El Somni – the gastronomic opera by El Celler de Can Roca

It was a nice morning in London last Monday when we have gathered in Mandarin Oriental, a nice international crowd  of food and travel journalists and opinionmakers, for the Catalonian breakfast with the legendary Roca brothers (El Celler de Can Roca) and tonight (6th May) is the day when premiere of El Somni will happen. … Continue reading

Art of the poor cuisine with Ana Roš and Lorenzo Cogo

SLO (bellow in EN) Večeri “Umetnost revne kuhinje”, plod sodelovanja med Ano Roš in Andrejo Lajh, ki k vsakemu dogodku povabita drugega gostujočega chefa, postavijo Ano Roš in njenega gosta pred izziv pripraviti vrhunske krožnike iz revnih sestavin.  Po večeru s Cristianom Tomejem, ki nas je vse neizmerno navdušil, vas vabim na šesti večer iz … Continue reading

‘Fun’ Is Replacing ‘Fine’ Dining, Comprehensive Culinary Study Finds

Until the past decade, the Connaught Grill in Mayfair, London, was perhaps the most traditional haute-cuisine establishment to be found anywhere. Chef Michel Bourdin, who held two Michelin stars for more than two decades, openly professed his model to be the great Auguste Escoffier, who made his mark a century earlier. Not only were there … Continue reading

Great chefs at the Salone del Gusto in Torino (October 2010)

Sustainable Cuisine Culinary creation with an eye on the environment Kylie Kwong Chef, food writer and TV star Kylie Kwong runs the Billy Kwong restaurant in Sydney where she recreates the ancient traditions of Chinese cuisine in a modern key, exclusively using organic and biodynamic ingredients. This approach helped earn her the Australian Good Food … Continue reading