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. …