Year: 2015

In the Kitchen with Jackson Pollock


IN THE KITCHEN WITH JACKSON POLLOCK This book by Assouline will find its space on my bookshelf. Most chefs know the importance of the visual impact of their presentation.Restaurants dishes are literally becoming a temporary piece of art until you start eating everything. In this case, the table have turns putting a true foodie and world class […]

Carmen Troesser


2015 INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD FOOD SECTION Every year, The International Photography Awards™ conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global scale. This years winner in the food section are the talented David Tortora and Jaime Travezan in 1st place, Emily Dryden in 2nd place and Carmen Troesser in 3rd place. Check out their picture […]

A guide to pasta by


A PASTA GUIDE As a non-Italian, it is sometime so hard to figure out which pasta type goes with which sauce. I love pasta so much that I could easily eat some everyday whether home-made fresh pasta or dry one. We often think about spaghetti or tagliatelle but do you know that we have over […]

Are you a real foodie?

Are you a real foodie by San Pellegrino

ARE YOU A REAL FOODIE BY SAN PELLEGRINO San Pellegrino is always coming up with new interesting ways in building a food community. It first took the form of the Awards which completely changed the view on how food guides should work. Now they have come up with the first digital platform where food lovers […]

Jerusalem Artichokes


FOOD TO EAT IN DECEMBER December just arrived. Some of you are buying their Xmas trees and looking forward to the December feast, others are still relying on their favorite take aways, others are taking the time to eat seasonally. The summer variety might not be there but we still got some very nice vegetable and […]

Harissa Chicken


HARISSA CHICKEN Chicken is definitely one of the most versatile, fast cooking, easily prepared protein and surely a family’s favorite.Made out of roasted red peppers, red chillies, garlic and spices, the harissa brings a subtle heat to the dish and brings all the ingredients together. Harissa brings back old memories being a student eating kebabs with a […]

Beef tenderloin with pink peppercorn and whisky sauce

beef tenderloin with pink peppercorn and whisky sauce

BEEF TENDERLOIN WITH PINK PEPPERCORN AND WHISKY SAUCE SERVED WITH CRISPY POTATO I have tried out this simple but yet stunning beef tenderloin with pink peppercorn and whisky sauce recipe from Donna Hay, one of Australia star cook and writer, a number of time when hosting dinner. Every single time, it was a smashing success. Have […]

Kitchen supplies at Shanghai Street


KITCHEN SUPPLIES HEAVEN Shanghai Street is the place to go in Hong Kong for kitchen supplies. It beats hands down all the shop on the island. Name it, you found it at a bargain. Imagine paying less than 3,000 HKD for a Kitchen Aid. Are you looking for pans, knifes, chopping board? They have it […]

Homemade green curry


HOMEMADE GREEN CURY As you know, I love spice. I can eat it anytime, anywhere and in any form. Just bring in on. Thai green curry has always been a favorite of mine but this recipe tweaks it a bit with some light European inspiration. I have tried out this recipe on friends as starter or […]

The Helper Documentary


The Helper Documentary My dear friend Tony is launching a new project called the Helper Documentary on kickstarter. Hong Kong’s army of helper are helping us out everyday to raise our family and to allow us to develop our careers without having to think twice about what is happening at home. For most of them, […]