Month: April 2015

Fruta Feia

FRUTA FREI BY ISABEL SOARES

Fruta Feia by Isabel Soares In a similar vein as the Man in the Maze short film, Portuguese Isabel Soares realized that so much food is wasted every day for different reasons including the fact that fruits and vegetable don’t look perfect therefore not commercially viable for major supermarket. Supermarkets want perfect fruits and vegetables […]

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CONSERVAS ORTIZ

CONSERVAS ORTIZ One of the great products to have in your pantry is a simple can of tuna from Conservas Ortiz. So many recipes can be done with that simple can of tuna from salad nicoise to great pasta. Thanks to my Spanish in-laws, I have discovered the Ortiz tuna can. Although it comes at […]

Vom Fass Products

VOM FASS

VOM FASS, A NEWCOMER ON THE HK FOOD GOURMET FOOD MARKET Walking down Hollywood Road the other day, I realized as often that a new shop was opening its doors. Instead of the usual fashion store or art gallery, this shop was targeting us the food lovers. Vom Fass is specialty store selling fine oil, […]

Mr The Artist

MR THE ARTIST

Mr. The Artist: your Belgian craft beer Mr. The Artist is a great food startup set up by two Belgian guys who have decided to bring two of the most iconic Belgian products namely craft beers and artisan chocolate to Hong Kong, Their twist is to bring awesome branding, great products, and allowing their customers […]

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JAMIE’S ITALIAN SET TO OPEN IN TST

Jamie’s Italian set to open in TST Celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver is set to open a new location following the success of the Causeway Bay branch. The chef recently announced that he will be opening Jamie’s Italian in TST’s Harbour City mall at the end of May or early June. I am looking forward to this […]

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TEACHA

Teacha: an invitation to travel in search for your tea Teacha tea is another Hong Kong food related startup. I am a real coffee drinker and love my morning espresso ritual. However when it comes to tea, I have absolutely no idea. Yes, I do love some of the Mariage et Frere’s tea especially the […]

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Limewood

Limewood One of the greatest things to do in Hong Kong is to get out of the city and head to the beach for the day. Contrary to many places, you really don’t have much choice when it comes for lunch and often ended up eating a below average pizza. Luckily for us, Maximal Concept […]

CHILIES: CAN YOU TAKE THE HEAT?

Chilies: Can you take the heat? I have been using chilies for many years in most of my recipes. It really spices up any dishes, simply slice one or two Thai bird’s eyes chilies or a few drops of Tabasco sauce into your dish.The flavors of any chilies greatly vary from one to the other […]

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MICHELIN STARS THE MADNESS OF PERFECTION

MICHELIN STARS THE MADNESS OF PERFECTION Michelin stars the madness of perfection is a brilliant documentary by British food writer and critic William Sitwell who is investigating the pressure, the madness and obsessions that chef have with gaining their own Michelin Star. Sitwell will seeks answers to many of his questions ‘It elevates your average stove monkey […]

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THE MOST EXPENSIVE INGREDIENTS

The ten most expensive ingredients in the world. We often think about truffles, Belotta ham, wagyu beef, and lobster as some of the most expensive ingredients that can be bought. But still for some, this is simply not enough. Just think about a cheese going for 10,000 HKD a kilo or the potatoes going for 5,000 […]