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We head to the World Economic Forum in Davos to find out what is happening in the Alpine town’s kitchens during the huge event. Also in the programme: how Ivan Orkin became one of the world’s best ramen experts, plus the…
The head chef of the Michelin-stared restaurant Fifty Seconds in Lisbon explains how to prepare his superb lobster with rice.
We head to southern Ireland to learn about some old methods for smoking fish that are winning over new fans. We also take a look at Italy’s wine industry and how UK embassies are finding soft power through food.
A meat-free recipe by the executive chef of London's Bubala restaurant.
Israeli top chef and restaurateur Assaf Granit talks about how he created his successful restaurant empire. Max Tobias, founder of London’s Dusty Knuckle bakery, talks us through his business that supplies sourdough to many…
A recipe by the founder of Michelin-starred restaurant Aira in Stockholm.
Top Portuguese chef Nuno Mendes on his new London restaurant Lisboeta and why the feeling of community should play a bigger role in the hospitality industry. Also in the programme: new trends and roasts at the Helsinki…
The head chef of London’s Leroy restaurant on a fresh spring starter made with seasonal British ingredients.
Our guide to the world of food, drink and entertaining, The Menu serves up interviews with the world’s most creative chefs, introduces the makers behind the scenes and the ingredients that will soon be landing on your…
A soufflé recipe courtesy of the talented French chef.
Nancy Silverton, one of the most successful chefs, restaurateurs and authors in the US, offers her take on great hospitality. Also on the programme: an artisan food market in Barcelona that’s enjoying a post-pandemic bounce…
A super-easy recipe by Nancy Silverton, one of California’s best-known chefs, authors and restaurateurs.
We visit Bologna’s inaugural Slow Wine Fair, hear from Oslo’s culinary mastermind Esben Holmboe Bang and leaf through ‘Serviette’, a new magazine celebrating the best in food and drink.
A dish suggestion by two pioneers of Tibetan food in the UK.
Vegan recipes from the Mediterranean, a Spanish company that’s breaking records with its paella technique and a roundup of the biggest discussion topics at this year’s Pitti Taste food and drinks fair in Florence.