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The Week in Bites<br>15th July 2012

The Week in Bites
15th July 2012

A video interview Spanish chef Ferran Adria, 26 oil facts, the Apple shop of wine stores and the world's most expensive cupcake

By FDL on

Ferran the Man who Can

This week FDL sat down with the culinary giant Ferran Adria to discuss what he's been up to since elBulli closed its doors back in July 2011.

The Spanish chef discussed his work on the elBulli Foundation expected to open in 2014, his latest project LaBullipedia (a Wikipedia style food website) and he also offered his opinion on how the worldwide gastronomy scene will develop over the next ten years.

The molecular master also dished up some valuable advice for young chefs wanted to break into the industry.

Le Grand Fooding Milan

Tattoos, street food and chefs - just three of the things on offer at the latest Le Grand Fooding event held in Milan.

Held in an old saw mill the food event was urban, funky and food fueled with revelers from all over Italy and further afield coming to sample dishes from ten of the world's up and coming chefs.

Music was pumped out by DJs and with The Young Turks and Andreas Dahlberg in attendance it was one of the funkiest food events of the year so far. We also managed to get some great pictures for yet another top FDL gallery.

Oil A-Z

How well do you know your oil? This week FDL examined oil in all its forms and glory taking a look at some of the more obscure oily facts available online.

From coconuts to sunflowers and Christopher Columbus to Greece - Oil has played a big part in the culinary world for years yet it's origins, uses and huge variety of flavors is often underestimated.

This week FDL stepped further into the world of oil to bring you 26 interested oil based facts you probably don't know.

In the Blog

We had the vending machine in Australia that makes people dance for their treats, the world's most expensive cupcake and we think we found the Apple Store of Wine Shops.

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