Foraging gets trendy and many established media have firmly put it amongst the food trends for 2011, and I am sure, many of you have already heard about this movement. It comes to me as no surprise, especially when considering the recent years’ natural evolution of how we live and what we eat.
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The typical minibar
Does your jaw drop when you examine the prices in a hotel minibar? You are not alone. And how about the minibars’ contents? With some rare exceptions, it’s the usual boring story – cans of coke and beer, super-salty peanuts and crisps, couple of bars of chocolate or Snickers and liquor
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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
Continue reading Men are better cooks than women. But is it so?
I often get asked “I loved this soup, tell me please, what’s your secret?” or “Delicious pasta, once again, what’s that you put in the sause?”
People think that it’s all about ingredients and cooking techniques. It is correct to a certain extend because you can’t make a great dish with lousy ingredients. Also it
Continue reading All that secret ingredients… Or what makes a great dish great.