Chef Antimo Maria Merone of 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana in Macau.

Michelin-star chef in Macau on minimalist cuisine and why ginger is more Italian than tomatoes

  • Antimo Maria Merone, the Naples-born executive chef of 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana in Macau, went to business school before leaving to pursue his passion full time
  • His favourite ingredient, he says, is the tomato, which he likes to eat raw in summer
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Chef Antimo Maria Merone of 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana in Macau.
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Italian chef Giuseppe Iannotti. Photo: May Tse

Italian chef behind ‘best roast chicken ever’ almost became a computer engineer

  • Giuseppe Iannotti, owner and executive chef of one-Michelin-starred Krèsios, in Italy, made his first meal aged six
  • He talks about his playful approach to flavours and why he loves cooking Chinese food
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Italian chef Giuseppe Iannotti. Photo: May Tse
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