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190 5 Jun 2015

Recipes from an embattled country: 

Olia Hercules shares some of the culinary secrets of Ukraine. Plus: we discuss why Mexican food is gathering momentum in Seoul and take a look at Danish brewer Mikkel Borg Bjergsø’s new project in Tokyo.

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189 29 May 2015

Chinese secrets: 

Author and cookery-school founder Jeremy Pang sheds light on the secrets of Chinese cooking. We also hear why it's worthwhile for companies to offer free lunches to their employees and meet an original pie business in San Francisco.

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188 22 May 2015

Culinary masterminds: 

We talk to one of the world’s most successful female chefs, April Bloomfield, on her love for greens, a new London restaurant that takes localism to a new level and the Monocle Restaurant Awards nominations from Milan.

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187 15 May 2015

Rethinking eating: 

At Expo Milano we hear how Italy’s Slow Food movement is trying to get its message across, meet Simon Bajada who’s written about the best recipes in the Scandinavian kitchen and get the Brazilian nominees for The Monocle Restaurant Awards.

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186 8 May 2015

Back to the roots: 

A new generation of Georgian winemakers, food diplomacy in the Basque country and the week's headlines from Singapore.

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185 1 May 2015

The perfect loaf: 

We discover new ideas at Horeca food and hospitality expo in Beirut, take lessons from master baker Éric Kayser and examine how Michelin stars change Brazil’s restaurant landscape.

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184 24 Apr 2015

The home of mezcal: 

We are in Mexico to learn the original ways to drink Mezcal, hear how you pick wines that taste good at 30,000ft and get the week’s headlines from Latin America.

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183 17 Apr 2015

Restaurant designs: 

Designer Robert Angell explains what makes a restaurant a success, we hear of a surprising expression of love for saké in Japan and we get the week’s headlines from New York.

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182 10 Apr 2015

Uruguay's ambitious wine industry: 

We hear why you should keep an eye on Uruguayan wine manufacturers, get the week’s headlines from Tokyo and our Berlin correspondent gives us her nominees for The Monocle Restaurant Awards.

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181 3 Apr 2015

Winning designs: 

Austrian designer Gregor Eichinger on his winning restaurant designs, new ideas from the Vinitaly wine fair and The Monocle Restaurant Awards nominees from Lisbon.

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180 27 Mar 2015

Pastry mastery: 

Dominique Ansel explains his tricks as a pastry maker, we hear why Serbians are now drinking better beer and we get the week’s headlines from Hong Kong.

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179 20 Mar 2015

The best of Pitti Taste: 

We head to Florence for the Pitti Taste trade fair, talk the business of maple-syrup production and hear Australian-Lebanese chef Greg Malouf’s thoughts on the best vegetarian food.

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