This is a very fun interactive meal, there’s something so beautiful about eating with your hands.
Working in a kitchen as a trained fashion designer makes you see things differently. It was a hygiene accessory, the beard-net, that was my favourite unrealized must-have of last year. Baffling that this has not hit runways, with more beard oil than grape oil on grocery shelves
Ever wondered what to do with all your champagne corks? The minds behind design website ‘Design within Reach’ hold an annual ‘Champagne Chair Contest’. The guidelines to enter, create a miniature chair using only the foil, label, cage and cork from no more than two champagne bottles. Easy.
Take a mouthful of the countryside with each spoonful of this creamy dessert – tangy and gamey (in the good way) with sweet aromas of freshly-cut pastures.
According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, (FDA), there is no such thing as an aphrodisiac. But ancient wisdom tells a different story. Throughout history, various foods have been held in the highest regards as aphrodisiacs. Some are suggestive in shape, many have arousing aromas or a sensual mouthfeel.
Known in England this country as ‘goat’s beard’ or ‘Johnny go to bed at noon’, these little green shoots are grown in Tuscany, where they’re only in season for only five weeks of the year (so get them while you can!)
The subtle sweet salty flavour of the oyster mayonnaise is a welcome balance to the robust flavour punch of the rare beef. Teamed with a herb salad, this is the soft of dish that King Titan would serve at Ariels wedding.
East London is the new food mecca of London. It seems as though every warehouse or abandoned space has a ramen joint or a cocktail bar popping up in it, but being residents of the East, we are ok with that… it means endless food options on our doorstep.
“Looking at these macarons took me to the highest level of dreaming! I developed a thousand analogies. At first I thought they seemed like boobies or earrings, but then, thinking about the structure, the image appeared.. Sugar domes! And which if not Brunelleschi’s dome?!”
One of the biggest food fads of 2014 was the whole ‘savoury dessert’ movement. This cake, although using chickpeas as its main component manages to stay 100% commit to the sweet dessert family.
It’s the holiday–and holiday party–season. Hooray! Perhaps your thoughts turn to wine. As in, “What wine do I bring?” Does deciding on a bottle fill you with dread and anxiety? Jameson Fink provides you with some insight on wine for every party occasion.