Jean-Paul Hévin’s Chocolate Tasting Journey

jean paul hevin hong kong chocolate tasting journey I have recently been trying to avoid eating too much sugar, so when I was invited to sample an eight-course “Chocolate Tasting Journey” at Jean-Paul Hévin, my initial reaction was to reluctantly turn it down. I then realised it wasRead more

Going Sugar-Free for Lent

sugar-free lent As I’m sure many of you are aware, yesterday was Pancake Day. I hope you all indulged in delicious pancakes with all sorts of crazy fillings. We had crepes with mozzarella, cheddar, sausage and Parma ham, followed by fluffy pancakesRead more


munch hong kong paleo snacks There was a time, many years ago, when I could eat whatever I liked and never gain an ounce of fat. Those days are long gone. Nowadays, although I never actually go on diets, nor entirely cut anything out, IRead more

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pots Recipe

chocolate peanut butter pot recipe I received an email recently about a recipe exchange. I get dozens of email forwards that say you have to send it on to 20 of your friends or something terrible will happen; I ignore them. This one, however, wasRead more

Paul Lafayet

paul lafayet hong kong My sweet tooth is possibly one of my biggest weaknesses. Needless to say that when I was invited to taste the beautiful French pastries at Paul Lafayet in Hysan Place, I didn’t hesitate for even a millisecond; in fact IRead more

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon

l'atelier de joel robuchon hong kong   Whoever thinks five-course meals can only be enjoyed in the evening needs to go to L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon for lunch. Ignore the fact that you will without fail enter into a deep food-coma post lunch, as dining inRead more

The Thinkers Balcony, London

the thinkers balcony secret supper club london Do we ever really think about what it is we are eating and why we are eating that particular thing? Of course we think about how much we enjoy that food (hopefully), but most of the time, eating is neverRead more

Jean-Paul Hevin

jean-paul hevin hong kong Chocolate makes the world go round; without it, the world would be a very sad place. Good quality chocolate is even more essential, particularly here in Hong Kong, where, aside from a couple of reputable brands, it isn’t easy toRead more

The Krug Room

img_1201 Everything about the Mandarin Oriental Hotel oozes the kind of old-school elegance and charm that has almost disappeared from Hong Kong. After a recent Krug tasting dinner at Otto e Mezzo, we were invited to the Mandarin Oriental’s Krug Room.Read more