Category: food

Chef’s Table episodes 5-6

Sometimes, the best things in life are hidden or perhaps they are right in front of you without you even knowing it, as in the case of New Zealander chef Ben Shewry’s Melbourne restaurant Attica. Considered one of the top restaurants in Australia and among the world’s top 50, Attica is Shewry’s creation after having succeeded in […]

Chef’s Table episodes 3-4

Somewhere in the middle of Patagonia, a middle-aged man wearing a gaucho-style hat stands over a pit of roaring flames, stirring fire wood with a shovel in one hand and sipping a glass of merlot in the other. We are of course talking about one of the most celebrated chefs in Argentina, Francis Mallmann, an […]

Chef’s Table episodes 1-2

After the success of Jiro Dreams of Sushi, film maker David Gelb conjures up Chef’s Table, a  Netflix Original series about six renowned international chefs, whose names are making headlines in the culinary scene. The episodes dwell into the passions, emotional connections, triumphs and hardships of each chef. Each introduction is beautifully told before a mesmerizing choreography of the chefs’ artistic creations, all […]

Living and Eating

This cookbook epitomizes my passion for both architecture and food. It is the collaboration between British architect John Pawson and food writer Annie Bell, which demonstrates how the philosophy of simplicity can be achieved in the rituals of cooking, eating and living. Minimalism is the idea of living simply by paring things down to their essential. […]

Happy chef

Father of offal and Michelin-starred chef Fergus Henderson receives lifetime achievement award. His simple and traditional British dishes from his St. John Bar & Restaurant in Smithfield, London, are based on the philosophy of nose to tail eating, a concept of preparing the whole animal with nothing going to waste. The son of two architects- […]

The art of perfection

Directed by David Gelb, JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI is a masterpiece in film making about a humble 85-year-old master sushi chef, Jiro Ono, who continues his quest for perfection. He is the  proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat sushi-only restaurant that is tucked away in a nondescript location in a Tokyo subway station. He is considered to be […]