NPR | July 21, 2014 2:04 p.m.
A French law requires restaurants that sell homemade food to display a label on their menu to distinguish them from places that use frozen or vacuum-packed food. But critics say the law is too vague.
NPR | July 19, 2014 9:21 a.m.
Officials say the snails are "highly invasive, voracious pests" that eat paint and stucco off houses. But the snails are a prized delicacy in West Africa, where they're marinated or grilled on sticks.
NPR | July 18, 2014 4:54 p.m.
Since October thousands of children attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border have been taken into custody. Author Kate Bernheimer recommends a book to help reflect on the lives of these children.
NPR | July 17, 2014 4:11 p.m.
Americans throw out a lot of food. And a lot of meat. That means our waste has a bigger impact on the global food supply than vegetarian discards. Why? Blame it on hidden calories.
NPR | July 16, 2014 11:43 a.m.
After a taste of Singaporean bone soup, we felt compelled to unpack what makes marrow so profoundly delicious. A biochemist says its unique combination of volatile compounds create a wallop of umami.
NPR | July 15, 2014 1:13 p.m.
Camu camu will soon dethrone açai - an Amazonian berry that's made its mark in the crowded health food market. Or so its promoters are claiming. We asked NPR's Brazil bureau to investigate.
NPR | July 14, 2014 1:18 p.m.
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a burger that replaces the beef with a deep fried tofu patty.
NPR | July 14, 2014 8:57 a.m.
Gordimer found her central theme exploring the human effects of racial injustice, but her work continued long after South Africa's apartheid regime had ended.
NPR | July 10, 2014 4:58 p.m.
Off the coast of Tuscany, prisoners serving the end of their sentences are learning to make wine from a 30th-generation winemaker. It's a unique approach to rehabilitation that seems to be working.
NPR | July 10, 2014 3:53 p.m.
A new banana enhanced with vitamin A is intended to address diet deficiencies in Uganda. But if the past history of "biofortified" crops is prologue, it faces a tough road ahead.