Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Thinking of Inking?

Check this piece for some culinary-inspired ideas....

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Tasty Link Alert!

Here is a new addition to our Tasty Links that was suggested by Master Chef Florian Webhofer -- Food Pairing.  While their purposes sound simple -- helping users discover what foods pair well together or finding great replacements for foods in recipes -- the site is a veritable culinary visual thesaurus, filled with exciting ideas that will have you creating wonderful meals and returning again and again.

Also be sure to check out their blog while you're on the site. 

I'm hungry already!

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Just in case you missed it...

Our own Executive Chef Kevin McDermott was consulted for and quoted in this article in the esteemed Wall Stree Journal on the increased appetite for intense flavor experiences.

Perfumer & Flavorist

For those of you with a more technical interest, there is a great article in this month's Perfumer & Flavorist on advances that our R&D experts are making on citral stability.  The research is being done in concert with the University of Massachusetts and focuses on extended shelf life for ready-to-drink and powdered beverages.  We can't link you to the article, but get your copy and check it out!

Friday, June 18, 2010

A Taste of London

IFF CulinEssence Chef Michael Gibson attended the first day of A Taste of London, held in Regent's Park and now in its seventh year.  This pop-up festival, running from 17 - 20 June, celebrates the best restaurants and produce London has to offer.  Chef took the snaps in this post and reports that his highlights include 
Tom Aikens - Daleford 7 hour confit Lamb with mash and balsamic onions and La Gavroche - Ballotine de Volaille vinaigrette de truffes. 

Below are some scenes from this amazing event...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Why Yes, That IS IFF on the New Cooking Channel!

On Monday, the new Cooking Channel (which took over the Fine Living Channel) debuted Food(ography), a show that explores the history of iconic foods and highlights the chefs, artisans, movers, and shakers that move those foods into the future.  IFF was honored to be in the company of the talented people featured in the premiore episode on Ice Cream.  The folks from the Cooking Channel got VIP access to our Vanilla Extract plant and an interview with Marie Wright, flavoriste extraordinaire! 

The episode is playing all week - check your local listings.