Nutmeg & Mace – The Spice of War

A few years back, I was based in the Island of Gods, Bali, Indonesia. Apart from the amazing lifestyle, Bali at that time, was experiencing a massive food transformation. Restaurants were mainly focused on locally foraged, harvested ingredients. Out of these ingredients, one specific spice that caught my interest was Nutmeg.  I believe that everyone…

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National Rum Day

Last week, I was invited to participate at “Bangkok Rum Cocktail Week.” Whilst preparing for the masterclass and cocktail menu, I learnt that the 16th August is National Rum Day. Let’s celebrate and look at a brief history of rum. It is well known, that whilst the Spanish, Dutch, French and English were conquering the…

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