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The Bubbly and Lively energy of the Summer in Ibiza

The warmth of summer gives us the power to fully celebrate life in its abundance. We went to Ibiza for summer inspirations and a lot of food. The amazing thing about Ibiza is that you have so many options to live life to the fullest, the way you appreciate it. Being known to some as an island many, many people visit living a hedonistic lifestyle, Ibiza can also be a place tranquil, laid-back, simple and oh so relaxing!

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When Art becomes Food

Gastronomy as a unique sensorial experience. When arts becomes food, food becomes art and emotion takes the lead. What some creative chefs do blows our mind. Sublimotion in Ibiza is truly evoking the senses! “Food is ultimately about emotion, and emotion goes beyond taste” – French chef Paul Pairet, founder ULTRAVIOLET in Shanghai. [..]

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Why do we like Bitter flavored Food in Summer?

Bitter is associated with the Fire element – Summer season – and the heart in Chinese medicine. The bitter flavour is not one that we have a lot in our diets and it is not properly appreciated. Bitter stimulates digestive juices. Bitter also has a cleansing effect of the heart and the arteries like the vegetable celery or olive oil.

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World Food Café and Garden

Slow Food and Mood Restaurant Buitenplaats Plantage - the World Food Café and Garden in Vogelenzang The Netherlands; a garden full of hammocks, slow food and slow living – a great place to hang out in the summer. Not everyone is used to slow down anymore, being always on the go. Here, at Buitenplaats Plantage  you have to take things at [...]
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Travelers want to connect with the Local

The pursuit of localismIn this hyper-connected world, travellers of all ages are seeking a deeper connection with the destinations they visit. Travellers want to connect with the local area. Hotels are catering to these travellers by becoming both a portal to the local community and by turning themselves into a living exhibit of the local culture awaiting outside their walls. [...]
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The Real Winegum – Adult luxury food

Winegums, with the real taste of wine but no alcohol, so simple, why did nobody thought of that before? Of course it has been thought of before. The original gums are labelled with six names: port, sherry, champagne, burgundy, gin and claret. Despite the name, they contain no alcohol and are made with fruit flavours. Winegums with real wine in it […]

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Green Asparagus Sticks – real Spring food

Asparagus are a great example of true seasonal food. We have a veritable passion for this spring vegetable, both white as green, during its short growing season, only available for about two months. While the official asparagus season runs from April to June and we love the White Gold, we choose to share this time a recipe using green asparagus as the color associated with the Wood element,