Monday, February 20, 2017

Food/Wine/Travel

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,...

France wins patisserie contest … again

A French team has won the 15th edition of the Coupe de Monde de la Pâtisserie (World Cup in Patisserie), marking the eighth time...

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...

Socca returning to Monaco

The honour of Monaco’s national dish goes undisputedly to the tasty Barbagiuan, but socca, the chickpea-based street food strongly associated with the town of...

Chefs take Taste Week to class

Several of Monaco’s top chefs, visited fifteen CE2 classes in the Principality on Monday morning as part of Taste Week. The "Welcome to the...

Highest honour for SBM chef

Marcel Ravin, the Michelin-starred chef of SBM’s Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, has been promoted to the rank of Knight of the Legion of...

Monaco Foodie: Song for your Supper

The time of year has come for lounging upon a beach recliner with a book. My current read is about quantum physics. I’ve just...

The World’s Favourite Drink

There’s nothing like a whiff of scandal to ensure popularity in perpetuity. Tea –that innocuous hot drink that reminds me of grandmothers, knitted cosies...