We kicked off the week with a big appetite for pancakes and crepes. We took a look at the classic breakfast staple and its many incarnations - from the fluffy American variety to the different types of crepes across Europe.
Some of the cool things were learned along the way include the fact that Europeans have made thin, flat pancakes of various sorts for millennia. Did you know that references to “frying pan cakes” can be traced back to 5th century BC Greek poets?
If you are interested in learning more about pancakes and crepes, get the full scoop here.
Just a three hour ride from New York City, Amish Country is a quaint area with miles of farmland, charming covered bridges and vineyards. It was settled by the Amish community 300 years ago and still remains a place where a simple lifestyle can be observed.
If you tour the area be sure to sample shoofly pie, ice cream from a local dairy farms, Dutch apple dumplings, soft pretzels and local brews.
The Pecorino Cheese Master
We rounded off the week with an exclusive interview with Nunzio Marcelli, the best pecorino cheesemaker in Italy. Marcelli produces sheep's cheese in Abruzzo, a region along Italy's eastern coast.
From 28-30 October, join Fine Dining Lovers for a celebration of young culinary talent, when 12 global finalists will battle it out in Milan for the title of best young chef in the world - plus, join our first edition of Brain Food forum. See what's on.
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