Appreciate Antipasti

Explore olive varieties, antipasti, charcuterie, mouth-watering recipes and Mediterranean culture with our resident aficionado Vaz Frigerio.


Obviously no, Spain is Spain and France is France. However in culinary terms Spain seems to be occupying the position [in my head anyway] that France monopolised for many years; the food can be fancy without the bill inducing a cardiac arrest,

Tagged with: Spanish, Lifestyle, Wine


I have recently returned from the World Hospitality & Foodservice Fair which not only benefits from being in Lyon (global pork mecca) but also has the Bocuse D’Or attached. It’s a feast of gastronomy, and also hosts the world chocolate carving

Tagged with: Italian



A couple of days after Pie Pint York Tap kicks the backside of Star in the City Nonsense and I’m in Paris for a trade fair being presented all sorts of weird and wonderful [con]fusion foods…

Tagged with: Italian, Recipes, Lifestyle


Last night I was ravaging a second plate of lovely wife's Roast Chicken contemplating recent gastronautery and the conclusion was that my taste is becoming ever more reductive.

Tagged with: Recipes, Lifestyle