How the COVID-19 Lockdown Has Affected Our Eating Habits

Ask anyone what they did during quarantine and they’ll probably say ‘eat’. Food got us through some difficult times in lockdown, whether it was late night snacking or elaborate meals we finally had time to make. Food was where we reconnected with our families and where we found entertainment when things got really boring. There’s […]

8 Mouth-Watering Themes for Your Birthday Party Buffet

Let’s be honest, the best kind of food at any party is a buffet. You can serve yourself, eat any time, and there’s plenty of variety to choose from. If you’re splashing out on a buffet for your birthday party, go all out and make it a themed buffet! Themed buffets have a selection of […]

Dia de Los Muertos: Foods to Serve at The Day of the Dead Celebration

The Mexican celebration of Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) falls between 31 October and 2 November every year. During this time, people gather together to remember their loved ones who have passed away and honour them with offerings of food, flowers, and sugar skull candies. Despite having a focus on the dead, […]

Expensive Foods Eaten by the World’s Ultra-Elite

Ahh, to live like the rich and famous! Who hasn’t daydreamed about the extravagance and limitless luxury at some point in their lives? The fantasy of great wealth and the finest foods it can buy is what draws so many of us to hiring a private chef. We want that feeling of opulence and sharing […]

How to Celebrate Bastille Day With Classic French Foods

On July 14, 1789, the people of Paris stormed the Bastille prison. This started a chain of events that ended with the overthrow of the monarchy and the ushering in of a new nation. Thus the France we know and love today emerged. Bastille Day, also known as La Fete National, is one of the […]

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Gion Matsuri: The Festival & its Food

Gion Matsuri is one of Japan’s oldest and popular festivals, held in Kyoto throughout the month of July. Also known as the festival of the Yasaka Shrine, Gion Matsuri has been celebrated every year since 869AD and is one of the longest running festivals in the world. It first began as a religious ceremony to […]

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You Can’t Travel, But You Can Still Try the World’s Best Foods

Wanderlust is a struggle with borders being closed. If you live for the excitement and adventure of heading abroad, discovering new flavours, and diving into unique cultures, then you probably have some mega itchy feet right now. But you don’t always have to travel to have those kinds of experiences! There’s plenty you can do […]

How to Celebrate EOFY in the Age of COVID

End of Financial Year is one of the busiest times of the year for employees. And at the end of what’s been a very difficult year, it’s more important to make them feel valued and appreciated than ever. So bring on the EOFY celebrations in 2021! There’s no better way to boost morale and let […]


The Ultimate Guide to Japanese Cooking Techniques

Japanese people are known to live longer than any other population in the world. Owe it to the food, lifestyle, culture, or a combination of all three – it’s clear there’s something right about the Japanese way of being. The primary cause behind the country’s long life expectancy is most often attributed to the Japanese […]

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5 Ways to Eat Your Heart Out this Queen’s Birthday

Despite it not being her actual birthdate, we get to take a day off on June 18 in celebration of the Queen’s Birthday. Whether it’s really her birthday or not, it doesn’t matter: we have a public holiday and the opportunity to wine and dine to our heart’s content. Most of us don’t really do […]

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How to Boost Employee Morale & Team Spirit in the Age of COVID

This last year has been a difficult one for many of us, and that likely includes your team of employees. Morale might be low with teams scattered across the city working from home, and team spirit may be lacking. This is the perfect time to shower your employees with appreciation and encouragement for the hard […]