A photographer, a video maker, a painter, a chef and a writer on a journey through Italian regions to document the Sagre, regional food festivals in which the community celebrates itself through food

The twenty women running around the kitchen hardly spoke. Th...

January 29, 2018

A few weeks ago, while was waiting for the bus at the station of the Slow Food university where I study, I ran into an irregular sight. A mother and a daughter were waiting for the bus with me. The mother, an L.A woman, was wearing clothes that are screaming New-age. T...

November 7, 2017

Speciality coffee. Why so sour? Photo by The Roasting Shed

Electronic cigarettes, shop after shop of plastic wrapped food, people running past with big, heavy backpacks. After stepping off the train in London, it only took a five minute walk down Liverpool Street to com...

September 1, 2017

It's going to be an unusual column. It will tell the story of a Lebanese organization, while I have never met the people who operate it. It will try to describe places where I have not visited and cook food that I have not tasted, and probably never will. At least not...

August 31, 2017

In a scene from one of my favorite movies "Reality Bites", the yuppie nerd Ben Stiller wonders out loud about the huge plastic container held by oh-so-cool Winona Ryder in both her small hands. She takes another big sip of Coca-Cola from one fast food chain or another...

June 21, 2017

This, for example, we had at Der Elefant restaurant run by Israeli chef Ofir Vidavsky; photo by Shiri Klein and Annette Boraks, FOODsteps.

Everyone is talking about Warsaw these days. I know I'm not saying anything new here. But the thing with tourist destinations that...

June 1, 2017

Italy

Last night my girlfriend came home after a beer tasting with an unfamiliar taste on her lips. The expected flavour of bitterness from the beer had been replaced by sweet and fruity aromas, and so I asked: "Are you sure you haven't tasted wine?"

"The Italians have a...

May 21, 2017

The original Hebrew article was published at Mako, 26/02/2016 --Photos by Raimondo Cusmano--

The huge snowy hills welcomed us with open arms, and immediately the race for the turnip had begun. In thigh high rubber boots and a double layer of gloves on our hands -one mad...

רחוב Krupnicza הצר ושטוף השמש מתמלא בצעירות וצעירים יפות ויפים, לבושים בבגדים שנראים כאילו נלקחו ממודעה לאמריקן אפרל, רק באופן שכלל אינו מודע לעצמו. עיניהם מסתתרות מאחורי משקפי שמש שחורים, ועל פניהם ארשת אדישה ורגועה. מימין חנות אורגנית חדשה, משמאל מאפיית סופגניות שעוב...

האם "טעים" הוא פונקציה של טכניקה, של מסורת, של אג'נדה פוליטית, או אולי של כל הגורמים יחדיו? מה תפקידו של השף המודרני, בתקופת האינפלציה השפית? נטלי שפריר ואני פגשנו את האיש שמגלם בבישוליו את התשובות לשאלות הללו. מתוך החיפוש במדבר תבוא הישועה.

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