BRESAOLA WITH SAN PELLEGRINO WATER – AVOCADO MAYONNAISE AND BURRATA

No matter what time of the year it is, I always enjoy starting a meal with a decadent platter of cured meats, cheeses, olives, and other finger foods served as antipasti in Italy.  The undying dedication and efforts applied by the skilled artisans in creating these cured delicacies make me appreciate every single slice.  This … Continue reading BRESAOLA WITH SAN PELLEGRINO WATER – AVOCADO MAYONNAISE AND BURRATA

Hokkaido oysters with San Pellegrino water and parsley sauce

Hokkaido Oysters with San Pellegrino & green sauce

100% Italiano Gala Dinner

100% Italiano: is the name of ower new project start in Japan with San Pellegrino Japan & Ca Form Japan. Is a project where we are trying to present a whole series of 100% Italian dishes, recipes and products, we decide to lunch our first events here at OSAKA-XEX WEST with Tommaso Perina (San Pellegrino … Continue reading 100% Italiano Gala Dinner

Breakfast Scones with Mortadella Bologna IGP and Grana Padano Cheese

Buon Giorgno! Today, I was in need of some freshly baked comfort food for breakfast, but instead of the regular sweet breakfast, I was craving something savory and with a bit more of a kick to it. My wife normally bakes plain or chocolate chip scones for the family, that are then slathered with butter/clotted cream … Continue reading Breakfast Scones with Mortadella Bologna IGP and Grana Padano Cheese

Caputo Cup 2019 China-Taiwan Final

Ladies and Gentlemen we are ready for Caputo Cup China-Taiwan 2019 on April 22-23 in Taipei at Expo Park Taipei We will always be the usual members of the main jury: Mr. Carmine Caputo (Caputo Croup Chairman) Mr. Sergio Miccu (President A.P.N. Neapolitan Pizza Association) Mr. Davide Civitillo (Neapolitan Pizza Word Champion) and me Salvatore … Continue reading Caputo Cup 2019 China-Taiwan Final

Best pizza in New Zealand

On my last trip to New Zealand, I had the opportunity to meet with Chef Kevin Morris, the founder of Dante’s Pizzeria. I remember eating at his very first shop over 10 years ago in Huapai, Auckland. Back then it was a very small shop; that served some great pizza. I recall asking him lots … Continue reading Best pizza in New Zealand

SEAFOOD WET MARKET & SEASIDE RESTAURANTS IN MANILA

Together with two chefs from my restaurant, we took a rare break from our busy schedules and went for a late lunch at a seafood wet market located right by the sea (actually a lagoon), in Pasay City, Metro Manila. In this market you get to buy fresh seafood and then walk across the street, … Continue reading SEAFOOD WET MARKET & SEASIDE RESTAURANTS IN MANILA

From Market to Table

When it comes to creating new dishes for my restaurant , there is no better place than to start in the farmers market for inspiration for my next tasty creation. You never know what you will find! Today I traveled over to Cubao Farmers Market in Araneta Center, Quezon City, to see what they had … Continue reading From Market to Table

Trying Carinderia: street food in Manila

Today I got the rare chance to explore a part of Manila that I haven't had a chance to see yet, together with my local chef. He told me about this special restaurant on Dian Street; Makati, called Aling Sosing’s Carinderia, which I’m told, is a very famous food stall in Manila. Walking closer to … Continue reading Trying Carinderia: street food in Manila

Truffle Omelette

Good Morning! I do not know why, but I woke up this morning with a crazy desire of truffles! Perhaps it's because of the truffle xiao long bao (Shanghainese ravioli) I ate yesterday at Ding Tai Fung. Or maybe it's because Italy celebrates the truffle season around this time of the year, and I'm always … Continue reading Truffle Omelette