How to cook lobster risotto like a Chef

The lobster risotto recipe has been with me for many years now and when summer arrives, I can’t help but revisit this recipe and that’s what I’m doing here in the Maldives too, letting myself be inspired by the local colors and ingredients. So I decided to bring here on my blog the recipe of…

10 Rules of the Chef in the Modern Era

Ten “Rules” of the Chef by Cristian Marino: The world of work has changed a lot and consequently also the way of working in the kitchen.When I started my career in the 1990s, chefs were famous for being fat and arrogant.Nowadays many new generation chefs are fit and with a very different attitude. But just…

The Octopus and its Secrets

Octopus (belonging to the cephalopods, mollusc family) is a fundamental ingredient for those who love seafood. Its tasty tentacles and its meat, when fresh and tender, can enrich sauces and first courses or offer grill lovers a worthy opponent. Before cooking it, however, the octopus must undergo some operations that will help make the meat…

Cristian Marino now in the Maldives

Dear friends, this update is for you who have been following my blog for a long time .Since September 2021 I have been here in the Maldives, where I will stay for a while.I have always wanted to know the islands of the Maldives, so I am happy to be on an atoll not far…

Cristian Marino’s considerations for the World Vegan Day

World vegan day is celebrated today.Also here in the Maldives we wanted to give our contribution to this event.I don’t consider myself vegan, but I have a lot of respect for those who are, some of the benefits that are obtained with this diet are:– Less stress;– Reduced possibility of food poisoning;– Reduced environmental impact;–…