The Scent of Jasmine & the Goddess of Dance
From great devotion comes great art
Wandering through the halls and pathways of Angkor Wat, taking in the overwhelming magnificence and minute detail of the statues,...
There is nothing quite like an extensive charcuterie board, resplendent with all the trimmings and accompanied by a bottle of good wine, in order to excite one with the promise of a deep...
"...sprinkled with sugar and eaten hot, they form an exquisite dish. They have a golden hue and are tempting to eat. Thin and transparent like muslin, their edges are trimmed to resemble fine...
A Taste of the Sea
“Oysters are the usual opening to a winter breakfast. Indeed, they are almost indispensable.”
Alexandre Balthazar Laurent Grimod de La Reynière, (1758 – 1837)
The French term terroir is often...
The Ancien Regime
French cuisine has been regarded for its unique qualities and flavours since the earliest days of the Ancien Regime, with the written works of celebrated chefs as far back as Guillaume ‘Taillevent’...
mono no aware 物の哀れ
An Artisan /ˈɑːrtəzn/ (formal), (from French: artisan, Italian: artigiano) is a skilled craft worker who makes or creates material objects, partly or entirely by hand. Artisans practice a craft and may...
As we celebrate the passing of time,
The changing from a shortening
to a lengthening of days,
Let us ponder and be grateful,
For the small things
For the tiny minutiae, the seemingly unimportant
The moments, details, and...
Penfolds ‘Super Blend’ Bin 802A, Cabernet Sauvignon / Shiraz, 2018, South Australia
At an exceptional evening of Hikaru’s superb, contemporary Japanese cuisine at the Himawari Hotel in Phnom Penh, with the team from Chhivtimex,...