After the first three issues relating mustard, saffron and pepper, Octopus, précis artistique des mots de bouche, invites you to discover garlic through its culinary meaning, in the kitchens of Pierre Gagnaire.
Cooking over an open fire is as old as humanity’s mastery of fire itself, dating back some 400,000 years. Each region of the world – and indeed nearly every country – has its own tradition and its own distinctive name for it. Time to travel from braai to churrasco and from bulgogi to binchotan.
The breathtaking landscapes of Provence offer no hint of the precious black nuggets that lie beneath their soil. Over a weekend, Thierry Frébout, Chef at the Château de Rochegude, leads the way to this subterranean jewel with its unmistakably characteristic taste.
A series featuring forgotten vegetables to introduce a dash of variety into the kitchen for the last few chilly winter days. Let’s start with the Jerusalem artichoke, a root vegetable that is not what it seems. Its subtle flavour has seduced the chefs of the world.
In our series featuring forgotten vegetables, introducing a dash of variety into the kitchen for the last few chilly winter days, we move onto the black radish, the lesser-known radish with its unique charcoal exterior and crunchy, peppery taste.
To keep a summer taste in your plates, try this gazpacho, a gazpacho not like the others. The recipe is from Rafael Perello, the young chef of the hotel Son Brull on the island of Mallorca. He was kind enough to entrust us with its secrets.
Cultivated since 1875, the Santorini tomato is a warrior. Inundated by sunlight and cruelly lacking water (with only the morning dew to quench its thirst), this intensely sweet tomato variety is a source of local pride.
When it comes to vegetables, the rules for creating a more holistic and mindful gastronomic experience are simple. The chefs of Relais & Châteaux weigh in on a few vital guidelines.
Inspired by the region of Champagne and Champagne, Arnaud Lallement unveils one of the house's iconic dishes: the lobster with potatoes (2nd Act).
Inspired by the region of Champagne and Champagne wine, Arnaud Lallement brings us to the estate of Francis Boulard (1st Act).
I am surveying fields of sundrenched green crops growing beneath cartoon blue skies – when farmer Satoru Urushihara suddenly crouches down next to me. Without a moment’s hesitation, he digs deeply into the soil with his fingers – and, with a sudden tug, a large white bulb materializes in his hand.
I had the pleasure to attend a full day Patisserie and Dessert Course at Raymond Blanc Cookery School. The course took place in the luxurious surroundings of the hotel Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, a restaurant and hotel in Oxfordshire, England.
There is a well-guarded gourmet secret in the salt flats along the southern coast of Majorca, in less than fifteen years Flor de Sal d'Es Trenc has become known for producing extraordinary sea salt.
In our series featuring the forgotten vegetables, introducing some variety into the kitchen for the last chilly days, we move onto the neglected salsify plant and its cousin, scorzonera, two root vegetables with a long history.