Chef Portrait, General
Luca Di Pietro – Chef de Cuisine at the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
Luca Di Pietro, Italian Chef de Cuisine at the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, started his career with an accounting diploma and found his way over crossing different countries and kitchens to the classic Italian cuisine in Singapore. We got interviewed him.
Peru celebrates potato day every May 30
In Peru, the “National Potato Day” is celebrated every May 30. This year, in the Department of Huancavelica, located in the central Andean highlands of the country, was chosen by the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (MINAGRI) to host the meeting of all tuber producers from the most important regions such as Junín, Ayacucho, Cerro…
The Andalusian Bib Gourmand receive recognition from MICHELIN
Now more than ever, Andalusian cuisine stay trendy. There are good news. First of all because the red guide has chosen Seville, as the home city for the MICHELIN 2020 guide Gala. And secondly, because Andalusia has 38 restaurants with this distinction, being the second community with the highest recognition of Bib Gourmand.
Cesare Romani – Culinary Director at The Langham, Hong Kong
Cesare Romani is Culinary Director at the luxury hotel, The Langham, Hong Kong. He has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, working in hotels and resorts spanning Asia, the Middle East, Caribbean, Indian Ocean and Europe.
The cocktail that Buenos Aires created to honor tourists and locals
“La Reina Del Plata” is the name of the cocktail that the city of Buenos Aires has created during The Cocktail Week, organized by the Tourism Office, to honor the tourists and locals. It is elegant, with fruity aromas, herbaceous, powerful alcohol, and with a certain amount of personality, which each bartender has contributed to…
Weerawat Triyasenawat – Owner of Samuay & Sons in Thailand
Weerawat Triyasenawat, aka Chef Num, opened his trailblazing, hyper-local restaurant, Samuay & Sons, with his brother 5 years ago in his hometown of Udon Thani in Northeastern Thailand. His reputation has, over the years, continued to grow at home and internationally, and he recently brought his unique take on Isaan cooking to London, at Thai…
Markets in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
The most beautiful way to get to know a place is to visit its market, it is the spirit of the community, it is to know the locals, to get closer to their products, their food, their customs. It is a mandatory stop if we want to connect with the city.
Roberto Martínez Foronda (Tripea), the chef who was inspired by Dalí’s artwork to make ceviche
The chef Roberto Martínez Foronda has narrated without words the story of the painting of the genius Salvador Dalí “Dream caused by the flight of a bee around a grenade a second before the awakening” making “Ceviche de Gala”.
Mallorcan cuisine: 5 jewels that you have to try if you go to the island
If you are going to travel to Mallorca, the dream of many tourists to enjoy the sun and its beautiful beaches, you have to try the five essentials of this land, some of them, under the Denomination of Origin and others with Protected Geographical Indication, marked by the Mediterranean tradition. We talk about the ensaimada,…
Do it yourself! Almond milk Recipe
It is a fake milk that can be prepared very easily at home. And economic, unlike buying some grams of the dried fruit, compared to what can cost you an already package drink. In addition, it is a natural dietary supplement that helps weakness and depression or the nervous system, for its levels of magnesium,…
José Avillez – one of Portugal’s brightest culinary lights
José Avillez is one of Portugal’s brightest culinary lights. He was the first chef in Lisbon to receive two Michelin stars, when his avant-garde Portuguese cuisine restaurant, Belcanto, earned its second in 2014. He now oversees an ever-expanding empire that includes the more casual Cantinho do Avillez, a new branch of which just opened in…
BeerMad returns with 150 types of beers to Madrid
BeerMad, the craft beer market reaches to its fifth edition in Madrid. From 17 to 19 May, breweries from Madrid and central zone of Spain will gather in the outdoor facilities of the Railway Museum to serve 150 types of craft beer.
5 coffees to drink in 5 countries
Coffee is energy, romanticism, inspiration, it is the first thing you drink when you wake up or it is almost always by your side when you work and when you have jet lag, it is a great ally. In other words, the planet has coffee for breakfast. But depending on the geographical area, where you…
How to make Arabic bread?
The Arabic bread, also called “pita bread”, is a very old food, since the time of the Egyptians and the Syrians, they were baked in hot stones. At the present time, in the Middle East, Arabic bread is a fundamental part of gastronomy, it is eaten during breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Daniela Soto-Innes is the elit ™ Vodka World’s Best Female Chef 2019
The list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants has announced that the owner and Mexican chef Daniela Soto-Innes of the restaurant Cosme in Manhattan will be the elit ™ Vodka World’s Best Female Chef 2019, next June 25 in Singapore.
Chef Giuseppe Lioce – Italian-born and internationally experienced
Chef Giuseppe Lioce, Italian-born and internationally experienced, currently heading one of the top Italian restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, shares his growth as a chef and some words of advice for those considering the industry.
Good morning! Breakfasts around the world
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In this post we wanted to travel the world through breakfast and we have found that there are many types in the same country. In India, for example, breakfast is different in the north and in the south, and in the whole country you can come…
CHEF MOHAMMAD JAMALUDDIN’S DISHES GLOW WITH BEAUTY!
Mohammad Jamaluddin is the executive chef of Abyat Restaurant, at Palm Jumeirah, the UAE. Abyat is a Lebanese restaurant that packs all middle eastern flavors into its menu. Chef Jamaluddin has been awarded the best Arab chef in Dubai for the year 2008 through the Seal Dubai Food Festival.
