But What Do We Actually Do?
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But What Do We Actually Do?

Today, we have a small interlude from the normal Sunday installment of #MeetTheGastronomes, due to our study trip in Calabria all of last week.  I was supposed to have something whipped up for you, with someone’s story ready in the wings, but since I don’t, I thought I might explain the gastronomes.  Every week they … …read more

Oscar Farinetti’s views on the relationship between the future and the past
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Oscar Farinetti’s views on the relationship between the future and the past

Central to Farinetti’s success has been his perspective on the relationship between the future and the past. The past is something we can only remember, whereas the future we can do something about. He stressed the notion of an assisted destiny, a consideration of the important and positive aspects of our past, which informs the decisions we make in shaping our future….

The loneliness of Macuco, or how to save and taste a rare and delicious bird
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The loneliness of Macuco, or how to save and taste a rare and delicious bird

In Cordeiro, a municipality located in the State of Rio de Janeiro, in the Central Fluminense area, Paulo de Abreu e Lima and Gilson Arruda created a breeding farm for this native bird, planning to implement an accurate breeding technique and a special diet, aiming to turn its meat flavor and texture as tasty and delicate as possible.