Editor's Letter

The weather is pleasantly cool and the seasonal celebrations are now a distant memory; our new year resolutions and good intentions have had their fill and the weather is pleasantly cool so it seems about right to start looking forward to luxurious travels and fine dining once again. Clarissa Hyman shares her passion for the humble mackerel, discover why edible flowers have suddenly come back into vogue, try some tasty recipes just right for your next party, and learn how to make curry. We talk to award-winning New York celebrity chef Todd English, meet Indian Masterchef judge and world-renowned restaurateur Zorawar Kalri, discover what makes Chul Keun Lim, Head Chef, at Katana Dubai tick and talk to the driving force behind Talabat.com, Abdulhamid Al Omar. Sudeshna Ghosh explores the latest in chic detox destinations, the latest contributor to our team Marie Barbieri goes Walkabout in Tasmania and Joe Worthington takes us on a tour of Ras Al Khaimah. Finally we welcome two new Michelin starred columnists, Tony Lu and Antonio Guida


Bon Appétit


Anisa Al Hawaj