The Most Famous Fusion Chef
Hooked on Kimchi
“No single chef has made more influence on the way…other chefs cook and other restaurants look.” — New York Magazine
You have probably noticed an explosion of Thai-inspired restaurants run by Westerner chefs. You will find them in many places, even in Bangkok.
Jean-Georges Vongerichten, the Alsatian-born French chef, may be the single person most responsible for this phenomenon. Continue reading
Using Chopsticks to Lose Weight
Chopsticks – a Tool for Weight Management
“I lost over 10 kilograms and dropped two dress sizes.” –Kimiko Barber
Kimiko Barber had no plans to be a cook or food writer. When she left her native Japan in the 1970s for the United Kingdom she was going to study serious subjects.
After a stint in a British boarding school, she did study economics and took a first-class degree. Then she moved into investment banking. Continue reading