New Zealand's legendary Chef Ruth Pretty What do Marmite, Vegemite, tuna, mushrooms, prosciutto, chicken stock, Parmesan and fermented black beans all have in common? They all contain the fifth taste sensation umami. It is a meaty, savoury taste less obvious than sweetness, saltiness, sourness and bitterness but I believe more delicious than the other four taste sensations. Umami rich dishes are perfect partners for pinot noir ... read more >
Yes, I am actually working/cooking too! Got straight off the plane from Oz and we prepped and cooked until 8.30pm - great team effort The Wandering Palate was in good form demonstrating ‘Wife’s Legendary Duck Curry’ at the eponymous Ruth Pretty Cooking School, expanded to the full duck banquet and paired with some fabulous pinot noirs from Paul Pretty’s cellar. ... read more >
Chinese Roast Duck Curry The Wandering Palate’s Duck Run is migrating to New Zealand where I will conduct a duck curry - duck banquet cooking class at the legendary Ruth Pretty Cooking. ... read more >