Posted on Jan 29, 2014 | Comments 0
The connoisseurs of farm to table dining are always ready to fly across the world to enjoy meals made from the best products traditional farming has to offer. Farms are knows for the quality ingredients they put in a meal so in case you are a fan of this culinary trend here are the best places toconsider.
Located at Walland, Tennessee, the Blackberry farm boasts of The Barn, a famous restaurant placed in the middle of a 4,200-acre farm at the foothills of Great Smoky Mountain. The restaurant has its own cheese maker, forager, butcher and a renowned chef to put everything together beautifully. Visitors can indulge in tastings; take part in cooking classes and take tours, even as they enjoy delectable food.
Eigensinn in Singhamton, Ontario is among the first farms to promote ethical cuisine and is still doing it in style after 20 years. Farmer Michael Stadtlander is a leading chef popular for his French inspired cooking. He serves leisurely eight course dinners at his farmhouse and those looking for a quick bite can eat from his Haisai Restaurant bakery that gets its goods from the farm too.
Fattoria Poggio Allora
The perfect rustic experience offered at FattoriaPoggioAllora, San Gimignano Italy, is unmatched. This farmstead in Tuscany is the dream destination of gourmands on the lookout for gastronomical delights. The long lazy lunches and eclectic dinners with colossal spreads of antipasti, local meat, homemade pasta and beautiful wine are everything that one envisions.
This beautiful farm-restaurant in Dunkeld, Australia proudly claims that over 80% of the ingredients in a meal are from their own lands; this includes olives, heirloom vegetables, eggs, honey and other farm products. They also offer a vegetarian menu designed by their chef Robin Wickers. Along with the gastronomical delights, patrons can tour the huge kitchen gardens and enjoy watching wild life.
Big Tree Farms
For authentic East Asian cuisine, attend the seasonal Firefly Supper Series organized at Big Tree Farms in Bali, Indonesia. This is a huge organic farm producing 80 odd varieties of fruits, vegetables and livestock. The patrons dine in a rustic environment sitting under thatched huts softly illuminated with lanterns (lit using fireflies) and torches. The cover charges include a six-course meal along with back and forth transportation to the farm.
An exclusive farm restaurant that serves only 13 diners every night is Faviken, located in Jarpen, Sweden. It rates among the top 50 restaurants in the world. Just reaching this remote restaurant, nestled high in the Lapland is an exhilarating experience. Everything served to the lucky diners is hunted, preserved or grown on this magnificent 20,000-acre farm estate. Chef Nilsson specializes in giving traditional food a modern twist.
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