by Gino De Blasio | 7 Minute Read What does, the Clove Club in Shoreditch, the Soho tapas bar, Barrafina, Indian curry house, Gymkhana, the Star Inn in Yorkshire and now, the Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle in Singapore have in common? Michelin Stars. Long gone are the days that a Michelin … Continue reading Why More Street Food Should Get Michelin Stars, If It Even Matters!
by Gino De Blasio | 5 minute Read Cereal is the new thing, apparently. “According to Kellogg’s, one-third of cereal consumption happens outside breakfast hours. And cereal hasn’t just become a snack, it has become the ultimate hipster snack; representing a sort of prepackaged, nostalgia-laden ennui.” (The Guardian, 2016) This culinary revelation is now where … Continue reading When Food Nostalgia Can Be A Bad Thing
7 Minute Read | by Gino De Blasio There are three religions that an Italian nonna will preach. The first, an appreciation of family and how to care for one another. The second, an appreciation of food, its teachings and how it can guide you. The third, how a vorwerk vacuum cleaner (1) can be … Continue reading Nonna’s, Micro-Gastronomy and Parmesan Cheese
8 Minute Read | by Gino De Blasio It was a standout scene in the 1998 film, There’s Something About Mary. Ted, played by Ben Stiller was driving to Florida to find his high school prom date, with whom he still hadn’t quite gotten over. In any other circumstance you could argue that this boyish … Continue reading 7 Minute Abs, 1 Minute Food, Same Thing…
You can’t fault a pastry chef for trying. It was 2013 when Dominique Ansel unleashed the Cronut, the pastry mixture of the croissant and donut. If ever there was going to be a grammatically challenging blended word, Cronut would be it’s love child. News stories spread across the globe that a small bakery in New … Continue reading Hello Frankenfoods, The Original Was You, Cronut!