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A unique behind-the-scenes visit of the crafstmen who hammer out the best and most expensive kitchen knives in the world in the city of Sakai, Japan.
Your own personal home tandoor Popular
How I got a real tandoor in my kitchen and how you can have one too.
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.
Homemade pasta with the legendary Italian chitarra, a harp-shaped pasta cutting tool.
It took me several visits to the mythical 200-year-old professional kitchenware shop Dehillerin in Paris before they agreed to sell me the knife I wanted. A unique gastronomic pilgrimage destination if you can swallow the attitude.
My largest and most unusual pasta-making accessory, the bigolaro, made 28 fat spaghettis, called bigoli, each as long as the room. Served with the traditional duck ragù, this made my guests very happy despite the fact they had to make their own pasta.
The more you cook, the more you encounter recipes that call for ingredients you just can't find anywhere. You also realize that some culinary operations would be a whole lot easier with the proper tool. Well, if you're in Paris, here is where to go.
A glimpse at the motley cornucopia of Japanese cookware and confectionery I brought back from my last trip.
Thanks to a tiny a garganelli comb ordered from Italy I was able to make these legendary hand-rolled penne. A treat!
How do they make the hole in the maccheroni? I had thought about it long and hard only to conclude you just can't make tubular pasta at home. I was wrong - see how I made my first batch of macaronis!