CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with HIMANSHU SAINI

First a confession. Whenever I have heard of molecular gastronomy, I have always assumed that the Chef behind this kind of cuisine would be a middle aged Chef (don’t ask me where I… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with NIGEL LOBO

Nigel referred to Bombay as Mumbai – so I knew instantly he belonged to a younger generation (the other give-away being that he does look young). The one quality that comes to mind… Continue reading

LITTLE MORE: WHERE LITTLE IS MORE!

When the word ‘Little’ precedes anything, I realise that it has to work doubly hard to get noticed and find its voice – trust me – I was the ‘little’ one at home… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with THOMAS BATOR

This man is a thinker! Even with my ‘this or that’ questions, he paused for a second before he answered. And no matter how pushy I got, he still paused to think. The… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with IRFAN PABANEY

Before I start on my intro of Chef Irfan I have a made a new self-discovery! I am a secret stalker! I have eaten at all but one restaurant that Chef Irfan has… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with MALCOLM WEBSTER

Chef Malcolm is a man I have to literally look up to – he is after all easily over 6’2” (over my closer to earth height of 5’), has a frame built for… Continue reading

PAY IT FORWARD: IT STARTS WITH YOU

Recently on my Facebook newsfeed there have been numerous stories about how restaurants have taken on the social responsibility of helping feed those in need through the ‘Paying it Forward’ (PIF) initiative. I… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with GIOVANNI DI AMBROSIS

For a man whose English I was told was poor, I was surprised at how eloquently Chef Giovanni spoke. Yes, he has a strong Italian accent but his passion for the kitchen is… Continue reading

QUESTION TIME: WHAT IS YOUR RAINBOW FOOD COLOUR?

Ever since I started this blog, food photography as a category has become more intrinsic in my psyche when it comes to inspiration, creativity, balance, light etc. and I rummage through food images… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with TAREK HAMDAN

With my CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! I wanted to meet Chefs from all types, sizes and shapes of kitchens . And this is how my journey led me to a catering business… Continue reading