Category Archives: Beef

Salt Mashes, Inter-Allies and Cold Gigots

Part of my time in food has been in the red meat trade – helping take across to France and Belgium the best beef and lamb that British farmers reared. Our clients were importers, butchers and chefs in France, Belgium … Continue reading

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Imagine, then Realise ‘No Compromise’ Shopping

A chance meeting with the effervescent Claudio Volpetti, co-owner with brother Emilio of one of Rome’s finest food stores located on the edge of Testaccio at Via Marmorata 47, set a thought in my mind. “After Slow Food must come … Continue reading

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Podolica – the Beast to Wrangle

By Giustino Catalano – founder of Di Testa e di Gola and an another great independent through and through. He is a classically trained chef, writer, broadcaster, educator and ambassador for the Italian Academy of Historical Gastronomy. This is the … Continue reading

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