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  1. News - World - FOOD

    Minister's remarks on Italian food raise ire

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Especially when your brief is culture, your country is Italy- and the subject is food. But in an interview that provoked dismay in gastronomic circles, Ilaria Borletti Buitoni, the junior minister ... the French. "In Italy we have not eaten well for a long time, unfortunately. We have chased after the trends, the French, moving away from our idea of cooking," Panorama magazine quoted ...

  2. Magazines - Good Eating - NEW RESTAURANTS

    Flavours of Italy

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Bernice Chan

    ... Bernice Chan FLAVOURS OF ITALY Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East has opened with a fine-dining Italian restaurant on the top floor. The chef previously worked at Gaia and the reasonably-priced menu offers standard Italian fare. For starters, the mushroom cappuccino (HK$88) smelled wonderful from the truffle-scented foam on top. The minestrone (HK$88) was a brilliant green ...

  3. Made In Italy: Food and Stories

    Posted Oct 04th 2009, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Made In Italy: Food and Stories By Giorgio Locatelli The 'made in Italy' part of this book's title refers as much to the author as his cuisine. Giorgio Locatelli was born in a village near Lake Comabbio, in Lombardy, a region in northern Italy known for its refined cuisine, myriad rice dishes and use of butter, rather than olive oil. Locatelli has worked ...

  4. Childhood friends realise dream and offer a home-grown taste of Italy

    Posted Dec 11th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Todd Darling (centre) and Robert Spina (left) have been talking about doing something together since they were kids in New York City. Now the childhood friends have finally realised their ...

  5. Jamie's Italy

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Jamie's Italy By Jamie Oliver Before becoming a television personality, Jamie Oliver spent a lot of time cooking Italian cuisine. In fact, it was at the Italian restaurant River Caf?(in London) that he was 'discovered', leading to the Naked Chef series. He returns to Italian cuisine with Jamie's Italy, which was released along with the cooking ...

  6. Taste Italy on the shores of Macau

    Posted Dec 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... La Gondola Just a few years ago, Macau provided the perfect escape for a quiet weekend. It was quaint, close and easily accessible- but most importantly, it was nothing like Hong Kong. That was before the gambling laws changed and an army of developers se ...

  7. A special year for Italians

    Posted Jun 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Diane Anderson History Long ago, Italy did not exist as a country. It was formed by the joining of smaller states into one nation, 150 years ago. Italy's National Day ... Italy's National Day. Australia celebrates the event in a big way. Buildings are lit up in the colours of the Italian flag. These are red, white and green. In Australia, funds raised during ...

  8. AVA Restaurant Slash Bar

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan 38/F, Hotel Panorama by Rhombus, 8A Hart Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui Tel: 3550 0262 Open: 6.30pm-1am (Thursday-Saturday until 2am, Sunday until midnight) Cuisine: Western Price: about HK$600 without drinks or the service charge. Ambience: window- ...

  9. Late diners fall for dish hooker, line and sinker

    Posted Aug 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Janice Leung foodandwine@scmp.com Spaghetti puttanesca is a dish that anyone who has a decently stocked larder can make- especially an Italian. By simply frying together olives, anchovies, capers, garlic and tomatoes, and tossing the mix through some past ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Cheese board: fontina

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Valle d'Aosta), so named because it's made in the Aosta Valley, northwest Italy, is an unpasteurised, washed-rind, full-fat cow's milk cheese that is aged in caves for three months or longer. The stuff made outside Italy is fontina in name only- it's softer and milder, without the intensity of the DOP (Denominazione di Origine Protetta) cheese. Fontina, when ...




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