Why are we who we are? It’s an existential question, but also a consideration of history, migration and fate.
LINDA SHIUE
Tea time. Those words conjure up images of ladylike Laura Ashley dresses, fine porcelain, delicate tea sandwiches, and scones with clotted cream.
LINDA SHIUE
We eat for sustenance, for survival.  But why else do we eat? Our Filipino blogger, Marck Rimorin, tells us why he's been burping good food for years.
MARCK RIMORIN
Twelve pairs of hands and 11 kilos of beans – Welcome to a miso-making party! P.S. If these pictures get you salivating, do note that the miso won’t be ready until October.
JARED BRAITEMAN
If you haven’t been to India, Kochi in Kerala is a great place for a first visit.
VIVIENNE KHOO
Chilli-hot or strong aromatic components? What is authentic Thai food?
PHILIP GOLINGAI
Have you noticed that Chinese food and Chinese thinking have a lot to do with each other?
BERLIN FANG
I am on the hunt for Lunar New Year goodies.
VIVIENNE KHOO
It was 6pm in Prague on New Year’s Day when the fireworks started to decorate the sky.
VIVIENNE KHOO
Dog owners in China have become an economic and social force to be reckoned with nowadays. Therein lies the risk.
LEE HAN SHIH
Forget Botox. When it comes to preserving their looks, Asians have always turned to the Indian Pennyworth.
RUQXANA VASANWALA
While Melanie Hilario keeps her Spam consumption a secret, she embraces other Spam-eaters as culinary siblings.
MELANIE HILARIO
"Daddy, what are we having for dinner?" we asked. My mother was in the hospital and my eight-year-old brother, my father, and I were on our own for food. What could three people who did not know how to cook, cook? We’d never made anything more than simple sandwiches.
CHRISTINE LEE ZILKA
Fearing political unrest due to runaway inflation, China's Prime Minister Wen Jiabao has made scapegoats out of noodle makers.
LEE HAN SHIH
Around 300 AD the Chinese made wheat flour noodles. They never patented the idea and the humble noodle travelled east to Korea and Japan with the spread of trade and Buddhism.
RAYMOND ANG