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The thrill of Taipei

The thrill of Taipei

Taiwan is a small island nation 180km east of China with modern cities, traditional Chinese temples, hot springs resorts and dramatic mountainous terrain. This post takes a snapshot view at the capital Taipai City.

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The White Truffle

The White Truffle

Truffles can sell for thousands and the largest are sold at auction for hundreds of thousands. Truffles are the strong-smelling fruit of a subterranean Ascomycete fungus that grows in broadleaved woodland on calcareous soils. They are considered a culinary delicacy

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What are saveloy skins made of?

What are saveloy skins made of?

The saveloy sausage has a long tradition in England in its different guises up and down the UK. But why is it red and what’s the history of this humble sausage?

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The Doctor of Chocolate

The Doctor of Chocolate

Cambridge University created a new post for a doctor of chocolate for a three and a half year project to look into how chocolate can remain solid in warm climates. The job was placed in the university’s department of chemical engineering & biotechnology.

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