Food for thought: What does the food you eat tell you about where you come from?

Confucius (551 BC–479 BC) was a Chinese philosopher, politician and cook. The philosophy of Confucius, also known as Confucianism, emphasised personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice, kindness, and sincerity. Confucius, a great epicurean, once said: “ Food is the first Happiness.” – Also the title to my mum’s first book. My mum, Elizabeth ChongRead more

#tuesdaytips Ginger, Garlic & Spring Onion

Ginger, Garlic and Spring Onion fall into the category of “aromatics” These ingredients are there in your dish to add an element of exotica or mystery much like a dab of perfume behind the ear….. When used correctly and with respect, these “aromatics” will transform your dish from bland and boring to something subtle andRead more