Dactrust
Contact us

bucătărie

Cele mai bune restaurante din lume – ediția 2019

22 September 2019

TripAdvisor nu dezamăgește niciodată, pentru că recenziile a milioane de utilizatori nu au cum să mintă. Și întotdeauna e o idee bună să ne uităm la vârfurile din domeniul în care activăm, să analizăm ce fac bine și să luăm măsuri adaptate. Așadar, iată la cine merită să vă uitați, conform impresiilor clienților: 5. The […]

Read more

If It Is Easter, Let It Be Lamb!

25 March 2019

Lamb meat is pretty much the highlight of any Easter dinner, so we thought we’d look for a couple of recipes and recommendations from some of the most popular chefs in Romania. Whether you’d like to try out something completelu new or a slightly different reinterpretation of a traditional recipe, we believe we’ve managed to […]

Read more

The Best Restaurants of the World

25 February 2019

Have you seen the latest version of the TripAdvisor ranking for the best restaurants in the world? Just like every other year, the ranking is based on ratings given by those who were there and actually experienced the services provided by the venues. The comments are worth reading, because feedback is a great way to learn and […]

Read more

The Michelin Guide – The 2019 Edition

7 October 2018

The new editions of The Michelin Guide are starting to pop up, but it seems that Romania is still far from getting its own edition. At the moment, the closest Michelin starred restauants are in Hungary or Poland, and even these two don’t host an establishment awarded with the maximum of three stars – in […]

Read more

The World’s Greatest Chefs

9 August 2018

Regardless of their area, professionals always seek out to grow, and one of the most effective ways to go beyond your limits is looking at the big names in your field of choice. Thus, anyone who works in a restaurant kitchen and dreams of going up the ladder should know who are the best chefs […]

Read more

Farewell, Anthony Bourdain!

9 June 2018

It is a bitter irony and overwhelmingly sad that a man who brought so much joy to others couldn’t find his own… However, despite the fact that he chose to leave this world [way too early], the exceptional chef Anthony Bourdain will forever live on through his legacy: his dishes, his shows, his writing… Through everything […]

Read more

DACTRUST START-UPS

25 May 2018

All beginning are hard. And maybe the most difficult thing is mustering up all the courage that might be in you and take a leap of faith into entrepreneurship, despite knowing all too well that there are risks and that there will be obstacles. The first major obstacle – financing. And then, all the other […]

Read more

Sous-vide Cooking

12 May 2018

While it is not (yet?) a method used on a large scale, the roots of sous-vide cooking are already deep in history. Sir Benjamin Thompson, one of the pioneers of thermodynamics, was the first to talk about low temperature cooking. It was in 1799, while he was experimenting with the effects of a hot air […]

Read more

The Gault Millau Guide – Available Soon in Romania as Well

2 May 2018

There are probably few those who are not familiar at all with the name of the Michelin Guide and its underlying concept – the Michelin stars. Even we wrote about this particular topic a couple of times on this very blog (if you’re interested in reading [again] a brief history of the Michelin Guide, you […]

Read more

Cooking Trends of 2018

23 April 2018

Do you remember the times when you could basically only use your fingers for counting the places where you could grab a burger, this strong exponent of the fast-food world? It hasn’t been that long but you can clearly see that this particular dish has started to dominate the menus in the last couple of […]

Read more

The Most Appreciated Restaurants of the Year

15 April 2018

As they do every year, the good people at Trip Advisor publish a ranking of the best restaurant in the world, according to the feedback offered by the clients who directly experimented with the delights and services of different places. The top choices of 2018 have been recently published and, believe it or not, the […]

Read more

Lamb Recipes for the Easter

5 April 2018

When we say Easter, we most definitely say lamb as well. And just as much of a certainty is the fact that we’re sure to find in every kitchen a special kind of cooking lamb recipes, starting with the secret blend of ingredients that make up the marinade and all the way to the balance […]

Read more

(Română) Sărbători fericite!

20 December 2016

Sorry, this entry is only available in Romanian.

Read more

Cured Meats that You Need to Know

10 December 2016

We’ve written about prosciutto before but even if this is probably the most used in restaurant menus all around, we believe that anyone who works in a professional kitchen has to develop a generous amount of basic knowledge in the cooking field, so we’d like to add some more important cured meats to the list […]

Read more

Professional Kitchens – Behind Closed Doors

9 October 2016

There are many things that clients don’t know and/or understand about how a professional kitchen functions. And sure, it’s debatable if it would be of any use for them to find out about them, because the relationship between a customer and a restaurant is shaped strictly by what was ordered and the quality of the […]

Read more

The Restaurants of Robert De Niro

20 September 2016

You may not necessarily know this side of him, but the famous actor is the owner of several restaurants; actually, he owns quite a few and plenty of them are actually top restaurants, famous for the finesse of their dishes and the unique quality of the ingredients and services. The first one that comes to […]

Read more

Five Famous Restaurants Owned by Celebrities

20 September 2016

An investment, a passion or simply a guarantee for having a place where they can eat exactly what and how they desire? Who knows? Maybe it’s a bit of both or simply business, but the fact is that plenty of celebrities choose to open their own restaurants and no, putting their names on them is […]

Read more

Three Surprising Pieces of Advice from Chefs

16 May 2016

We’ve gotten used to great chefs talking about fine foods, rare ingredients and sharing tips with us about dishes we can barely say out loud. But it wouldn’t be a bad thing to find out from time to time a little bit about the basics, because what we eat on a daily basis isn’t necessarily […]

Read more

The Core of Mediterranean Cooking

27 March 2016

The flavor of a dish is influenced by a lot of factors, starting with the skills of the cook and the tools he uses and up to the boiling, baking or grilling time, the quality of the ingredients, the balance of quantities and flavors and so on. But what really makes food taste the way […]

