short-sightedness

I get all excited when I read articles or hear about how Covid 19 is making us think about how we live our lives, specifically how people are rallying around, helping one another. There have been many wonderful stories out there. It has also been true in my business here in Hong Kong where members…

Carpe diem- it’s essential

Seize the day. Can you? Will you? Last week I wrote about the anticipated changes in our various personal Modus operandi, the way we live our lives and the way we operate. The Covid19 pandemic has affected us all and I intimated how maybe it was a ‘wake up call’. I talked about a ‘slap…

Forced to Learn

We live in interesting times. There is no doubt that the way we go about our lives in the future will never be the same. The Covid-19 pandemic has affected us all dramatically. Here in Hong Kong, even before the bug arrived, we were hit by the protests. A double whammy. A South China Morning…

Seafood and pine nuts, a healthy diet

I needed cheering up this week. So, a chuckle came from a strange place. New Scientist magazine published an article by Alison George, about Neanderthals and their diets. Excavation of a coastal site in Portugal has revealed Neanderthals dined on a menu of seafood with a side of meat and pine nuts, a mixed diet…

When the going gets tough……..

Well these are extraordinary times. There has been mention that they are akin to a war. I can probably assure you they are not. Talking to my in laws about world war II in Hong Kong, they recall the streets being relatively quite, but people still going about there lives. Kids playing, business as usual…

Cooking with fish

Hello team. Apologies as got a little carried away last week, ranting on a sustainable seafood page about traffic issues. It was irritating however and made me boil. Anyway, I did say that I would get back to fish and how to cook it. So here we are a few tips on different styles. But…

Make a difference, don’t just take advantage

This week I was actually ready to share with you how you can cook beautiful seafood, specifically fish. Always a sensitive subject when you aren’t a very good cook like me. Or when you major clients are chefs and you are effectively telling them how to do their jobs. But cooking seafood, like all things,…

Icelandic seafood

Do Icelanders like seafood? I think that is a silly question actually to ask a small island nation surrounded by sea. An interesting question would be do they eat more than Asian nations??? Or what actually do they like to eat. I’m not even going to go anywhere near the issue of who eats more,…

Seafood culture, Loving fish

Oh my Chinese New Year celebrations have been and gone. We are now in the year of the rat. But there’s another story for later. But back to the theme, ’seafood culture’. In Hong Kong there has been an abundance of seafood about over the festive season and that is essential to the Chinese culture.…