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What to see and do at the world’s largest wine fari

Wine lovers prepare for the return of Vinitaly, Italy’s leading wine fair which will be in Verona in Italy from 5 to 9 April.  The enormous show is one of a kind for wine lovers boasting four days of tastings with the finest Italian and international wines paired with gourmet street …

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How to Cook Nopales: Tips and Recipes

Nopales, otherwise known as nopalito, cactus paddles or cactus pads are the spiky succulent leaf like parts found on the cactus tree, home also to prickly pears. Austrian chef Hans Neuner cooks with them in the Algarve, they have featured on the menu at New Yorks’s Cosme and Mexican chef Jorge Vallejo,from restaurant …

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The New Irish Cuisine, Reviving a Lost Heritage

A country’s food culture, their cuisine, is an essential part of their cultural identity, just ask any Frenchman or Italian. The food they eat forms their memories growing up, it becomes the cultural signifier of their national identity. It’s the meaning of the language of food and chefs are the …

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The Best Sommelier of the World 2019 is Marc Almert from Germany

The ASI Best Sommelier of the World contest concluded today in Antwerp, Belgium and the overall winner was announced. The winner is Marc Almert from Germany who competed against 66 candidates from 63 countries to win the title of Best Sommelier of the World 2019. A fresh result in the …

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James Beard Foundation Awards Patrick O’COnnell with Lifetime Achievement Award

The James Beard Foundation has announced that Patrick O’Connell, five-time James Beard Award winner, three Michelin star chef, author and owner of the Inn at Little Washington, Virginia, has won the 2019 James Beard Lifetime Achievement award. The Lifetime Achievement award is given person for a lifetime body of work …

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Seafood Festivals: 11 Destinations for 2019:

If you’re looking for a food experience with a difference this year, try heading to a seafood festival championing the local catch and flavours of the sea. Whether on the windswept coast of Galway in Ireland on the Kentish coast in the UK or in spectacular New South Wales in …

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How to Cook Asparagus on the Stove: Easy Spring Recipes

Tender tendrils of vibrant green asparagus make a wonderful addition to any spring time table, especially when cooked simply on the stove. When the vibrant spears start to push through the soil in late February reaching their peak in April, there are many ways to cook them to let their flavour …

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Astrid y Gaston Restaurant’s 25 Years Dinner: a Special Celebration

Top chefs from Spain and Peru together for a special benefit dinner, “Perú y España: unidos por la cocina“: this was the theme of the very special and unforgettable dinner that gathered 12 top chefs at Astrid y Gastón in Lima, Peru to celebrate the 25th birthday of the restaurant …

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