An Uncommon Sole

Solea Solea (The Life of a Common Sole) The Solea solea species of the Soleidae, (flatfish) family gets its name from the Latin word for sandals. It is sometimes called the Common Sole but, most famously...

Tables of Two

  “So short our lives, so hard the lessons, so difficult the tests, so sudden the final victory,  so tenuous the hope of joy that so easily evaporates into fear – this is what I mean...

Flatiron – The Third Place

Flatiron - The Clothes Iron Flatiron Meridian Cambodia is a state-of-the-art, integrated development that incorporates prime office space, hospitality, and over 300 units of five-star, serviced residence. This new Phnom Penh landmark is inspired by...

The Scent of Jasmine & the Goddess of Dance

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,...

The Charcutiers

The Charcutiers 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...

La Chandeleur

La Chandeleur  "...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

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)  Terroir The French term terroir is often...

L’Art sur la Table : part 1

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’...