Editor's Letter

This month our intrepid team meet culinary superstar, Godfather of French cuisine, Alain Ducasse we discovered the best way to save money on your travel with Flight Centre’s Andrew Boxall, Ruchika Vyas gets her very own Golden Ticket and explore all things chocolate in Brussels, with Ramadan on the horizon we explore some delightful Persian dishes before we sat down with our own award-winning Michelin starred Vikas Khanna and discover what makes this culinary guru tick and Junoon such a success. Sudeshna Ghosh has a cup of tea with Masterchef Judge John Torode and talked to Celebrity Masterchef winner and cook book author extraordinaire Nadia “I’m not a chef!’ Sawalha. I had time to visit Edinburgh and experience the delights of the Balmoral Hotel and its Michelin starred restaurant No1 and then we discovered what visionary chef Atul Kochhar is up to in Mumbai with opening of his latest outpost NRI. For city breaks, we’ve got a classy alternative to Cancun in Isla Holbox and weekend guides to Krakow and Le Havre. So step out into spring and enjoy those first rays of sun. And finally we welcome our latest columnist two Michelin-starred Michael Caines who shares his passion for fresh produce.


Bon Appétit


Anisa Al Hawaj