On Food, Photography & Styling

It’s a world of pretty pictures and yet what looks good on the plate doesn’t necessarily look good on a picture: what does it take to produce captivating food photography? How is it possible to translate and convey in a picture those delicious moments that follow a bite of a tasty morsel? How to translate (with food styling) our dedicated time spent in the kitchen to prepare those tasty bites into dazzling images? On Food, Photography & Styling

#ChefsNight :: Scents and Flavours of Dalarna (Sweden) in Rome

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Chefs Night :: 19 ottobre 2017 Ambasciata di Svezia
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I’m always enthusiastic about new things, especially when they are food related. So when I got the invitation from The Swedish Embassy in Rome and my friend Chef Görgen Tidén I’ve been counting the days to open a window on the Swedish cuisine and to try their food.

[#ChefsNight :: A Roma i “Sapori e profumi della Dalecarlia” Svezia]

#ChefsNight :: Scents and Flavours of Dalarna (Sweden) in Rome

Seafood Friday :: Alici Marinate

Fresh anchovies | Photo ©OrsolaCirielloKogan
Fresh anchovies | Photo ©OrsolaCirielloKogan

Anchovies, forage fish for top predators, when salt-cured, are an exceptional flavour-boosting element. When used fresh have a very firm flesh and a delicate, naturally oily flavour.  They belong to the broad category of “pesce azzurro”, (oily fish) rich in healthy omega fatty acids.
Fresh anchovies are a great ingredient for a wholesome and healthy meal.
Seafood Friday :: Alici Marinate

The Life Of a Chef :: Giorgia Grillo – Rome, Italy

Appetibilis Q&A
:: Work and life stories, while sitting around a table with friends ::

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Chef Giorgia Grillo in her workshop prepping mini Rum Baba | Photo ©LuciaZeccara

Meet Chef Giorgia Grillo, my “Gambero Rosso Schools” classmate.
Owner of “Nero Vaniglia”, a lovely Cafè-Pastry-Shop in Garbatella, a charming roman area a little off-the-beaten-track, yet…
The Life Of a Chef :: Giorgia Grillo – Rome, Italy