Coffee is the most consumed beverage in Germany, ahead of water and beer, and even has a day dedicated to it; this Saturday the 29th of September is international coffee day. Once a commodity, coffee [...]» read more
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September’s Collection Culinaire was, as I think I may have already mentioned once or twice, exquisite. But it wasn’t just the mustard ice cream and duck à l’orange which got my taste buds tingling; the [...]» read more
When I was told I would be visiting the pastry kitchens at Concorde, I had visions of macaroon pyramids, homemade ice cream and fluffy chocolate mousse. ”Plums,” beamed head pastry chef Johannes Koehler upon my arrival, [...]» read more
The Collection Culinaire is a monthly changing, five-course tasting menu at the Brasserie Le Faubourg. July’s collection featured veal pot au feu, goose liver crème brûlée, and braised apricot. August was a medley of soufléed turbot, veal croquettes [...]» read more
Whether covered in thyme or marbled blue, strong and smelly or full of holes, crumbly, creamy, soft or hard – cheese is a beautiful thing. When I heard I would be cheese tasting at the Brasserie [...]» read more
There’s really no substitute for fresh herbs: a bit of chopped mint here, some cow parsley there. Anybody who thinks they’re just for decoration is doing it wrong. Luckily, one man who is doing it [...]» read more