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

JG KITCHEN: I’LL BE BACK.. FOR MORE

I need to start this review with a warning! WARNING: If you visit this restaurant, you will go back – AGAIN and AGAIN! There now, don’t tell me you have not been warned!… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with PASQUALE SIPONE

If there ever was an alternative profession that I could suggest Chef Pasquale would be great at – it would be as an Italian Ambassador. His love for his home, for his city… Continue reading

TRE BY ROBERTO RELLA: ANOTHER TRYST WITH ROBERTO

I have a story to tell! The venue on the invitation read – TRE by Roberto Rella and I knew I just had to be part of the special Business Lunch preview which… Continue reading