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Kim Jong-Un broadcasts cooking contest to starving citizens

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un
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North Korean tyrant Kim Jong-Un has chosen to hold a competition on state TV to find the nation's top cooks a la "Master Chef," even as two-thirds of his country's 27 million citizens are starving on minimal food rations.

Kim went to school in Switzerland where he became fond of European cheeses and wines, reports The Sun on Friday, although in the TV show the hefty despot was served terrapin stew and grey mullet fish soup.

“The festival was comprised of the exhibitions of gastrological (sic) hits, famous and local special dishes and compulsory dishes and the technical contest and demonstration of top chefs and waiters and waitresses," reported the Pyongyang Times, noting over 1,000 people took part in the contest.

“The participants presented famous local and foreign dishes and specialties of their units and local areas," added the report. READ MORE