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Chinese Carver Jimmy Zhang Makes Melons Bloom and Carrots Fly

Watch video as Chef Jimmy Zhang, Master of the Chinese Art of Fruit and Vegetable carving, creates exquisite watermelon roses and shares the secrets of this ancient craft. HIs passion started with a potato and now he fashions rearing horses out of taro, tropical fish from carrots and a feisty dragon out of giant radishes.. Continue reading

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Food Speaks in Many Tongues – Edible Idioms in 17 Languages

Porridge Head! Sweetie-Pie. Adaptable Tomato. Every language uses descriptive food phrases as insults, endearments, warnings and advice. Here is a smorgasbord of food metaphors and idioms in 17 languages including French, ASL, Danish, Chinese, German, Spanish, Turkish, Hebrew, Italian and Arabic Continue reading

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