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Chef Ben Shewry of Attica on Why He Gives Cooks Three Days Off a Week

One of the world’s best chefs limits his cooks to a 48 hour working week, with four days on and three days off.  Ben Shewry of Melbourne’s Attica, number 32 on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants List, revealed his motivations in a recent Instagram post. He feels he gets more …

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A Homemade Tomato Sauce Recipe From The Legendary Marcella Hazan

What’s the trick to a great homemade tomato sauce? That depends on who you ask, of course. To Marcella Hazan, the late Italian-American cookbook author, the secret ingredient was butter. Adding butter to a homemade tomato sauce may seem counterintuitive, especially when you consider olive oil is used extensively in …

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Roux Brothers: Inside the Roux Legacy

There are some great food documentaries available to watch on YouTube. One we’d like to highlight is this brilliant series on the Roux family and the impact they had and continue to have on the British dining scene and beyond. The Roux brothers, Albert and Michel, were the first to …

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The Week in Bites | 03 September 2017

A Taste of Zurich This week at Fine Dining Lovers we kicked things off with a foodie tour of Zurich. Who better to show us around than Swiss-born chef Daniel Humm?  Humm runs the acclaimed New York City restaurant Eleven Madison Park but Zurich is his home town and he …

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What’s in Season in September: Seasonal Cooking

What’s in Season in September?  September is one of the best months to head to the farmers market. The abundance of produce is simply spectacular at this time of year thanks to the very last days of summer. Depending on where you live you’ll find everything from the first apples …

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35 Things You Should Never Do in a Restaurant

What’s your worst restaurant faux pas, the thing you really hate seeing people do in restaurants? Perhaps it’s being rude to waiting staff, or bad table manners, or is it fussy eaters? Fourth software, as reported by The Independent, surveyed 1500 people in the UK to find out what irks them …

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Filipino Recipe: How to Cook Tinolang Manok (Chicken Soup)

Tinolang Manok: Filipino chicken soup for the soul  If you love comfort food and exotic flavors you may want to give tinolang manok a try. This Filipino dish is also known as chicken tinola and consists of chicken cooked in a ginger broth. The secret ingredient is green papaya, which …

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S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018: The Local Juries Announced

With S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 well underway, 210 regional semi-finalists have already been selected,  the local juries are complete and the local competitions are underway (find out the latest news here). Each of the 21 regions competing has been allocated a local jury (one for every world region) of world …

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The Week in Bites | 27 August 2017

A Chat with Chef Anton This week at Fine Dining Lovers we kicked things with off a chat with renown French chef Frédéric Anton. Anton, who honed his culinary skills working for greats like  Joël Robuchon, will serve as mentor to the local winner of the S.Pellegrino Young Chef competition. …

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Simona Rizzo’s Still Lifes and Food Photography

In an age in which Social Media is invaded by hastily taken photographs of food, Simona Rizzo‘s work goes against the current trend. The young Italian photographer offers a refined and accurate interpretation of food photography, whose evident aspiration is to recall the great masters of art history, such as …

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