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The Week in Bites | 14 October 2018

Wildflowers in Perth This week at Fine Dining Lovers we kicked things off with a special tour of Perth in Western Australia. This scenic seaside town is full of indigenous Australian products and we explored its beaches and dunes with Dr. Richard Walley and chef Jed Gerrard. The food we …

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An interview with the Pastry Chef

Just over a year ago, Café Pouchkine in Paris (16 Place de la Madeleine) opened offering the services of a talented young pastry chef, Nina Métayer. The young French patissier, who has worked in many prestigious restaurants including, Le Meurice, Hotel Raphael and of course Jean-François Piège‘s Le Grand Restaurant, also won the title of …

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How to Cook Monkfish by Michelin Chefs

We’ve covered plenty of seafood in our Michelin chefs cook series, but we’ve yet to explore the delicious culinary depths of monkfish. This juicy and robust fish has flesh similar to a lobster, hence it’s nickname – poor man’s lobster, and a mild flavour that lends itself to a variety …

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How to Cook with the Seasonal Red Berry

The strawberry tree (Arbutus unedo) is a native fruit tree to the Mediterranean basin, Western Europe, France and Ireland. It belongs to the Ericaceae family, the same as that of the popular blueberry and is also known as “Irish strawberry tree”, or cain or cane apple. Although the strawberry tree …

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Let this tropical fruit shine at home

Tired of standard old oranges? Why not switch to star fruit and add a splash of colour your winter fruit bowl instead! Aside from their unique shape and vibrant colour, these tropical fruits are sweet and tart as well as a great source of that all important Vitamin C. Discover more …

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The Week in Bites | 07 October 2018

A Tasting Tour of Argentina This week at Fine Dining Lovers we kicked things off with a tasting tour of Argentina. We explored the country all the way from the famous wine province of Mendoza to Córdoba, Patagonia and even Puerto Iguazú – home to awe-inspiring waterfalls. Join us as …

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The difference between a taquito and flauta

Is it a taquito or a flauta? What is the difference? If you are a lover of Mexican food you may have wondered about this topic. At first glance taquitos and flautas appear to be similar. Both are served stuffed, rolled into a cylinder shape and fried until golden and …

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Sang-Hoon Degeimbre on The Art of Fermentation + White Kimchi Recipe

Yannick Alléno, Rene Redzepi and Shinobu Namae ... just a few of the chef disciples of fermentation. The ancient conservation technique, which once experienced a steep decline with the arrival of refrigerators, is not only back in force in chef circles, but also amongst individuals as they become more sensitised to …

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The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 Awards Will Be in Singapore

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna will be continuing its world tour in 2019 by heading to Singapore, it’s been announced.  The annual unveiling of the list, which has previously taken in New York, Melbourne and most recently, Bilbao, will be heading to South East …

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The Week in Bites | 30 September 2018

Hungry in Dublin This week at Fine Dining Lovers we kicked things off with a food tour of Dublin, Ireland. Our grand host was local chef Andy McFadden from Glovers Ally restaurant. He gave us the lowdown on where to find the best seafood, pubs and markets. Don’t miss our …

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