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Modernized farm on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

2013-07-02 11:12:56
Along the No. 306 provincial trunk road lies the modernized Mainling Farm on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. It is 38 kilometers far from Bayi town.

Ancient Tibetan tea returns to market

2013-07-02 09:56:29
Well known for people's health and cultural connotation, Tibetan tea, when mentioned, would remind most people of southwest China's Sichuan and Yunnan province.

Yunnan brews up cups of success

2013-06-26 09:20:48
Tea-growing South China may soon gain renown for another beverage.

Cooling off, the traditional way

2013-06-26 07:41:33
While the rest of the world swelters as the mercury shoots up, China keeps cool with the help of ancient practices that have been passed down for countless generations.

Aiding Yunnan's farmers

2013-06-26 06:50:12
In addition to exports, coffee beans grown in Pu'er are also bought directly by leading coffee houses Nestle and Starbucks.

From the tree to the cup

2013-06-26 06:50:12
Each year, coffee is harvested during the dry season, when the coffee cherries ripen and become bright red, glossy and firm.

Faith in the capital

2013-06-22 08:27:20
While many other global celebrity chefs flocked to Hong Kong and Shanghai, Yannick Alleno chose to start his first restaurant in Asia in the capital of the Middle Kingdom.

The Chef's memoirs

2013-06-16 07:43:38
He is a chef before all else, but he has distilled the experiences of a lifetime into essays that expose the lesser-known facets of the culinary world.

Ancient hotpot, modern cuisine

2013-06-06 14:22:09
Sichuan hotpot dates back to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) when it was first created in a small town along the upper reaches of the Yangtze River.

Stuff of summer

2013-06-04 08:50:46
In winter it is a warm, whitewashed haven serving delicious fish and chips and chicken Kiev, but in summer it transforms into an airy chilled getaway.

Macaroon madness

2013-06-03 10:46:38
Seeing a dozen people or so line up inside the Laduree outlet in Hong Kong's Harbour City mall is now a common sight.

Wine journey

2013-06-02 08:03:25
While names like Bourdeux and Champagne are familiar to even the most casual of wine drinkers, Australian wines from the Yarra Valley is making inroads into the Chinese market.

Benefits of meat deal

2013-05-31 11:18:13
The $4.7 billion deal to buy US meats icon Smithfield Foods that China's Shuanghui International announced on Wednesday represents more than a smart business decision.

A German fan of Chinese medicine

2013-05-30 08:10:17
It took thousands of miles for Henriette Reker to experience the magic of traditional Chinese medicine, but she believes it was worth it.

Fish swimming in beer

2013-05-27 10:22:06
Everybody in China knows Guilin is famous for its osmanthus, water chestnuts, betel-nut taro and snail noodles.

Mountains with heart

2013-05-23 05:36:33
Guizhou offers tourists off the beaten track a sense of hospitality, tranquility - and a splendid cuppa.

Mills investigated over tainted rice

2013-05-22 10:31:53
Three rice mills in central China's Hunan Province are being investigated after rice they produced was found to be contaminated with cadmium last week.

Improved teaching aids TCM understanding

2013-05-22 09:57:59
Maximin Gaillard, a French student obsessed with traditional Chinese medicine, used to feel completely lost in class.

Shanghai to allow chicken again

2013-05-22 07:49:24
With no new confirmed cases of the H7N9 virus on the Chinese mainland for more than a week, Shanghai is planning to allow cold-processed poultry meat onto the market by the end of May.

Exotic ethnic dining in Beijing

2013-05-20 13:52:28
Beijing is where the world and her dining companions meet, and good chefs from all over the country congregate.