5 Michelin-Starred Appetizers For The Holidays

If you really want to impress your guests on Thanksgiving or Christmas, try making these over-the-top appetizers from Michelin-starred chefs. Each recipe would add elegance to a gourmet holiday menu and perhaps a modernist twist here or there. For more stellar dishes, check out our collection of recipes with A Chef’s Touch. [Read more…]

The Frozen Butter Knife

Is broken toast getting you down? Do you wish there was an easier way to slather butter on your toast? Well, say hello to the frozen butter knife from Polish designer Łukasz Kulikowski. [Read more…]

Summer Salad Recipes

Watermelon, glass noodles, mozzarella…what do these all have common? They make great ingredients for summer salads to take along on picnics, a beach outing or serve at a family barbecue. [Read more…]

Ham A to Z: 26 Things to Know about Ham

Ham is one of the most extravagant foods in the world, from religious matters to the many drying and curing methods, it is popular from China to Spain [Read more…]

Ston Cake (Makaruli cake)

Ston cake is made up of typically recognizable ingredients and the cuisine of the Ston region. The old inhabitans of Ston and Pelješac used pasta in various ways, depending on their status and means. The Ston Cake is ranked as a top dessert and was prepared for special occasions, particulary for Easter. This cake is one of the trademarks of cuisine in ancient and modern Dubrovnik. [Read more…]

Introducing The Baguette Bag

We sort of wish we could scream April Fools at you but we can’t, it’s June and this bag to carry baguettes actually exists. [Read more…]

Modern Art Desserts: From Mondrian Cake to Matisse Parfait

Edible masterpieces from the pastry chef at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art [Read more…]

Melon Sells for Over $15,000

We featured expensive fruits before on FDL and we’ve already discussed the culture of  buying expensive fruits as gifts in places like Japan and China. [Read more…]

Chef Paul Qui: Acqua Panna & S.Pellegrino Young Chef of the Year

The S.Pellegrino Cooking Cup was held in Venice between June 14th and 15th of 2013. As in the past editions, 10 chefs from all over the world participated to the race, cooking their special dishes on board of different sailing boats. Read below who they are. [Read more…]

Designer French Pastries

Depending how you look at these pastries designed by Fauchon in France they either come dressed in green, magenta and white or are actually coming in the flavours of  green tea, almond, vanilla, lemon and strawberry. [Read more…]