Bouquet, Taste & Textures

A prerequisite for experiencing a culinary firework display – as well as the rat Rémy does in the legendary animated film Ratatouille knew how to make his brother Emile experience it – is the sense of taste and smell.

Of the classical senses such as hearing, seeing, smelling, tasting and touching, smelling – olfactory perception – remains by far the most important and strongest of our senses. Continue reading Bouquet, Taste & Textures

Roberto Rota – Head Chef of the VERO trattoria & wine bar Phuket

Chef Roberto Rota – in short Chef Roberto is the innovative driving force and the good soul of the VERO kitchen, the Trattoria & Wine Bar at the Pullman Arcadia Phuket. Here you can not only enjoy excellent food – from time to time very special events take place here. The portfolio of VERO’s cuisine ranges from down-to-earth mamma cuisine to Italian haute cuisine and the most delicious representatives of Mediterranean flavours in general. Continue reading Roberto Rota – Head Chef of the VERO trattoria & wine bar Phuket

Teemu Kaijanen – Head Chef of the Finnish Vaiha in Mikkeli

I had the good fortune to get to know chef Teemu Kaijanen better at the International Green Week. Teemu is a chef with heart and soul – he was born in Lappeenranta, in south-eastern Finland – and even as a child he was sure that cooking would be his profession. Continue reading Teemu Kaijanen – Head Chef of the Finnish Vaiha in Mikkeli

Arctic Sparkle

13Arctic Sparkle is a non-alcoholic sparkling wine product of the family business Saimaan Marjamarkkinointi (Saimaan Marjamarkkinointi Oy) based on Finnish cloudberries. The small but fine company was founded in 2004 and since then has been producing a variety of products. What all products have in common is that the raw materials used in their production come from Finnish nature. Continue reading Arctic Sparkle