Tasting Notes

An Ode to the Garden | Sang Hoon Degeimbre

Taking inspiration from the myriad of ingredients produced on the five-hectares surrounding restaurant L’air du temps, Belgium-Korean two-star chef Sang Hoon Degeimbre is waving the flag for new Walloon cuisine.

Belgian-chef Sang Hoon Degeimbre started his journey in Miryang, South Korea, before a Belgian family adopted him and his younger brother. During his younger years, he became interested in the field of pharmacy and embarked on studies, which soon lead him to the conclusion that this wasn’t the career path for him. "I never imagined becoming a chef and having a career in this industry, I didn’t even realize what impact cooking...

August 26, 2019

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Simon Rogan and Kirk Westaway combine culinary forces at Roganic Hong Kong this September

On 4 and 5 September 2019, pioneering British Chefs Simon Rogan and Kirk Westaway join creative forces for a 10-course collaborative menu at Roganic Hong Kong. 

On the evenings of 4th and 5th of September, Chef Kirk Westaway of JAAN by Kirk Westaway in Singapore, awarded 1 Michelin star and no.32 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019, joins Chef & Creator Simon Rogan in Hong Kong to curate a 10-course collaborative menu that represents both chefs’ shared culinary ethos for experimental cuisine driven by freshly-foraged produce. The pair ride on the success of their previous four-hand...

August 20, 2019

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Tahi launches Beelicious Honey

A specially crafted honey for kids, Tahi’s new Beelicious Honey will launch exclusively at the Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2019, which will be held in London from 1-3 September.  

New Zealand-made, one-hundred percent natural and sustainably produced Tahi honey is set to launch a new kid on the block: Tahi Beelicious Honey. This honey is a superior tasting kids honey, crafted to the highest ethical standards and underpinned by a deep and sincere environmental philosophy. Created by bees foraging on New Zealand’s native wildflowers, including Manuka, Kanuka, Rewarewa and Pohutukawa, Beelicious Honey is a...

August 19, 2019

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Haku welcomes top Belgian Chef Gert de Mangeleer to Hong Kong this August

Gert De Mangeleer, chef-owner of the late 3-Michelin-Starred Hertog Jan in Belgium, will join HAKU’s Chef Agustin Balbi for a four-hands collaboration on 22 and 23 August in Hong Kong.

Taking place over two nights only, Agustin Balbi and Gert De Mangeleer will present an 11-course degustation journey that highlights the award-winning chefs’ shared love for pure and organic flavours, underpinned by a culinary ethos of select sustainable premium ingredients. “When Chef Gert and I first met in Milan, we had already been following each other’s works for a while. We had a great conversation over dinner one night...

August 12, 2019

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