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Follow me inside the kitchen of working-class pizza joint in downtown Napoli and see how they make deep fried pizza, the cult Neapolitan street food.
Duck Tour d'Argent Very Popular
Probably the most spectacular classical French recipe, le canard à la presse, here made at La Tour d'Argent, a Paris restaurant open since the 16h century.
Visiting Pierre Hermé's Pastry Shop in Paris Very Popular
Pierre Hermé is the king of French pastry. His tiny boutique in Paris is so successful that people stop to ask why there is queue. See what's inside!
A Visit to Rungis, The World's Biggest Food Market Very Popular
Rungis, just outside Paris, is a cult place for gourmets. It is so huge you need a car to go from one hall to the next. That is where Parisian chefs buy what they cook. I was able to visit at 4h00 in the morning.
Swiss Alps Cheesemaking Very Popular
My visit of a 8000'/2400m high cheesemaking chalet in the Swiss Alps where cheese is still made like 300 years ago - and not one tourist in sight!
Scottish Deep-Fried Candy Bar Very Popular
At last a solution to social security deficits.
A Soba Noodles Class in Tokyo Very Popular
My private lesson at the Soba Academy in Tokyo to make these Japanese buckwheat noodles from scratch.
Frying sliced eggplants is one of the trickiest things to get right in Italian cuisine. See how Eleonora Consoli, an authority on Sicilian cuisine, does it in her own kitchen on Mount Etna in Sicily and you will never end up with oily sponges ever again!
Moldavian Pig Slaughter Popular
A friend brought me back pictures of a Moldavian family slaugthering a pig at home much like it was done all over Europe 100 year ago. Not for the faint-hearted.
Deep-Fried Cheeseburger Popular
We have now reached the confines of the Scottish Diet and enter Deep-Frying Hell. Yea who enter here, abandon all hope and come to behold this new wonder - the deep-fried cheeseburger.
Swiss Raclette Popular
The national dish of Valais, my Swiss canton, raclette is the most gorgeous melted cheese you will ever have. Here at its best at the Manoir de Villa in Sierre.
Scottish Deep-Fried Pizza Popular
A northern cousin of the Neapolitan deep-fried pizza, this proud member of the Scottish Diet makes one nutritious snack.
Easily the largest place on earth to buy cookware and restaurant equipment, this huge street in the Asakusa district of Toyko got me busy for an entire day.
Lenôtre offers high-end non-professional pastry classes in Paris. Are they worth the time and money? Who attends? What do you actually learn? Read my account of a Brioche and Kugelhopf class at Lenôtre's school on the Champs-Elysées.
Potato Chips Night Shift Popular
At midnight sharp, I entered Burt's factory in Devon to see how my favorite potato chips are made. Hand Fried in Devon.