The Qualifirst Team has set up a regular Blog for me, to theoretically capture the gems of food wisdom as I travel the world to check up on quality, source out new products, or learn more about the qualitative side of fine food. My name is Yves Farges and I am the founder & owner […]
Burgers and fries don’t need to be an indulgence or have an ordinary flavour. With some thought and careful ingredient selection – like putting smoked paprika in the burger patties – they can be healthy and delicious.
At Qualifirst Foods, we continuously search for the best products and ingredients the world has to offer. During a recent European trip in search of new delicacies, I found myself in Trets, a lost village in the Provence region of France. There, in the shadows of the magnificent limestone and red rock cliffs of Sainte Victoire, I discovered […]
At Qualifirst, we live the reality that extraordinary dishes begin with extraordinary ingredients. Michel Cluizel chocolate products perfectly prove this maxim. Cluizel shares many of the same values Qualifirst holds dear by ensuring that every product they make follows this philosophy: “Great ingredients are unavoidable for superlative products.” The resulting range of versatile products from […]
Italians are no strangers to pasta; they have been eating pasta since the 11th Century, so they know a thing or two about it. Of course, pasta has long since passed the time when it was considered an exclusively Italian dish; it is a food consumed throughout the world. In North America, as well as […]
Guests in my kitchen will tell you I’m very fond of humourously telling them, “I always cook with wine…and sometimes I put some in the food.” Humanity has been cooking with wine and vinegar for thousands of years so it is very much a part of us. I begin with this because today I want […]
Olives remain a fundamental dish of hospitality when friends come over. It is hard to beat good olives in a bowl as a companion to a modern cocktail or glass of excellent wine. BARRAL, an amazing and unique company in France, produces the amazing and unique olives we sell through Qualifirst. They’ve been active in […]