fresca hong kong Perhaps to counterbalance all the indulgence that we allow ourselves to enjoy, Hong Kong is becoming more and more health conscious, with healthy and vegetarian restaurants opening up all over the city. Fresca is a cute new café that justRead more

The Kinnet Café

the kinnet cafe hong kong Hong Kong’s growing interest in health and wellness inspired the opening of The Kinnet, a wellness centre in Sheung Wan that describes itself as an 'active ageing centre'. On the third floor of this wellness centre, you’ll find The KinnetRead more

Grassroots Pantry’s New Home!

grassroots pantry hong kong If I had to be a vegetarian for the rest of my life, I would happily eat Peggy Chan’s cooking for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The first time I visited Grassroots Pantry, back when it was a cosy little restaurantRead more


cali-mex-hong-kong-burritos If you’ve been looking for a place to satisfy your Mexican food cravings recently, you may have noticed a new brand that seems to have opened up all over the city almost simultaneously: Cali-Mex. This new chain of taquerías, withRead more

Roasted Aubergine with Saffron Yoghurt Recipe

roasted aubergine with saffron yoghurt recipe In an attempt to eat more healthily and have more nights at home after an indulgent summer, we have been making our way through Ottolenghi’s The Cookbook one page at a time. This cookbook is full of delicious, fresh andRead more

Greco Pi

greco pi hong kong Apart from the ever-popular Souvla and recently revamped Santorini (formerly Rick’s), Greek food, in comparison to other cuisines, is still rather under-represented in this city. There is, however, one Greek place that few people know about, yet it has beenRead more

Carrot, Orange and Mint Soup Recipe

carrot orange mint soup recipe When my body is craving goodness, I always forget just how good a bowl of freshly made vegetable soup makes me feel, and how simple it is to make. When I received my bag of goodies from Eat FRESH, itRead more

Prune Organic Deli & Workshop

prune organic deli hong kong Although I could never go completely vegetarian myself, I have always been a huge fan of Peggy Chan’s Grassroots Pantry and the way she manages to make vegetarian food both look and taste phenomenal. When she told me she wasRead more

Mini Melanzane Stacks Recipe

mini melanzane stacks Melanzane alla Parmigiana (or Aubergine/Eggplant Parmigiana, if you prefer)  has always been one of my favourite dishes, as a healthier (and often tastier) alternative to lasagna. This version of miniature individual aubergine and Parmesan stacks is the perfect dish toRead more


Lokali Hong Kong As much as we all love the Rugby Sevens, the Monday after is never very pleasant. Sore heads and stomachs plague almost everyone who attended and the words “never again” often escape from the mouths of many. Needless to sayRead more