Back to nature with Marc Veyrat

Back to nature with Marc Veyrat

Legendary French chef Marc Veyrat, born in 1950, hails from the picturesque Haute-Savoie region. A trailblazer in molecular gastronomy, he elevates his culinary artistry by incorporating mountain plants and herbs. With an extraordinary nine Michelin Stars to his name, Veyrat stands as the first chef to achieve a flawless 20/20…

10
Feb
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Talking Legacy with Chef Jacques Pépin

Talking Legacy with Chef Jacques Pépin

Talking Legacy with Chef Jacques Pépin

It’s not often that you get the chance to speak with a chef who has over 70 years experience in cooking. The phenomenal Jacques Pépin is one such man. Born in France, he worked in some of the finest kitchens in Paris (as well as working as the private chef…

29
Apr '22
Confessions of a Michelin Inspector

Confessions of a Michelin Inspector

Confessions of a Michelin Inspector

Gaining a Michelin star, or three, isn’t simply a mark of excellence, it means your restaurant status goes automatically from a great choice to a must. We had the great pleasure to speak to Chris Watson, ex-Michelin Guide inspector, about the complexity of this rating system, the weight of allocating…

28
Feb '21
From Market to Masterpiece: A Journey Through Tokyo & Kyoto

From Market to Masterpiece: A Journey Through Tokyo & Kyoto

From Market to Masterpiece: A Journey Through Tokyo & Kyoto

Embark on a captivating journey through Tokyo and Kyoto with Aiste as she explores the rich culinary heritage and exquisite craftsmanship of Japan. From the lively Toyosu Market and innovative sushi experiences to traditional soba noodles and artisanal pizza, discover the diverse flavors and culinary innovations of these iconic cities.…

11
May
Culinary Adventures in Hokkaido

Culinary Adventures in Hokkaido

Culinary Adventures in Hokkaido

Embark on a culinary journey to northern Japan’s Hokkaido, just a short flight from Tokyo. Discover exquisite seafood like crab and sea urchin, along with hearty ramen and local delicacies set against Hokkaido’s stunning landscapes. Dive into sushi masterpieces at Himeshara and explore Otaru’s vibrant Triangle Market for fresh seafood.…

11
May
9 Easy to Book Sushi-yas in Tokyo by @Nigiri.paris

9 Easy to Book Sushi-yas in Tokyo by @Nigiri.paris

9 Easy to Book Sushi-yas in Tokyo by @Nigiri.paris

Jad Ibrahim is a sushi lover from Paris, who runs @nigiri.paris one of my favourite Instagram accounts about the best sushi shops around the world he visits. Here are his favourite recent discoveries in Tokyo, which are easy and possible to book not too long in advance.

22
Apr
Four Seasons,Madrid

Four Seasons,Madrid

Four Seasons,Madrid

Standing proud on the historical yet vibrant streets of central Madrid, the Four Seasons Madrid is a beacon of modern luxury and Spain’s first and only Four Seasons Hotel. Housed within seven historic buildings have been transformed into one compelling destination and headed by the historical building that was originally…

12
Apr
Breakfast at Shiguchi,Niseko

Breakfast at Shiguchi,Niseko

Breakfast at Shiguchi,Niseko

Breakfast at Shiguchi, an enchanting hotel in Niseko, Hokkaido I had a chance to visit last November. It offers a unique breakfast experience that goes beyond the traditional categories of “Western” or “Japanese,” featuring their special rolled omelette, Tokishirazu salmon, delicious homemade bread or rice. Shiguchi embodies the traditional method…

25
Mar
Breakfast at The Peninsula, Tokyo

Breakfast at The Peninsula, Tokyo

Breakfast at The Peninsula, Tokyo

Japanese breakfast is a well-rounded meal that is often considered to be the most important meal of the day in Japan. So when you’re planning your culinary trip to Japan, it’s the first place to start. It typically comprises steamed rice, miso soup, grilled fish such as salmon or mackerel,…

25
Mar
Celebrating Japanese scallops at Roketsu, Europe’s best kaiseki restaurant

Celebrating Japanese scallops at Roketsu, Europe’s best kaiseki restaurant

Celebrating Japanese scallops at Roketsu, Europe’s best kaiseki restaurant

Scallops are often defined by their unique visual beauty, shape and distinct colour duo, and found within a pearly sheened shell, which can be used to make ornaments and the like. Yet they are also abundant in nutrients, rich in protein as well as vitamin B12 and minerals and low…

3
Mar
Embarking on an Unforgettable Epicurean Odyssey Across Japan: A Celebration of Gastronomy

Embarking on an Unforgettable Epicurean Odyssey Across Japan: A Celebration of Gastronomy

Embarking on an Unforgettable Epicurean Odyssey Across Japan: A Celebration of Gastronomy

Embark on a transcendent culinary voyage to the northern expanse of Japan, where Hokkaido beckons just a 2-hour flight from the bustling metropolis of Tokyo. This captivating island offers a unique opportunity to savour some of the finest foods Japan has to offer, set against the backdrop of a majestic…

23
Feb
From Yuki’s Kitchen: Quick and Healthy Seafood Ramen with Luxeat

From Yuki’s Kitchen: Quick and Healthy Seafood Ramen with Luxeat

From Yuki’s Kitchen: Quick and Healthy Seafood Ramen with Luxeat

Continuing our series From Yuki’s Kitchen, I joined Yuki Gomi, to bring you a tasty yet time-friendly recipe – Seafood Ramen (シーフードラーメン).In the world of ramen, slow-cooked meat and bones typically steal the spotlight however this seafood rendition takes a different approach. Harnessing the rich flavours of fish and seafood, this…

23
Feb
My favourite places in Megève, France

My favourite places in Megève, France

My favourite places in Megève, France

Anything by Emmanuel Renaut, whether his 3 Michelin starred restaurant Flocons de Sel, gourmet shop Le Garde Manger or the bistro in the village Flocons Village. Jerusalem artichoke “cake” with truffles at Flocons de Sel in the video. Skiing with the best view of Mont-Blanc. Excellent Alpine cooking at Le Relais Mont-Blanc by Les…

21
Feb
l’Hôtel de Ville Crissier

l’Hôtel de Ville Crissier

l’Hôtel de Ville Crissier

Nestled near Lausanne, restaurant l’Hôtel de Ville Crissier, affectionately known as “Crissier,” has been defining the standard since achieving three Michelin stars under the helm of chef Frédy Girardet back in 1994. Founded in 1955 by Frédy’s parents, it upholds a tradition steeped in classic French cuisine but elevates it…

21
Feb