Custom pizzas delivered right to you

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With all the “design your own” stories we’ve written over the years, it hadn’t really occurred to us until just recently that pizza had never been among them. Then we came across Panamore and the situation was rectified. Sure enough, the German pizza maker allows customers to create and order the pizzas of their dreams online and … Continue reading

Fun with fish: Learn directly from fishers and cooks

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Photo: Archive Slow Food Slow Fish is back at the Genoa Fiera (Italy) from May 27 to 30, the fifth biannual international event dedicated to the world of fish and marine ecosystems. Debates, meetings, workshops and tastings will focus on issues linked to sustainable fishing and responsible seafood consumption.     In the Slow Food Education space within … Continue reading

Taste no. 6 in Florence from March 12th till March 14th

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      3 days of sampling, discovering, buying, events and lifestyles dedicated to taste. And, for one week, Florence is “Fuoriditaste” From 12 to 14 March 2011, at the Stazione Leopolda in Florence, Pitti Immagine presents the sixth edition of  TASTE. IN VIAGGIO CON LE DIVERSITÀ DEL GUSTO, the fair dedicated to excellence in … Continue reading

Hermes gardening tools

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Not all gardening tools are made equal, as Hermes proves with its top-quality tools. The three-piece gardening set “Quadrille Jardin” includes a handspade, a scraper, and a garden fork. Made of stainless steel with pricey rosewood handles, these tools are guaranteed to stand the test of time. Garden work is bound to get messy, so … Continue reading

“What happens when” – a new restaurant concept

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What Happens When is a NYC-based “temporary restaurant” set to launch within the month. Employing the talents of sound composer Micah Silver, designers Elle Kunnos de Voss and Nadia Tolstoy, and chef John Fraser, the project is an experiment in community-driven collaboration; based on the memories of patrons and supporters, the entire look and feel … Continue reading

CDC event in January – Double fantasy: Jeffrey J. Vella + Janez Bratovž

Janez Bratovž + Jeffrey J. Vella

We are starting the new year in a great way and are warmly inviting to join us at this delicious journey. Our first event this year will be dedicated to a double fantasy (two cold starters, two warm starters, two main dishes, two desserts) created by two great chefs. We are proud to present you … Continue reading

Interview: Ana Roš (Hiša Franko, Kobarid, Slovenia)

Valter Kramar and Ana Roš. (Photo by Janez Pukšič)

Ana Roš is definitely one of the best Slovenian chefs. Her creative approach, vivid spirit, wonderful curiosity and  world travels result in plates which talk stories – with roots in the local ground and head in the clouds. What has brought you into the culinary world and how did you decide to become a chef? … Continue reading

Taste a recipe before it is cooked

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Ever been curious to taste the dish of the recipe before cooking it? Seems science fiction? The Teaser is an innovative cookbook concept that has been designed to reduce food waste by allowing the user to taste a recipe before it is cooked. This ultra-portable digital device features a touchscreen display and a printing system … Continue reading

Christmas fair and dinner at Hotel Triglav, Bled

Restaurant of the Triglav Hotel offers a stunning view at the Lake Bled

All of you who appreciate fine arts, antiques, as well as excellent festive food and drinks are kindly invited to join the opening of the Christmas fair and dinner at Triglav Hotel at the wonderful lake of Bled which will take place on Thursday, 23rd of December. The opening of the fair will start at … Continue reading

Ginger – the wonder spice

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Though called a root, it is actually the rhizome of the monocotyledonous perennial plant Zingiber officinale. Originating in southern China, the cultivation of ginger spread to India, Southeast Asia, West Africa, and the Caribbean. The English word ginger is etymologically related to the Tamil iñci, having been borrowed into Indo-European languages from a Dravidian language. Ginger … Continue reading