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Here is the low down on this year’s culinary line up at MIFF. Get in quick.
Ants on a Shrimp: Noma in Tokyo
The word ‘Chef’ doesn’t really seem to sum up René Redzepi. Culinary Mastermind? Global visionary? Food warrior? Step inside Noma’s mind as Rene embarks on flavourful journey around the labyrinth that is Tokyo. New frontiers are forged: From scallop fudge to deep-fried fish sperm. Are you up for the challenge? He always is.
Follow the global quest of Chef Ben Reade and food researcher Josh Evans as they forage for the most delicious grubs they can find to feed the future of civilization.
Their pursuit is two-fold; nutrition and deliciousness. They understand that food has the ability to bring people together, to nourish both the body and the soul, and there’s real dignity in that.
True forgery, they say, is art.
Meet Rudy Kurniawan: Young, mysterious, rich, and with a palate sent from the gods. He set the wine world on fire in the 1990s, singlehandedly buying up the world’s rare wines, and gained the trust of wine aficionados through the generosity of his knowledge - and cellar.
A most entertaining peek into the embarrassing scandal that rocked the wine world and has left as many as 40,000 “fake” bottles in circulation today.
Is wine art, or a commodity? And do some people really have more money than sense?
Step inside the world of competitive coffee, one so insane it just HAS to be real. Journey deep into the depths of coffee geekdom and meet the passionate and quirky characters who devote their lives to this art of living well. If you think you know all there is to coffee – think again.