Why More Tibetan Nomads Are Going Vegetarian
Over the last 15 years, a wave of Tibetans has fully embraced vegetarianism, as nomads and previously isolated towns have gotten access to other foods besides yak products.
Why Eating Tonnes of Dumplings Makes for a Lucky Chinese New Year
In Chinese cuisine, dumplings are believed to bring good fortune, as they look like gold ingots. “More is generally better as a rule of thumb,” says London Chinese chef Andrew Wong.
This Pho-Stuffed Burrito Is Better than It Sounds
"Everyone assumes that I’m going to serve it with a dipping broth but I just make sure that the beef is so juicy that it releases the pho broth when you bite into it.”
Indonesia's Jet-Black Chickens Are the Dark Side of Poultry
The ayam cemani, a prized breed of Indonesian chicken, is the result of a genetic mutation that produces a completely black bird, from beak to bone. Because of their color and supposed magical properties, they can fetch up to $4,000 each.