The story of the wild root Horseradish

We know the horse radish sald, but what else do you know about this strong culitivated, but still wild root? more ...

Restaurant Magazine selects the world’s best restaurants and chefs

New York’s “Eleven Madison Park”, run by Swiss chef Daniel Humm, is currently the best restaurant in the world – at least that’s the opinion of Restaurant Magazine in its recently published list for 2017. more ...

“Patissier and Chef of the Year 2017”: Semi-final in Hennef on 2 & 3 April

Vier weitere Kandidaten für das Finale zum Patissier und Koch des Jahres 2017 sind von der Jury gekürt: In die Endrunde auf der Anuga 2017 am 9. Oktober in Köln ziehen nun die nächsten vier Kandidaten ein. Hinter allen Teilnehmern liegt ein spannender Vorentscheid mit der ein oder anderen Herausforderung. more ...

Nose to tail – holistic, sustainable and delicious

Restaurants serving cheek, tongue, snout, trotters, tripe or ears don’t tend to have the younger generation jumping for joy. And who can blame them: Eating habits have changed considerably since our grandparents’ generation. more ...

Patissier of the year 2017 – spoons at the ready!

It began with 70 applicants from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, all eager to win the jury’s favour with their sweet treats. Now the jurors have chosen five dessert specialists to battle it out for a place in the final this October. more ...

Wheely good – food trucks and food trailers

Having found its feet in London and New York, the street food phenomenon is now a massive new trend in German cities. more ...

Street food, smørrebrød and award-winning cuisine

For culinary composers, artisan aficionados, those with an eye for nuance, and recipes writers – we recommend a visit to the street food markets of Copenhagen. more ...

Smart food is great for the body, mind and soul

You’ll know from experience: Little snacks, salads, appetizers and desserts prepared in glasses or bowls are incredibly time-consuming. What’s more, they need to look great when served as part of a buffet or on the fly! And it’s also helpful if they’re at least ‘healthy’ or just a pleasure to eat. more ...

Personal chefs for every occasion

Whether inside a mountain hut at 2500 metres, in stormy weather on board a pleasure boat or at an industrial monument with hundreds of business executives and an icy chill in the air: No matter how unusual the location or event, personal chefs always find the perfect way to make their clients’ culinary dreams come true. more ...

Singapore wins Culinary Olympics

Singapore secures gold at the Culinary Olympics – the world’s largest culinary event. Silver goes to Finland, and bronze to Switzerland. The German team comes in seventh behind the US, Norway and Sweden. more ...

Culinary Olympics – More than 54 nations to compete in Erfurt

From 22 until 25 October 2016, elite cooks from Germany, Europe and the rest of the world will be meeting in Erfurt for the Culinary Olympics. Some 30,000 guests and 2000 cooks from more than 54 nations will be descending on the capital of the State of Thuringia. The Culinary Olympics are the biggest cookery event in the world, and at the same time the largest international professional competition for cooks, chefs and pastry chefs. more ...

Food photography – 7 tips for your creations

What use are perfect cooking and stylish presentation if the design of the photograph, the illumination or even the background is just not right? You of course want to convey what makes your creations special and get people hungry for your meals. That’s why we’ve used the blog to summarise seven basic principles of food photography for you. more ...

Cooking as a vocation – from the far north to the Allgäu in southernmost Germany, with or without training, always professional

We believe that perceptions of cooks are also changing and evolving. Training is no longer the only proper way to become a good cook. Instead it’s a person’s heart, their creativity and their passion for cooking which can enable even non-professionals to deliver highly skilled results. more ...