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…

Italian cuisine in the Maldives

The Maldives are a tourist place frequented by many nationalities and for this reason it is important to try to make all the guests of the resort happy.One of the most popular theme nights is the Italian Dinner . Making Italian cuisine known around the world has been my prerogative since I started traveling the…

Italian style “Oysters au Gratin” by Cristian Marino

Oysters au gratin in Prosecco sauceOysters au gratin with Prosecco sauce are a refined appetizer and particularly suitable for those who do not eat raw shellfish. Oysters au gratin with prosecco wine sauce, an elegant seafood appetizer of great Italian or French character ( in case you prefers Champagne wine ) , are a “special”…

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…