Healthy profit for Kenyan women selling aloe to UK cosmetics firm

NANYUKI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women herders in Kenya's semi-arid Laikipia County have broken with tradition to export the leaves of a desert plant to Europe, boosting their incomes.

World Chefs: Narisawa serves up sake to enhance local ingredients, dishes

TOKYO - Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa, the owner of Narisawa, serves sake with his dishes because he believes the finest local ingredients go well with the local alcoholic drink.

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Trip Tips: LUXE City Guides - Windy Chicago beckons

- Ask any Midwesterner, and they will tell you to hurriedly pack your bags – the season to visit Chicago is nigh.

17 Apr 2015

Swiss winemaker toasts Russian crisis with glass half full

MOSCOW - For Swiss winemakers Renaud and Marina Burnier a drop in the rouble has opened up new possibilities for a Russian venture they once doubted would get off the ground.

16 Apr 2015

Anne Frank remembered in her own words 70 years after her death

LONDON - Young diarist Anne Frank was remembered through her own words rather than a minute's silence on Tuesday, in a new UK campaign to commemorate 70 years since her death in World War Two. | Video

14 Apr 2015

Tribute to late 'German Sinatra' is surprise Berlin hit

BERLIN - A German musical celebrating 20 of the top hits from pop star Udo Juergens has become the show to see in Berlin after the German-speaking world's answer to Frank Sinatra died at the age of 80 late last year.

Entertainment, Music 13 Apr 2015

Louisville: Mixing business and bourbon with Hint Water's Goldin

NEW YORK - Hint Water founder and CEO Kara Goldin is on a quest to rid the beverage industry of sugary, unhealthy drinks.

07 Apr 2015

Food and Wine magazine names 2015 most promising U.S. chefs

NEW YORK - A former scientist and a blues guitar fan were among the 11 most promising chefs in the United States named by Food & Wine magazine on Tuesday.

31 Mar 2015

It's in the grape: New Zealand vintners pioneer low-alcohol techniques

WELLINGTON - New Zealand's cooler climate is giving its winemakers an edge as they seek to exploit growing global demand for lighter, premium wines, as rising temperatures push up the alcohol content of wines from rivals such as Australia and the United States.

26 Mar 2015

World Chefs: Writer shares cooking tips from top chefs in new cookbook

NEW YORK - Dana Cowin, the editor-in-chief of Food and Wine magazine, shares lessons and tips she learned from some of the best chefs in the world in her first cookbook, "Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen."

24 Mar 2015