John Key, prime minister of New Zealand, dismissed as "ridiculous" Australia's long-standing claim that pavlova was invented there. New evidence in the form of recipes from 1929 and 1933 suggest he is right.
Michelin-starred chefs Ross Lewis and Derry Clarke share some of their favorite recipes. Lewis offers lime-marinated scallops, while Clarke tells how to prepare a leg of lamb with a mustard and honey glaze.
Chef Joost Barens, originally from the Netherlands and now at Cafe Galleria in Miami, is offering a cooking demonstration followed by a five-course meal. His "culinary world tour" features food from India, Holland and Scandinavia.
Family Gateway in Dallas has started training homeless families in restaurant skills, expanding from its retail-training program. The 12-week program is aimed at getting students prepared for entry-level restaurant jobs.