Iberico Ham

Spanish Ibérico Ham is World’s Best Dry-Cured Ham

Jamón Ibérico is one of the most delicious and expensive foods in the world used in Spanish tapas. Jamón Ibérico (Spanish: [xaˈmon iˈβeɾiko]; Portuguese: presunto ibérico [pɾɨˈzũtu iˈβɛɾiku]) is a variety of Jamón, a type of cured ham companies produce in Spain and Portugal, where companies label it as presunto ibérico.

The Best Organic Bean to Bar Chocolatiers

In this post I will explain the trade model behind bean to bar. I will also highlight three chocolatiers from Italy (Amedei), France (Puyricard) and the USA (Vosges Haut-Chocolat). They all produce such high-quality and sustainable bean-to-bar chocolate.

Matsutake in US

Matsutake, The Spicy Mushroom

Matsutake is the common name for a highly sought mycorrhizal mushroom that grows in Asia, Europe, and North America. It is prized in Japanese, Korean, and Chinese cuisine for its distinct spicy-aromatic odor.

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

The Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is a species of tuna also known as the northern bluefin tuna (mainly when including Pacific bluefin as a subspecies), giant bluefin tuna [when exceeding 150 kg (330 lb)], and formerly as … Read more

Hop Shoots

Hop Shoots

Hop shoots come from hops, the flowers (also called seed cones or strobiles) of the hop plant Humulus lupulus. They are used primarily as a bittering, flavouring, and stability agent … Read more

Southern bluefin tuna

Southern Bluefin Tuna

The southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii) is a tuna found in open southern Hemisphere waters of all the world’s oceans mainly between 30°S and 50°S, to nearly 60°S. At up to 2.5 metres (8.2 ft) and … Read more

White truffles

White truffle from Alba

The white truffle from Alba is the Tuber magnatum, or trifola d’Alba Madonna (“Truffle of the White Madonna” in Italian; Tuber Magnatum Pico or Alba truffle). You can find it in the Piedmont region in northern Italy.