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Konjac Facts and Figures: 26 Things to Know

Armorphophallus konjac. This is the “academic” name for konjac, a plant belonging to the Araceae family that is farmed in China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan and South East Asia. Boil. Konjac noodles are perfect for “absent-minded” cooks because even after one hour’s boiling (!) it is impossible to overcook them. Corm. …

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The Week in Bites | 18 June 2017

A Bite in Perth This week at Fine Dining Lovers we kicked things off with a wonderful tour of Perth, Australia.  Located in Australia’s southwestern coast, Perth has a booming culinary scene and is near the famous wine region of Margaret River We wanted to know: where can we grab …

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Interview with chef David Kinch on Ethical Cooking

Located between Santa Cruz and San Francisco bay, David Kinch’s restaurant Manresa is named after a beach. It is not uncommon to see Ferran Adrià, Mauro Colagreco or René Redzepi dining here. The Manresa is a must-go venue for anyone anxious to know what’s new on the local scene. We …

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Chefs Should Sharpen Their Mind, Not Just Their Knives

Anthony Rudolf has spent over a decade working in some of America’s finest restaurants. Originally a culinary student, he gained experience at places like Jean George in New York before he spent a seven year career working for Thomas Keller, where he quickly worked his way up to director of …

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Two New Cooking Books on Flavour

While buying the best quality ingredients and expanding our recipe repertoire is always at the forefront of most of our minds when we want to cook up something special at home, it’s easy to overlook the founding principle of a memorable dish: flavour. Mastering the building blocks of how to …

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Special Dinners from May to April

S.Pellegrino’s Sapori Ticino 2017 is already underway with this year’s stunning 11th anniversary celebrations including a series of unique dinners hosted in some of the most exclusive settings in the picturesque Swiss canton of Ticino. A selection of resident chefs from some of the region’s most spectacular restaurants and hotels will host …

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