“I was born in Hong Kong and went to New York University to study Graphic Communication. After that I felt like I just needed something different in my life – a different aspect of design”
“Ten years ago, we were talking about the Peruvian gastronomic boom, but for us, that boom has been and gone. It’s important to talk about the present, and what’s important in the present is that people come to my restaurant and have a good time”
If there’s one thing italian chef Massimo Bottura is never short of, it’s enthusiasm. so it says a lot about the current state of play in the european restaurant industry that he goes to america ‘to recharge his batteries’
Toibin really captures the essence of womanhood and the difficulties of becoming a widow, particularly in Sixties Ireland.
A selection of restaurant profiles written for Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014
From Swedish porcelain to cutting-edge Danish designware, this April it’s all about Nordic delights, along with auction house finds for Mother’s Day
After the success of Lima – the first Peruvian restaurant in Europe to be awarded a Michelin star – chef Virgilio Martinez and his partners, Gabriel and Jose Luis Gonzalez, are opening a second site in Covent Garden
Flash back only 10 years and most people wouldn’t even have heard of ceviche, let alone eaten it. But the dish has become so popular that Waitrose executive chef Jonathan Moore has dubbed it “the new sushi”
I made the wedding cake for the UK’s very first Klingon wedding at a Star Trek convention. It’s essentially a ship in the shape of a cube that the baddies fly around in
Aunty Laura, why have you got no hair?” asks my three-year-old niece. No one else asks me that question, because everyone understands the meaning of a bald-headed young woman. I am a cancer patient.
Jude took me back to summers gone by and, as her days on Sark came to an end, I wanted time to stand still for her. Because you know once you step on that plane home, nothing will ever be the same again.
Likeable from the start, self-
deprecating Karen is in stark contrast to the protagonist of Straight White Male, the 44-year-old woman-hating, porn-watching Irish writer Kennedy Marr. It’s a bit like Bridget Jones Vs Don Draper, only Kennedy lacks the charm of the latter.
With the sun taking his hat on and off more often than a Victorian gentleman, us Britons need to make the most of the time we can get outdoors. Here’s the lowdown on the UK’s finest open-air pools
Pledge to follow these new food habits and you’ll be making a big difference to the environment, your health and your friendly local farmer