When you look at the world’s top chefs, the majority are male. You might ask yourself, why is this so? Well, I’ve been asking myself this question for some time and therefore have been making observations at all sorts of people who cook – friends and family, professional and amateur cooks, famous and
Kæstur hákarl (Icelandic for “fermented shark”) – Iceland
Kæstur hákarl made in traditional way
It is a Greenland (or basking) shark which has been cured with a particular fermentation process and hung to dry for 4-5 months. Hákarl for short, has a very distinctive ammonia smell and fishy taste, similar to very strong cheese.
A lot has been written about the highest earning celebrity chefs. Тhey аre all over our television screens and bookshelves. They open new restaurants (sometimes few within a year), publish books, host TV shows, endorse products – you name it. The business magazine Forbes published the “Ten Top-Earning Celebrity Chefs” (2008) with estimates