Molecular Gastronomy, the collective bridge between science and culinary arts garnishes most plates around world but the techniques behind the term remain a mystery to the average culinary amateur. Montreal based, Molecule-R brings the basics of these techniques together in one sleek comprehensive kit in the Cuisine R-evolution.
Captivated by the graphic strides made by Information is Beautiful, only makes stumbling across Foodpairing, a digital inspiration guide for flavor combinations, even more exciting. It’s hard to pass by an application that will not only cue your design sensibilities but will help to hone in your taste buds as well. More
Fauré Le Page, a Parisian firearms manufacturer established by Louis Pigny in 1717, has a rich history that spans over 200 years and is known to most gun collectors for its influence in political events in the 18-19th century and of course its superior weaponry. It now stands to make style history with its new collection of fine leather goods and accessories. More
Amidst the hustle and bustle of Piccadilly as you begin to cross Old Bond street, something curious happens. You begin to see gentlemen emerging from small corners in smart dress and with flair style. Follow them like a Alice chasing the white rabbit, and they will guide you to St. James Street running to the Brasserie St. Jacques, the offices of The Economist and the many private clubs in the area. They are vestiges of Saville Row and Dover Street, they are connoisseurs of bespoke bootmaking and they will lead you to a quintessential shop at end of St. James: John Lobb, one of Britain’s last remaining bespoke shoemakers. More
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore —
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.
“‘Tis macaronage,” I muttered, “tapping at my chamber door —
Only this and nothing more.
- inspired by Edgar Allan Poe
At the entry of most haunted houses, there is a warning at the door “Enter if you dare,” when it comes to macaronage, the mantra is the rings the same: “Attempt if you dare.” Why is it that this small treat, puts fear in the heart of most bakers and would be confectioners? More