Archive For February 2013

The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore – Grand Vintage Champagne Sunday Brunch

The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore –  Grand Vintage Champagne Sunday Brunch

Singapore is special in so many ways. It’s many-faceted and presents the food lover with temptations at every turn. Opportunities for vibrant casual eating abound but there are also those restaurants that present the visitor with delicious memories along with unadulterated gastronomic pampering. The Vintage Champagne Sunday Brunch at Greenhouse in The Ritz-Carlton is iconic…

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The Taste of Portugal review

The Taste of Portugal review

A voyage of gastronomic discovery combined with recipes, history and folklore It’s a unique country that has long been popular with tourists, but those bronzing folks seldom stray from the Atlantic beaches, and their gastronomic daring drifts only as far as a grilled sardine and a custard tart. They are missing the true Portuguese culinary…

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Port and the Douro

Port and the Douro

I would love to tell my readers that I am an expert on that full and iconic beverage but until recently Port was that festive tipple that mostly stayed in the sideboard unless Uncle Charles was over. I, along with most others, considered it a drink for ‘older’ folks, although as I am nearly 60…

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Full of Flavour review

Full of Flavour review

Maria Elia, author of Full of Flavour, is a celebrated chef. She has written several other cookbooks and has graced our TV screens presenting her delicious dishes that have been inspired by her Anglo-Cypriot heritage. Yes, she is an accomplished food professional. Full of Flavour is something of a departure from the usual chef cookbook. They…

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