Roaming in Margaret River

From the stunning coastline of Australia’s most southwesterly tip to the bountiful produce and boutique wineries of the land; Margaret River is a destination to tempt gastronomes with an inclination for the slower pace of life, writes Helen Ochyra for FOUR Magazine.

“Do you need a break?” the waiter asks, emerging at my elbow, “or should I bring the venison?” Three courses into Tony Howell’s fantastically abundant chef’s tasting menu at Cape Lodge and I’m feeling grateful for this choice. Because, frankly, I do need a short hiatus from the procession of dishes that have been coming from Howell’s kitchen over the past 90 minutes or so. Not because they aren’t finely judged and utterly delicious, but ...

July 26, 2017

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El Salvador | Central America’s gastronomic and archaeological adventure.

El Salvador is a country which offers beautiful landscapes along with the hospitality of its people, which is one of its greatest treasures. The Salvadoran warmth comes seasoned with its renowned traditional cuisine, which shows the quality of the ingredients cultivated throughout the country.

Tamales y Tazumal Tamales  When you visit El Salvador you simply cannot miss the opportunity to be delighted by the delicious tamales, a traditional dish made from corn. The word Tamal comes from the Nahuatl tamalli (which means wrapped); this name comes from its cooking method which consists of placing the tamales in a large pot and then wrapping them in orchard or gopher leaves. This delicacy was born ...

July 23, 2017

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Luxury Layover with Denise Tan

Luxury Layover with Denise Tan, Managing Director of International sales in Asia for the highly acclaimed Gaggenau brand.

I’d wake up in…  Kyoto, Japan, one of my favourite cities in the world.   And stay at… Hotel Mume which is a modern boutique hotel with only 7 suites located at the picturesque Gion area. It’s a lovely home away from home with supreme service.   Breakfast would be… Probably Kyoto style pressed sushi which is called ...

July 21, 2017

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Exploring Hong Kong with Walter Kei

Getting to know your way around Hong Kong has never been so easy, especially with the help of esteemed local celebrity chef, Walter Kei and his foodie tours.

Walter Kei is a celebrity chef, food writer, TV host and author. Walter's foodie tours visit markets to select the best local ingredients, followed by personalized cooking classes in his own private kitchen or in collaboration with Michelin star-chefs, as well as discovering local delicacies. As part of these new, exclusive tours Walter also offers the opportunity of escorting guests to discover unique local ingredients and remote dining experiences off the usual tourist trail, such ...

July 14, 2017

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