Said to have anti-ageing properties, and to promote cell regeneration, boost immunity and enhance sex drive, edible bird’s nests have become popular with Chinese millennials. In my latest origin series for […]
One of the most popular dishes associated with Vietnamese cuisine has its origin in China. Learn more about this and what makes a rice paper roll truly authentic in my […]
I remember vividly the first time I ever had gnocchi that was befitting of the description, light and fluffy pillows. It was in Verona, at Locanda 4 Cuochi. So it was […]
East Bali – the lesser visited part, is home to breathtaking scenery is at every turn, including majestic mountains, terraced rice paddies, cultural sites and stunning coastline. It is also […]
In this article for Cathay Pacific’s Discovery magazine I highlight four of the best examples of the new fleet of floating hotels. Click Here for more.
As Disney’s Mickey Mouse makes an unlikely turn as a satay-serving street hawker, I explore the origins of the marinated meat found skewered on street corners across Southeast Asia, in […]
In my latest dish origin series for South China Morning Post, I delve into wonton noodles and reveal the regional differences between Hong Kong, Singapore & Malaysia. Click here to […]
Focusing on Nyonya and Singapore laksa, this article looks at the similarities, the differences, which came first, and how laksa got its name. Plus recommendations for eating the dish in […]
Is nasi lemak from Malaysia or Singapore – and how did it get its name? I answer both these questions, with help from the experts, in this new origin series […]
In this article for Cathay Pacific’s Discovery magazine I highlight five hotels that play a starring role in the movie in which they are featured. Click here for more.