Food and Beverage

DISCOVER: Moet & Chandon Champagne

Moët & Chandon: Wine Makers to the Queen: A History of Champagne Making Founded in 1743 by Claude Moët, a wine trader, originally called Moët...

Distinguishing Between Perigord Black Truffles and Chinese Black Truffles

There is nothing intrinsically wrong with Chinese truffles. Consumers simply need to be aware that Chinese black truffles (Tuber sinensis, Tuber indicum and Tuber...

BOOK: Count and Countess d’Ornano’s family life told by Gérard Gausset, their chef over...

During 40 years, Gérard Gausset worked for the d’Ornano family, came the tale of their crossed lives that unfolds on these pages. Hubert and...

Luxury Recipe: Foie Gras Ice Cream

This foie gras ice cream, made with slow baked foie gras, Sauternes wine, sugar, egg yolks, butter and cream is extremely rich and satisfying. Serve...

How to Best Store Caviar

Whether it’s imported caviar or American caviar, the most important factor in storing caviar is keeping the product at proper temperature. Caviar should be stored...

Queen Victoria’s Connection to Afternoon Tea

What do Queen Victoria and afternoon tea have to do with one another? A woman in the Queen's court at the time of her...

Fine Dining Experience at 30,000 ft: Enhanced Charter Catering is on the Menu

Dining aboard an airplane doesn’t have a great reputation; one so tarnished that many people simply refuse to eat the meals that are served...

Veuve Clicquot: The Grande Dame of Champagne

Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin, the world wide recognized champagne with the distinctive yellow label was run by a woman well ahead of her time. Madame Nicole...

NINA Paris Tea, Versailles and Marie-Antoinette since 1672

NINA’S began in 1672 when Pierre Diaz created “La Distillerie Frères”. It was the first company to distill lavender essential oils in France and...

Discover: Absolut ELYX a New Definition of Luxury Vodka

Absolut Elyx is a new definition of luxury vodka, built on the principles of quality, integrity and true craftsmanship. Every drop of Absolut Elyx is made...

Rediscover: The Tradition of Sunday Dinners

Anytime is a great time to revive an old tradition in your home. Why not review the tradition of the Sunday Dinner? There is...

The Importance Of Fresh Food

It goes without saying that fresh food is best for us. After all, chemicals and ingredients we cannot pronounce aren't in themselves appetizing, so...

Champagne Houses: Armand De Brignac

Champagne has long been associated with luxurious living. Each sip, pure liquid luxury! The very presentation of a champagne bottle implies prestige, excellence and...

For the Love of Chocolate!

LUXURIOUS & DELICIOUS...WE LOVE CHOCOLATE Whether you eat it, cook with it, dress wearing the color, there is so much to love about this beloved...

Rediscover: Cherries

This wildly popular stone fruit has been consumed by man since Prehistoric times. The origin of the English name 'cherry' has its roots from the...