To start this week FDL brought you and extensive report from within Taste of London. The food festival is now in its 9th year and attracts around 50,000 people over 4 days.
While there they consume over 200,000 dishes and 30,000 glasses of wine - FDL were there to witness it all and investigate a statement by Jay Rayner that the British no longer feel guilty about paying lots of money for good food.
The main attraction at the festival was the Nomadic chef, Rene Redzepi. He was there for the opening day and answered audience questions at the San Pellegrino Trilogy Master class - FDL were there throughout and brought and you the best questions and answers given by the award winning chef. So if you want to know if the rumors are true that Rene is developing his own Marmit click here.
The Pasta Masters
The charming and wonderful Simili sisters have been back at FDL this week with their second video tutorial on how to make pasta.
Did you know that spicy food tastes best in space and that the crew working on the Mars 500 mission asked for, and were served, Italian cuisine while they were floating around in zero gravity above the earth.
Geranium's Rasmus Kofoed has decided to stop serving meat at the restaurant currently ranked number two on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. But the Danish chef isn't yet willing to go purely plant-based.