Mohammed FAROUQ, FIRST Executive Chef of Arab Origins to work at Sheraton Amman Al-Nabil Hotel
Mohammed Farouq is a Jordanian chef with amazing experience which he acquired through working at numerous international hotels and resorts. What defines him best is his wise management of human resources, as he prefers to follow the ethical and humanitarian aspects before the legal ones.
Wong Chi-fai is Executive Chef at 3-Michelin-starred T’ang Court at luxury hotel The Langham, Hong Kong
Chef Wong has more than 20 years of experience in cooking traditional Cantonese cuisine, and, impressively, won the highest Gold with Distinction Awards for two consecutive years, in 2001 and 2002, in Hong Kong’s Best of the Best Culinary Awards.
Rescued Lemons: Recipe by chef Palmiro Ocampo
Let’s recall that a month ago, we talked with chef Palmiro Ocampo about his Ccori project. In the interview he explained to us about his philosophy of Optimal Cooking, which he has developed in the last 4 years in Peru, where he uses all those parts of the food that ordinary people think are not…
Amandine Finger (Le Cordon Bleu) talks about gluten-free, vegan and sugar-free pastry
Amandine Finger is a pastry chef and instructor at Le Cordon Bleu Madrid, she is French and she has been teaching students of the oldest and most important haute cuisine school in the world for four and a half years.
Emilio Espinosa Schwarz (Pikante), chef ambassador of native potatoes from Ayacucho in Lucerne, Switzerland
Just a few months ago, the famous Gastón Acurio opened a restaurant in Geneva, another sign that Peruvian cuisine is at a good time in Switzerland, although there is still a long way to go. The chef Emilio Espinosa Schwarz, Peruvian-Swiss, with a long career of 25 years as a chef and hostelier, has settled…
5 Unusual Baking Trends Sweeping The Nation
If you want to be on top of the restaurant game, then you have to deliver something unusual, especially when it comes to the finale of a meal – dessert. Half of all American chefs enjoy baking and regularly use cakes, particularly as part of their desserts. Some of the most unusual baking trends this…
Buy zero kilometer products in Matadero Madrid
Proximity products, zero kilometer products or what is the same, products that are purchased directly from farmers, ranchers and producers in Madrid. This 27th and 28th of April, you are invited to the meeting that takes place every month in the Mercado de Productores at Matadero.
Hotel Tapa Tour 2019: The route of tapa in the luxurious hotels of Madrid from 8 euros
A luxury that fits your wallet. The best hotels in Madrid open their kitchens, for the fourth time in a row, to celebrate the “Hotel Tapa Tour”. In this initiative signature tapas are offered during the month of May from 8 euros. It sounds very interesting. By the way, if you are in Barcelona, you…
Ubud food festival 2019, showcase of Indonesian cuisine
The best of Indonesian cuisine is presented during three days, from 26 to 28 April at the Ubud food festival presented by ABC. It will be a great meeting that will have more than 100 chefs, including 5 chefs who are on the list of “50 best restaurants in Asia”, as well as farmers, journalists…
Alessandro Verdenelli – Group Food & Beverage Director at Chucs, London & Saint-Tropez
Alessandro Verdenelli is Group Food & Beverage Director at Chucs, overseeing four London restaurants (Dover Street, Westbourne Grove, Harrods and the iconic Serpentine Sackler Gallery in Hyde Park), and one in Saint-Tropez. Chucs serves Italian favourites, dishes this Rome-born chef is more than accomplished in cooking.
How do you make tuna POKE BOWL?
Aloha! The poke bowl is a Hawaiian traditional dish that is very trendy. It consists of marinated fish, vegetables and rice, something similar to a salad or a type of ceviche, it is really customizable, you can even prepare it only with vegetables.
Emiliana Athanassakos – Experienced Private Chef & Yacht Chef
Emiliana Athanassakos is an experienced Private Chef and especially Yacht Chef, with a university education in media lab arts from the University of Plymouth. Today Emiliana talks about the pros and cons of working as a Yacht Chef.
Titti Qvarnström – Swedish Michelin Chef about the challenge and flexibility of “Here and Now” Cuisine
Titti Qvarnström has worked as Executive Chef at Bloom in the Park, Malmö. In 2015, Bloom in the Park was awarded a Michelin star. Titti was the first woman in Scandinavia to receive a Michelin star for her cooking skills. In this interview you will learn which vision and idea Titti has in cooking.
Arup Dasgupta – Private Chef & Chef consultant – breaking stereotypes
After many years working as Executive Chef in different places, Arup Dasgupta work as a private chef and chef consultant today. He has a great knowledge about European, Indian and French cuisine and loves experimenting. He has traveled the world for over 20 years and cooked in some of the best Western and Indian restaurants.
Vegan breakfast or dessert: Mango Chia pudding
Mango chia pudding is the easiest, most delicious and at the same time very healthy recipe that can exist. Chia seeds have a high-fiber content, so they have that satiating effect, and some people use it to lose weight, but the highlight is that it is very rich in omega 3 fatty acids. Therefore, it…
The 10 best chefs and their dishes, from “Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019”
The list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants was created in 2013 to show the gastronomic panorama that the region is experiencing. First it was launched in Singapore for three consecutive editions, and then in 2016, the area was changed to Bangkok, Thailand, for the next two editions. Already in 2018 and 2019, the scene was…