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Guy Legay, chef at the Ritz in Paris

Rossini at the Ritz

Celebrating a Musical and Gastronomic Genuis

If his musical genius had not eclipsed his gastronomical talents, Gioacchino Rossini would surely have gone down in history as a celebrated 19th century gourmet.

Culturekiosque celebrates Rossini's culinary as well as musical gifts in the multi-part series "Rossini at the Ritz," culminating in a full menu from Guy Legay of the Ritz in Paris (pictured). Herein find treats for the palate and insights into one of Italy's great composers and gastronomes.

Philippe Broad, Cyberchef




Features:

  • Rossini's Cuisine: A Symphony of Tastes
    Alessandro Falassi, cultural anthropologist and member of the Italian Academy of Cuisine, is the world's leading expert on "Rossinian Cuisine". Here, he whets the appetite with a brief biography of Rossini cum gastronome.
  • Rossini's Cuisine: Five Masterpieces
    From California to France and Italy to Asia, five great chefs weigh in with recipes inspired by Rossini's gastronomic genius.
  • Rossini at the Ritz: The Recordings
    Five exquisite Rossini recordings from Swiss classical label Claves, selected as suitable accompaniment for the "Rossini at the Ritz" menu.
  • Rossini at the Ritz: The Menu
    Guy Legay and his culinary staff at the Ritz model a unique winter dinner menu and wine list on the musical and gastronomic evenings the Maestro himself organised at his house in Paris. A perfect holiday feast!







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