LIKE OTHER SINGAPOREAN chefs trying to create their own identity, Ace Tan learned the hard way that being original is no guarantee of success. Despite much of the hype surrounding his first...

A CONVERSATION WITH David Thompson never ends well. Not for him, but for anyone who falls prey to the raconteur who can skewer the vocabularychallenged with the simple lifting of an eyebrow and a...

WE love eating with fellow Singaporeans. We love how we can all be strangers obliged to eat together in a communal setting - in more friendly countries, everyone would be best pals by the end of...

WHEN HESTON BLUMENTHAL talks, it’s almost as if you need to clear the room. Not because he’s nursing a cold – his first in, like, forever, he says, proving that even a culinary icon can succumb to...

ANNE-SOPHIE PIC - the only female chef in France to helm a three Michelin-starred restaurant - was born to be a chef, although it took her awhile to heed her life’s calling.

HOW much does your heritage mean to you and how far will you go to preserve it? To four Singaporeans, family traditions, language and way of life are so important that they've made it their...

[SINGAPORE] France's Mirazur restaurant - whose Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco draws inspiration from the sea, the mountains, and his own garden - was crowned on Tuesday as the world's best by an...

As a child, Joe Leong couldn’t understand why his father Sam Leong didn’t spend time with the family. “I was upset. I’d asked why was he always away, and why leave for work halfway through dinner...

HOW happy are Singaporeans? According to the annual World Happiness Report which ranks the happiness level of 156 countries, Singapore peaked at number 22 in 2016, but fell to 34 in 2018 and 2019...

Intense, savoury, nutty, and full of umami, this Addict Kombu Butter is superb as a spread on warm bread, as well as for cooking with. Like the name says, this is addictive stuff, made mainly with...