How Cutlery Came to Be: History of Flatware in a Nutshell
Cutlery is such an everyday fixture in our lives that it can be easy to overlook the design and workmanship which has developed from thousands of years of culinary evolution.
A Sensory Feast: How Audio Affects the Dining Experience
Leading on from our last blog in our Sensory Feast series, where we looked at how visuals can enrich the dining experience, today we will be delving into how audio affects our perception of flavour.
Get a Handle on Your Cutlery Etiquette
Now that we’ve given you the low down on how to host a dinner party with perfect etiquette and we’ve filled you in on proper UK and US table settings as well as general dining etiquette, it’s time to consider the question of cutlery etiquette.
Preserving your Cutlery
When you buy something as beautiful as Studio William cutlery, you want it to last. Not just for the coming years, but as a family heirloom, living on even when your time on this Earth is done.
How visuals enrich the dining experience
As self-proclaimed gastro-adventurers, we feel as though it is our duty to not only bring you sensational (quite literally) cutlery to enhance your dining experience, but to also fill you in on all the latest sensorial findings to aid you in creating the very best food journey with each and every meal.
How to Host the Perfect Easter Lunch
For most, there are only a handful of days in a year when family far and wide puts their busy day-to-day schedules aside in lieu of a get-together and Easter is one of those special times.
Dining Etiquette Do's and Don'ts
Formal or not, behaving appropriately at the dining table is a must if you ever want to be invited back! Aside from the obvious (no shoes on the table, please) there are some lesser known dining etiquette essentials that can take you from a standard dinner guest to one in the know. And those in the know always do better for it…
What Makes a Memorable Meal?
We are going to delve into the intricate workings of how outside factors such as sound, touch and sight affect the palette and what you can do to ensure that your surroundings are enhancing every bite taken, rather than taking away from it.
How Different Materials Affect Your Taste Buds
The process in which we create our flatware is far from simple. With 45 meticulous steps of processing and finishing used for each individual piece of designer cutlery we make, we think it’s fair to say that attention to detail is not something that Studio William is lacking in.
The Pioneer of Neuro Cutlery
Teaming up with Professor Charles Spence and Jozef Youssef, William explores the psychological impact of cutlery in fine dining.
Food Journalist for the Guardian, Amy Fleming has written an article around the idea of Neuro Cuisine