As chefs, we tend to prioritise the taste of food over the calorie or vitamin count. While many of our customers are the same, there is rising interest in the health impact of what we eat. Even the most ardent foodies are now asking about the nutritional breakdown of the dishes we serve: how many vegetable portions does this contain? How can you lower cholesterol with foods like this? What will this do to my blood sugar?
Thailand is one of the most popular destinations in Southeast Asia because of its white sandy beaches, friendly people and low cost of living. Bangkok is also the centre of commerce in the region due to the investment boom in the 80s and 90s. It is a diverse multicultural city that attracts people from all over the world, which influences the type of businesses that you see in many parts of the city.
If you’re producing fine cuisine for a living it can be frustrating when the whole world goes crazy for a certain type of food or drink. From cabbage soup diets to salted caramel cupcakes, the gastronomic world seems to always be getting excited about one thing or another.
The restaurant world can be a little indulgent sometimes. When you’re looking for the perfect dish, it can be only natural to use rich ingredients – but what if you also want to be a little more ‘heart health conscious’? Rich foods can be enjoyed in moderation, but to make sure you’re looking after your body as much as your appetite, you need to understand exactly what good heart health is, and how the foods you eat can affect it.
Supper clubs and pop-up restaurants have been knocking around in London for years now. However, with their recent (and highly controversial) boom in Paris, the shared economy dining scene has got itself organised and is crossing the channel, heading to a table near you.
Takeaway food is blessing for many busy families. As much as we’d all like to be able to provide home-cooked meals every day, extracurricular activities and errands can make that impossible. Takeaway is an easy option that provides near-instant relief from the worry of feeding everyone something they enjoy by providing hot, tasty food with very little planning.
It was not too long ago that the world received, with childlike and puzzling enthusiasm, the news of a newly designed, bacon-flavoured Scope mouthwash. Sadly for some, this was only the year’s most elaborate April Fool’s Day joke, which had gone viral. However, the high percentage of people who vented their frustration about the joke in social media, begs the question:
Martin Hadden was the youngest ever winner of the Roux Scholarship in 1989. Chef Martin Hadden has won Michelin stars, at both Ockenden Manor and at his own restaurant, The Priory House in Somerset
Crayfish are among one of the tastiest crustaceans on the planet. It’s basically a miniature version of the delicious lobster. It seems that eating crayfish is a two way road of actions. You either go down the road of absolutely loving the taste of them or you run towards the fact of hating the taste. Long story short, crayfish have tons of nutrients are a great tasty meal to enjoy. Lets get started with our step by step guide on cooking crayfish or also known as crawdads.
No one knows for certain where the first croissant was baked, but everyone agrees that French bakers mastered the recipe. The story most often referred to places the croissant in the category of viennoiseries – that is, the flaky or “feuilleté” pastry, such as the croissant, which may have originated in Vienna. This legend tells that one night in 1683, the Turks attempted to invade Vienna by tunneling under the city walls.