Having tried the new 2011 pinot noir releases from Schubert at the New Zealand Pinot Noir Celebration back in February, even though only just bottled, one could already sense a brooding concentration in the vintage yet balanced with notably fresh-cool acidities and crunchy fruit. Read More >
World-famous Speakers to Heat Up Singapore at The World Street Food Congress – 2 Day Dialogue
World Street Food Congress organisers, Makansutra, reveals an impressive line-up of influential thinkers, advocates and captains of the F&B industry who will be headlining The World Street Food Dialogue, a 2-day conference and industry event from 3 rd to 4th June 2013. Whilst billed as a food industry and writers conference, this 2-day event would be equally fascinating for anyone interested in street food–I a guess that is all of Singapore! Read More >
One Event, 10 Street Food Cities, 37 Masters, 40+ Best Street Food Choices, 1 Location, over 10 Days, At the World Street Food Jamboree 2013. Do not miss this unique event and fantastic opportunity to experience global street food.
Capriol Films’ latest project, a feature film about Benjamin Britten, to be released as part of the celebrations that will be occurring throughout 2013, the centenary of the composer’s birth. Benjamin Britten is the most performed British composer worldwide and his music becomes more popular year by year. Even his critics accept that he produced a body of work that puts him on a level with Purcell and the legacy of his many recordings is a testimony to a pianist and conductor with truly extraordinary gifts. Read More >
Khmer cuisine is one of the world’s oldest living cuisines and one of the most resilient on the planet.
Spices are often exquisite in quality, yet restrained and understated in their use. Regional flavours and dishes prevail: cardamom from the Cardamom Mountains, turmeric from Battambang and of course Pepper from Kampot, these are internationally renowned for their intensity and quality. Saffron is valued for medical qualities as well as flavor and aroma. Tamarind also forms the basis of many sauces and marinades. Read More >
The Southern Cross is a constellation of stars infamously visible in the night sky of Australia. It is writ large in Australian folklore; it features in the national anthem and in its bold presence on the Eureka flag, where it was an iconic symbol of the workers’ resistance to British imperial rule, a moniker for class equality. Read More >
Wendouree is my favourite Australian booze. I have eagerly collected it all my wine drinking life. So when it was my chance to host our groups annual wine dinner, it was an apt opportunity to dig into that Wendouree collection and present five decades of these marvellous cuvees. Wendouree surely delivered … and as per usual, so did Scopri – http://www.scopri.com.au/ – Anthony, Alison and chef Salvatore bring passion and precision to dinner. Read More >