October 05, 2014

CHEESECAKE - New York-Style -



New York-Style Cheesecake
It's a legend!




Martha Stewart recipe 
for a

New York - Style
Cheesecake 







November 23, 2012

PARIS - The FOODTRUCK Guide




Depuis un an, la street food a pris possession de la capitale avec une dizaine de camions... 






Le Camion qui fume de Kristin Frederick
Le Camion qui fume de Kristin Frederick






PARIS - Flora MIKULA Opens at La Bastille




L’Auberge Flora vient d’ouvrir boulevard Richard-Lenoir, à Paris...









My Hidden PRAGUE




After living in the city for 12 years, discovering the secret corners that guidebooks can miss....





November 22, 2012

INDIA - Six Great Hidden GEMS by TRAIN


Diu, Gujarat, India
Tribal women carrying firewood to the markets of Diu.
 Photograph: imagebroker/Alamy





Monisha Rajesh... spent four months travelling the country's railways...  six great places to visit by train...











New Cookbook - Fête Accompli | 4-HOUR Feasting


Faux quail eggs created by ChefSteps.





Chefs and food folk celebrate the publication of efficiency expert Timothy Ferris's new book "The 4-Hour Chef."...








The 4-Hour Chef: The Simple Path to Cooking Like a Pro, Learning Anything, and Living the Good Life





COFFEE - Single Cups - Making a Better Cup at Home




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Froths Real Milk -
 The Keurig Rivo ...brews espresso,
 and a built-in frother uses fresh milk
 to make foam for a cappuccino or latte.





More U.S. Homes Adopt Single-Cup Machines as Coffee Culture Goes Self-Serve...







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Stovetop Espresso
 This method, popular with some coffee connoisseurs 
and common in Italian households, 
produces especially strong coffee.





BOOKS - Gift Guide 2012 - BIOGRAPHIES




Carl Rollyson recommends biographies for the holiday season, including Robert Caro's "The Passage of Power."...










November 21, 2012

Christmas BEAUTY Gift Guide 2012 - 30 Gifts -




Limited editions and festive-themed packaging - see our guide to the best  gifts  for beauty fans...



Chubby Sticks from CLINIQUE





Hike Above HONG KONG's Skyscrapers


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TREK AND TREAT | An inlet of the High Island Reservoir





Break away from the city's crowds and explore the MacLehose Trail's 62 miles of boulders, beaches and brushes with macaques...






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MOMOFUKU SHOTO - The Best Restaurant In TORONTO




Momofuku Shoto - Yes, it’s the best restaurant in Toronto. Here’s why...






Shoto tasting bar at Toronto's Momofuku restaurant. (Moe Doiron /The Globe and Mail)





Why SEAWEED Is the Natural Choice




The granting of England's first licence to sell seaweed is most welcome. This delicious  substance is highly nutritious...











November 20, 2012

Men's Fashion - MASTERING the MISMATCH


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STREET WISE | A dapper gentleman photographed during men's fashion shows in Milan and Florence





Get ready to add 'spezzato'  -the art of contrasting jackets and trousers — to your sartorial dictionary...









A Jumbotrek in ETHIOPIA


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Trekkers on the escarpment rim above Chenek camp
in the Simien Mountains National Park





Journey across the Simiens... one of the world's most elevated and isolated wonderlands...





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The Simiens can be visited year-round,
 but a trip during Ethiopia's main dry season,
 running from October to February,
 is recommended.





Italian WINE With Chinese Food?


- Photos via Amaronevalpolicella -



Amarone 2007   *** Decanter
Amarone 2007 *** 


Critic’s Notebook -  Amarone - the ‘Marco Polo of wines’- pairs well with such dishes...















10 Cheap SKI Resorts




For powder snow, world-class après-ski and lodgings at a price that won't steam up your goggles... try the big resorts'  little sisters... 











November 19, 2012

Ralph LAUREN Home Collection







Ralph Lauren Home 

...explore the  home  collection including the most beautiful colour paint...








Paint




TRAVEL - Step Out on the SILK Road




Traveling along the Silk Route in Uzbekistan... where the ancient cities are reviving the dying art of carpet-making...







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An Azamat Arabov carpet







How To Choose The Right CHOCOLATE




It is important to remember that different types of chocolate have been made in very different ways…










Not Every Bottle Improves With Age




Which wine is worth keeping, and what's best drunk without delay?...











November 18, 2012

NEW ZEALAND Named BEST Holiday Spot





New Zealand is the best  holiday spot in the world, according to Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper...










Maxi MOBILE PHONES Versus Mini TABLETS



Galaxy Note de Samsung II.
Samsung Galaxy Note II




C'est tendance, les téléphones ne cessent de grossir. Le Galaxy Note II de Samsung mesure 15 cm de long sur 8 cm de large. Une taille qui rend confortable le surf ou la lecture des courriels...









5 Of The Best HEADPHONES - Your Gift-Buying Guide



parrot zik by starck headphones
Best design - Parrot Zik by Starck






What can you give a guy that's both stylish and useful? An ultra-cool set of high-tech headphones... here are 5 top picks...