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A Theory of Ingredients: Musings and hypothetical conversations by Besim Hatinoglu

A Theory of Ingredients: Musings and hypothetical conversations by Besim Hatinoglu

Luxeat Insider · 1st ED.

A Theory of Ingredients: Musings and hypothetical conversations by Besim Hatinoglu

Luxeat Insider · 1st ED.

Aiste Miseviciute and I have something in common: a fascination with gastronomy first piqued more than a decade ago by Vedat Milor and Mikael Jonsson’s unequalled blog, Gastroville. The whole website was testimony to the widely acknowledged idea that a good dish starts with good ingredients. Despite trends at the…

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May '20
Mitsuhiro Araki: the sushi master who “climbed Mount Everest”

Mitsuhiro Araki: the sushi master who “climbed Mount Everest”

Mitsuhiro Araki: the sushi master who “climbed Mount Everest”

I had been curious to interview Mitsuhiro Araki ever since learning he had given up his 3 Michelin stars in Tokyo and moved to London, only to regain them all just three years later. What does it take to give up all and start all over again from scratch on…

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Apr '18
17th-generation tea master Fuyuko Kobori

17th-generation tea master Fuyuko Kobori

17th-generation tea master Fuyuko Kobori

If you have ever witnessed a Japanese tea ceremony, then you know that it is a very special event. Unfortunately, many Westerners think the ceremony is just a fancy way to drink tea. As Fuyuko Kobori, a 17th-generation tea master and one of the rare women to attain this position…

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Feb '18
Kouji Kimura: the genius of extreme fish aging

Kouji Kimura: the genius of extreme fish aging

Kouji Kimura: the genius of extreme fish aging

“As fresh as it can be” is one of the most common pre-conceptions about sushi. Sushi masters in Tokyo have the world’s greatest seafood market to buy their fish, but often, depending on the fish or seafood they would mature it before serving to their guests. Yet few of the…

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Feb '18
The last king of tuna, Mr Yamaguchi

The last king of tuna, Mr Yamaguchi

The last king of tuna, Mr Yamaguchi

Many thanks to Mrs Mimi Kobayashi, my “fixer” and interpreter, who made this interview happen. Mimi-san can be your best guide in Tokyo! https://www.instagram.com/kobayashimimi2/ Yukitaka Yamaguchi is, without any doubts, a very important man at Tsukiji market and one of the most fascinating people I’ve ever met in Tokyo. If…

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Nov '17
My interview for Corriere della Sera (the biggest newspaper in Italy..)

My interview for Corriere della Sera (the biggest newspaper in Italy..)

My interview for Corriere della Sera (the biggest newspaper in Italy..)

cucina.corriere.it Thanks Viviana Devoto! Aiste, the model who loves food. And with her blog, she renewed her relationship with food. Aiste has brown hair and long legs. The walking style of someone who learned at age 18 how to walk before an audience and how to highlight an outfit. She…

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Mar '14
Trine’s Copenhagen

Trine’s Copenhagen

Trine’s Copenhagen

Nobody knows Copenhagen restaurants as well as my dear friend and blogger extraordinaire Trine Lai. She was one of the first bloggers in the world to report on Noma, where she’s been for 26 times. Her excellent and comprehensive Copenhagen restaurants recommendations list can be found here. Restaurants you could…

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Jul '13
Foie gras – Pedro Ximenez by Javier Lopez

Foie gras – Pedro Ximenez by Javier Lopez

Foie gras – Pedro Ximenez by Javier Lopez

The best chef in Lithuania is not at all a Lithuanian but a Spaniard. Javier Lopez has not only brought some Barcelona sunshine to the grey sky of Vilnius but has also set high gastronomic standards through his work in La Provence and Domm. Javier Lopez is a true artist…

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Feb '10
“Gremillon” pigeon in wasabi crust by Bruno Menard

“Gremillon” pigeon in wasabi crust by Bruno Menard

“Gremillon” pigeon in wasabi crust by Bruno Menard

Introducing The Chefs Lab, a new category on Luxeat that will feature recipes by some of the most talented chefs. The first chef – Bruno Menard (3 Michelin stars) from L’Osier in Tokyo. He kindly agreed to share his recipe and answer a few questions. Bruno Menard’s cooking is a…

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Feb '10