IFFI Art & Food event: a day to honour the presentation of food

The Art & Food Council meeting next week will include as a main activity a tour through the spectacular ceramics museum Princessehof in Leeuwarden. A historic, unique ensemble of buildings in itself, the museum hosts ceramic works originating all over the world, but with a focus on European, Asian and specifically Chinese porcelain from the 19th century.

“The executive council takes place biannually, therefore we try to organize a trip that centers around taste,” says Chih Sung Ma, a member of the IFFI board. “After all, for all of us working in the ingredients industry, the food carries a lot of importance during this event.”

The ingredients we dedicate our careers towards, eventually are applied in products, which are cooked and served for consumption. Since the beginning of time, food has been served on plates, ceramics and porcelain. We all know that the way food is presented heightens the sensory experience.

Before dinner at Bistro Aragosta, we will therefore visit the ceramics collection from Central Asia, China, Japan and more to see how food was presented centuries ago.

It is a moment to honor antiquity and presentation of food.

We hope to see you there!

Yama, a member of IFFI, furthermore co-sponsored the creation of ‘Art & Cooking’, a unique cookbook featuring recipes from renowned chefs worldwide, created especially for the tableware from the museum.

The cookbook is available in the webshop.


The Ceramics Museum ‘Princessehof’,