Read more

Other Dangerous Foods in the World

20 March 2016

Last week we told you about the fugu fish, probably the most famous dish from menus in restaurants all over the world that also has a deadly potential. But the list of dangerous foods is way longer and it’s worth a bit more exploring, right? Jamaica is the home of the so-called „ackee”, a fruit […]

Read more

The Great Taste Awards

20 March 2016

Taste is something very personal, so flavor can definitely be up for debate. But there are certain signs that can at least guarantee that the quality of a product will be according to your expectations, and one of these signs (although virtually unknown in Romania) is the „Great Taste” label. The „Great Taste” award is […]

Read more

The most Dangerous Foods in the World – The Fugu Fish

13 March 2016

We all know that certain foods are not good for us, but now we are not talking about those courses that can affect our health on the long run or about those that could cause a certain level of discomfort, especially after a bit of an excess. There really are foods out there that can […]

Read more

Top Chefs with the most Michelin Stars

28 February 2016

We’ve recently written about the famous Michelin Guide and we were telling you then that the maximum acknowledgement for a restaurant are the “three Michelin Stars”. But great chefs aren’t awarded themselves any actual stars; however, they can gather as many as they can from the restaurants they run. So, if you’ve ever wondered about […]

Read more

Le Jules Verne – Maybe the most Romantic Restaurant in the World?

14 February 2016

In Romania, some people celebrate Valentine’s Day, others insist on the national version – Dragobetele – and maybe a few actually manage to celebrate love every day. Well, no matter where you fit in the categories above, we know that romance tends to be associated with romantic dinners, so it’s always a good idea to […]

Read more

The Best Restaurants in the World in 2016

5 February 2016

If you want to go forward, you always have to look at the best, so we’re inviting everybody in the HORECA field to carefully look at the hotels and restaurants that truly impressed their clients and thus managed to get ranked among the best in the world in the TripAdvisor visitors’ top. We really want […]

Read more

Ayam Cemani – „The Lamborghini of Poultry”

4 October 2015

While we were writing about the Beluga caviar, we thought it might be interesting to also write about other exotic animal products, and the first thing we came across in our research that really caught our eye was this Indonesian breed of chicken, known as Ayam Cemani and called by some „The Lamborghini of poultry” […]

Read more

Beluga Caviar

4 October 2015

How about you spoil yourself with some information on one of the absolute symbols of luxury, if an actual taste isn’t really an option… Yes, we are talking about caviar, Beluga caviar in particular, and we’re starting off with telling you that a single kilo of this lovely thing can usually cost up to $25,000 […]

Read more

The Most Popular Restaurants in the World

27 September 2015

Comparing yourself to the best in your field can always be a great way to learn and, in the end, to grow. And since our activity revolves around restaurants, we thought we should look for the best restaurants in the world and see what makes them so special. Sure, it’s difficult to establish what are […]

Read more

Five Strange World Records with Pizza

18 September 2015

We live in a mad, mad world! And it’s also a terribly competitive one, including for areas that we wouldn’t even think about… Now, really, would you have guessed that there are 43 pizza related records in The Guinness Book of World Records? And some of them could not be understood by anyone other than […]

Read more

A Short History of Pancakes

11 September 2015

Crepes might just be among the most beloved desserts in the world and we all understand why. Really, do you know anyone who actually doesn’t love the wonderful pancakes? In fact, it seems that our love of pancakes exists for thousands of years, although it’s true that in the beginning they weren’t quite the same […]

Read more

The Fine Touches of Asian Cooking

10 September 2015

Asian cooking is getting more and more popular all over the world and even if in some areas or restaurants some culturally adapt the original taste (as it is obtained in its place of origin), maybe soften it a bit, in order to suit the locals’ tastes in the adoptive region, Asian food certainly has […]

Read more

The ABC of Raw-Vegan Cooking

11 June 2015

Since last time we talked about fast-food, we thought we should compensate with an article on raw-vegan cooking. You probably heard about this or you might even know someone who’s always preaching about the benefits of this kind of diet and it’s true that the concept of raw has been quite a fad about this […]

Read more

The Most Popular Fast-food Courses in the World

11 June 2015

From a nutritional perspective, fast-food is not really the best option. But it’s very likely that almost all of us occasionally sin with a little bit of something from this category. Sometimes we’re hypnotized by the smell, other times it’s simply the most convenient option, it may happen that it’s the only thing that fits […]

Read more

The Youth Monitor and SMARK Research study of „tendencies regarding activities, preferences and consumption” among young people in Romania in 2013/2014 compared to 2014/2015

4 June 2015

We’ve already stated on different occasions that information about consumer behavior is extremely valuable. Unfortunately, there aren’t a lot of (thorough) researches in this area, so every time we find data from trustworthy sources we insist on publishing it here as well, in order to help our friends in the HORECA field. So we’re adding […]

Read more

Pancake Records

28 May 2015

The world pf desserts is usually a very complicated one, because most of the recipes are complex, they require precise quantities and steps and quite often they even call for true talent. However, one of the most popular desserts in the world seems to take shape from only a few basic ingredients and a couple […]

Read more

The Remarkable Story of Julia Child

16 October 2014

Julia Child is famous for bringing French cuisine to the American public and she was the one who took on this mission for more than fifty years through books and TV shows. What is truly remarkable about Julia’s story is the fact that her love for cooking wasn’t born in her childhood years and, unlike […]

Read more

Fusion Cuisine

3 October 2014

Fusion cooking is becoming more and more popular in restaurants all over the world, although it’s not necessarily something new. Hypothetically, the 70s are considered to be the time when this style began to grow, but it’s likely that, one way or another, by that time it was already around for quite some time. And […]

Read more