The Sushi Etiquette Infographic

  See on – Food, wine and other pleasures Never quite sure what do do when you’re in a sushi restaurant? What can you grab with your hands, when should you use sticks and how do you dip your fish correctly? Welcome to the world of Sushi Etiquette. This infographic from the team at … Continue reading

Fun with fish: Learn directly from fishers and cooks

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

All Around Sushi

What is sushi? Beginning as a method of preserving fish centuries ago, sushi has evolved into an artful, unique dining experience. In its earliest form, dried fish was placed between two pieces of vinegared rice as a way of making it last. The nori (seaweed) was added later as a way to keep one’s fingers from getting … Continue reading

The best street food

Street cooks are magicians: With little more than a cart and a griddle, mortar, or deep-fryer, they conjure up not just a delicious snack or meal but the very essence of a place. Bite into a banh mi—the classic Vietnamese sandwich of grilled pork and pickled vegetables encased in a French baguette—and you taste Saigon: … Continue reading