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Behind the scene – who cooks in celebrity chefs’ kitchens

Alain Ducasse executive chefs

With gourmet cookbooks, popular TV shows, chef-branded cookware and expensive restaurant chains popping up all over the world, celebrity chefs are bigger, richer and more famous today than ever before. And while I can’t help but notice that the food lovers of this world (and I include myself in this category) have gotten a

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Famous dishes – who gave them their names?

Beef Stroganoff

I’ve always been interested how some dishes got their names. Most of them are pretty obvious – Pasta Florentine, Wiener schnitzel or California roll, clearly named after the geographical place of origin. Others (and these by far have much more interesting stories) are named after people who invented them or influenced their creation.

I might

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Best restaurant in the world for 2010 is Noma, in Copenhagen

Ресторант Noma, в Копенхаген, Дания

Restaurant Noma in Copenhagen

El Bulli has lost the top spot to Noma, a Nordic restaurant in Copenhagen which won the number one spot in S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards 2010.

Danish restaurant Noma, which was number three last year, has removed the Spain’s El Bulli from the first place of the Best

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World’s most unusual foods – Part Three, whole stuffed camel and other national dishes & delicacies

Таратор

Those of you, who have been following my interest in what people from around the world eat, remember the Part One & Part Two of my post “World’s most unusual foods”, where I share with you my amusement from what I’ve seen when travelling, and also discovered through a research on the topic. The subject

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World’s oldest restaurants

Casa Botin ресторант, Мадрид, Испания

Ever wanted to know what are the world’s oldest restaurants? Maybe you’ve already visited some of them, without knowing the fact? I have always been curious why some restaurants are more popular than others… And why some survive in any circumstances and enjoy popularity decades and even centuries after they first welcomed guests.

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