OxTales

The Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery has launched a series of podcasts, called OxTales. It’s via a free subscription through iTunes or Stitcher. The first podcast is up now: Laura Shapiro, ‘Magic Marshmallow Crescent Puff” April 18, 2018. Teaser: What do the Pillsbury Bake Off and molecular gastronomy have in common? Culinary historian and …

Diggings 14 April 2018

The Artist Who Plays with Her Food ‘Red began the project looking for inspiration around markets in Malaysia—her birthplace. “I would walk through markets and stare at vegetables and allow their patterns and textures to inspire visuals in my head,” she says, adding, “I definitely got a lot of annoyed and curious looks from vendors.” …

Diggings 24 March 2018

  The Chef Who Carves Traditional Patterns into Fruits and Vegetables ‘Kishimoto refers to produce carving as “Thai” carving, because the masters of fruit carving are from Thailand. It’s an old tradition that originated from chefs cooking for the royal family. But Japan also has a history of food-carving. Mukimono, as it’s called, is hundreds of …

New Zealand Symposium of Gastronomy – NAPIER, 2018

A preliminary notice has gone up on the website aristologist.com regarding the 2018 NZ Symposium of Gastronomy in Napier. The meeting will take place on the first weekend in December, that is Friday 30th November to Sunday 2nd December. The meeting will begin with an informal meal and Hawkes Bay wine-tasting on the Friday evening. Formal presentations begin at 9am on the Saturday. …