Tasting Notes

Oil on Canvas exhibition in photos

On 8 March, Museo Marino Marini played host to one of the most unique celebrations of both food and art that Florence has ever seen

The event, cleverly named ‘Oil on Canvas’ for its expose of art through the medium of Olive Oil, was a collaboration between chef Marco Stabile and the owners of Frantoio Di Santa Tea oil mill and attracted over 220 guests including journalists and opinion leaders. Among those who made an appearance was Alessandro Scorsone, sommelier and master of ceremonies of the Palazzo Chigi, Piero Gonnelli, President and owner of Aifo Gonnelli...

March 18, 2013

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The inaugural Chowzter World’s Seven Tastiest Fast Feasts Awards

On 28th April, the inaugural Chowzter World’s Seven Tastiest Fast Feasts Awards, will announce the world’s tastiest food items as selected by top food bloggers from over 30 countries.

Hosted by actor and comedian Alexander Armstrong and supported by Coca Cola, the event will be held at East London’s Village Underground and is set to be one of the most exciting foodie events of the year. Chowzter is an app which enables users to access the best fast feasts in over 100 categories from over 100 countries.Chowzter World’s Seven Tastiest Fast FeastsAwards will announce the best of the most popular categories ranging...

March 18, 2013

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Trend: Eating Horsemeat

FOUR magazine’s chef Simon Rogan says horsemeat is ‘actually quite nice’

"Horsemeat is actually quite nice," were the words that we heard master chef Simon Rogan utter last week when we quizzed him on the latest from the horsemeat scandal.As a child, Simon sayshehappily ate horsemeat when hewould stay with a family in France every summer where horsemeat is often on the menu. For some, this idyllic story is very far from their own experience with horsemeat since news and uproar ofit being sold in supermarkets...

March 17, 2013

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TREND: street food

It’s not new, but it’s big and it’s growing in popularity. And with the food truck movement, street foods newest phase, there’s no danger of its popularity waning

Street food is to the food world what Justin Bieber is to the music industry. It’s today’s hottest trend and people all over the world are spending hours outside on the streets waiting to catch a glimpse of the best of it. But it would be wrong to suggest that street food hasn’t been around for longer than the average age of a ‘Belieber’, the common name given to a Bieber fan. And when you think of street food on a global...

March 13, 2013

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