Sweet Alchemy Pastry Shop

  A pastry shop in Athens looking mysterious adds extra flavour to sweet treats. According to principal architect Kois Stelios, the Sweet Alchemy shop design was inspired by ancient mysticism practiced in laboratories to uncover the powers of rare crystals and potions. Read more: http://psssst.net/  

Woodford Reserve & Tiffany Unveil the World’s Most Expensive Mint Julep

Woodford Reserve, the official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby, is offering the world’s most exclusive and expensive mint julep for this year’s festivities in conjunction with Tiffany & Co. Continuing their tradition of exotic variations on the classic cocktail for the world’s most famous horse race, this year’s offering includes an ultra limited edition of three Prestige … Continue reading

Golden Olive oil from the heart of Croatia, infused with gold flakes

Luxurious gourmet has always been a mandatory choice amongst the most elite. Every food product has its unique traits and retailers need to keep up with rising demands. The Golden Olive Oil is one such exemplary product intended for ‘food decoration and a hedonistic gastro-experience’. Golden olive oil tastes just like a real olive, slightly … Continue reading

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

      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

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

Pure Black by Stelton

At the cutting edge of good design with excellent functionality and clean, stylish lines Stelton presents an elegant knife series for serious gourmets who are as daring in their style as they are in their cooking. Pure Black knives are forged from one piece of stainless steel so their handles morph effortlessly into their blades. The straightforward design … Continue reading

Baccarat and Philippe Starck

Philippe Starck describes his long-standing collaboration with luxury brand Baccarat as a “sparkling, surreal cocktail.” The renowned designer’s latest work for the French crystalware-makers has been to create a new glass for that “cocktail.” To celebrate the 170th anniversary of Baccarat’s classic mouth-blown crystal glass collection, the Harcourt, Starck turned the flutes black. “I never … Continue reading

Carlo Nerozzi, Le Vigne di San Pietro, Garda, Italy

Carlo Nerozzi, the architect, who became by coincidence winemaker and who dedicates his wines to the ones he loves, tells us about his Le Vigne di San Pietro wines which are very appreciated in Italy and abroad. His Refola for example has gained 3 glasses from Gambero Rosso. What has brought you into the world … Continue reading

Bubbles that add sparkle to wine

Bubbles add sparkle to wine. How they form, move, and affect our perception of the wine is the subject of the science of champagne. I stumbled on this topic in a review on the chemistry and physics of champagne published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. The review comes from the keyboard of Gérard Liger-Belair, … Continue reading

Taste a recipe before it is cooked

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