Chocolate & Raspberry Tart

This summer I was fortunate enough to collaborate with the Landmark Group as part of their Beat Diabetes initiative to create a cookbook showcasing easy, quick and healthy recipes. Encouraging people to simply substitute whatever ingredients and methods of cooking that they can, for healthier alternatives. To read more about the collaboration: Homey’s Guide to a...

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Homey's Guide to a Healthy Ramadan

This summer I was fortunate enough to collaborate with the Landmark Group as part of their Beat Diabetes initiative. With the aim of creating awareness about the prevention and management of diabetes, the Beat Diabetes initiative was launched in 2009 in UAE as part of the Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility. Diabetes rates are soaring in the...

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Gaggan - Progressive Rock & Roll

What does being Asia’s “best” restaurant mean? What happens once a body of voters has attempted to measure the unmeasurable? For one, extreme anxiety on the part of any diner trapped in the moronic snarl of Bangkok’s peak rush hour, trying to make a 7pm reservation. Can you imagine what it’s like having all these (mostly foreign)...

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Go-To Mocktail Recipe

This. This, is my go-to mockail/virgin-sangria/fruit-punch/whatever-you-want-to-call-it recipe, it’s easy, can be done well in advance, the perfect balance of acidity and sweetness and absolutely delicious! I think people often underestimate the importance of a good drink to accompany or start a meal with. Much like dessert has a major influence on your final impression of...

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Sablés Hollandais

These delicate french shortbread biscuits are addictive! They’re perfectly buttery, crumbly, not too sweet and always get that “can’t-believe-how-good-this-is” look on people’s faces when they put it in their mouths. They were also one of the many elements we had to complete for our final pastry exam at Le Cordon Bleu. I prefer them in checkerboard...

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