Monday, August 21, 2017

Monaco Foodie: The world’s most expensive ham

Hidden in the hills of Southern Italy is a remote farm where the world’s most expensive ham is produced. I don’t know the farm...

Monaco Foodie: Match Point for Eqvita

“Eat your vegetables.” This mantra is on the lips of everyone from our parents to our governments, while even geniuses such as Einstein and Tolstoy...

Monaco Foodie: A Fish Tale

The first of April arrives this weekend with its Poisson d’avril when children try to stick a paper fish upon their friend’s back. This...

Monaco Foodie: Castelroc and A Culinary Heritage

“To do a Burberry: meaning to successfully revive a famous but moribund heritage name.” I’m killing time before lunch at Le Castelroc restaurant on The...

Out of Africa and The Power of Now

I welcomed the New Year in the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. I fell in love with the slower pace of life there. I call...

Monaco Foodie: the Antidote Diet

Wintertime makes me dream of sashaying down snow-furrowed slopes, clutching vin chaud in the chilly brightness of a mountaintop café terrace and, most importantly,...

Monaco Foodie: Whisky and The Art of Blending Liquid Sunshine

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” It’s a rare thing that draws Mark Twain and Ava Gardner...

Monaco Foodie: To Screw or Not to Screw

By Louise Simpson “What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?” Sitting down to write about corks vs screw caps, I think of this infamous...