-18 13:55:28

Take a look at gourmet food of Russia.

Experts allay fears over toxic TCM

2012-04-18 10:31:57

There is no need to worry about the toxicity of traditional Chinese medicine as it is backed by developed theories and drug- making techniques, says leading expert.

Wok and play

2012-04-17 14:36:31

In a traditional courtyard house or siheyuan right in the heart of Beijing, Zhou Chunyi peers over the shoulder of one of her students as she wrestles with a wok.

Fusion delivers best of both hemispheres

2012-04-15 10:52:38

Traditional Western ingredients will be as delicious as those prepared in the Western ways at Dragon Phoenix.

Easy Italian

2012-04-15 10:48:41

Donna Mah experiences the organic food approach at Linguini Fini in Hong Kong.

To ban or not to ban, that is the question

2012-04-15 10:37:10

It's not on any menu, and fugu or puffer fish is still technically outlawed for restaurants in China.