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NEW YORK - Fitness vacations have ventured far from the fat farm.

New York chef's first book serves comfort food with a kick

NEW YORK - In his first cookbook, "Season with Authority: Confident Home Cooking," celebrity chef and restaurateur Marc Murphy encourages the home cook to be bold, not bland.

05 May 2015

Hemsley sisters find 'eat your greens' sells cookbooks

LONDON - Melissa and Jasmine Hemsley are getting noticed for their style of cooking using wholesome ingredients, but which has diners saying "this doesn't taste healthy" -- and meaning it as a compliment.

30 Apr 2015

Hemsley sisters find 'eat your greens' sells cookbooks

LONDON - Melissa and Jasmine Hemsley are getting noticed for their style of cooking using wholesome ingredients, but which has diners saying "this doesn't taste healthy" -- and meaning it as a compliment.

28 Apr 2015

China wine growers beat France into second place

PARIS - China overtook France last year as the world's second largest wine grower by area under cultivation as it continued to plant vast fields of mostly imported grape vines to meet growing demand.

27 Apr 2015

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.

21 Apr 2015

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.

21 Apr 2015

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