Preserved eggs are a traditional Chinese delicacy. Photo: Martin Chan

Chinese internet users cry foul after Italy labels preserved eggs inedible

  • Century eggs were among 800 preserved eggs confiscated by Italian authorities, who said they were not fit for human consumption
  • ‘Foreigners are clueless when it comes to food’, wrote one person on Chinese social media, in response to the news
Topic |   Food and Drinks

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Preserved eggs are a traditional Chinese delicacy. Photo: Martin Chan
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Nguyen Giang pours a sweetened egg mixture into a beer glass at the decades-old Giang Cafe in Hanoi. Photo: AFP

Hanoi egg beer: the frothy Vietnamese cocktail that’s hard to beat

  • When Vietnamese cafe owner Nguyen Chi Hoa combined whipped egg yolks, sugar and … beer, he found a winning recipe
  • Now his daughter cracks 1,000 eggs every day to keep up with demand
Topic |   Asia Travel

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Nguyen Giang pours a sweetened egg mixture into a beer glass at the decades-old Giang Cafe in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
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