Finding Gaston – Trailer – Cucina Peruana

Here’s a trailer for FINDING GASTON, a new documentary about Peruvian chef Gaston Acurio that’s had some good Festival screenings. Continue Reading →

Antonio Carluccio cooks for The Truffle Festival

Here’s a 14 minute video that we’ve just finished of the cooking demonstration that Antonio gave as part of the Truffle Festival event at the Emirate Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in the Blue Mountains. He was going to cook just two truffle dishes but there was a request for a gnocchi dish so he whipped up (mashed up?) a gnocchi genovese.

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Pig worship

The restaurant in this video is in Hove, near Brighton UK, and is called L’Eglise (The Church) and the sacrificial pig is a rare breed Middle White from Huntsham Court Farm in the Wye Valley in Herefordshire.

Ma’ Hidden Kitchen Supper Club Milan

Pop-up dining and secret location diners are driven by the fun of the experience but also the love of good food and fresh company. Milanese couple, Melissa and Lele may have their faces obscured on their nicely designed website but they reveal their very likeable personalities in this clip. Their blog has some examples of their menus, there’s clearly a designer in the mix.

Mind of a chef (PBS series)

I doubt if we’ll see this series on broadcast in Australia (lamentably, like many of the terrific PBS shows) but you can now rent theĀ full episodes of the first season online, on the Mind of a Chef on PBS video if you can spoof your location as USA. (Did I say that?) Continue Reading →

The scent of black -Truffles and Malbec

This lovingly shot video post came from a great site called Grape Radio. Their Vimeo site is here. The idea of truffles having the same response to ‘terroir’ is something that’s becoming more obvious as our local Truffle Festival rolls on. Continue Reading →