Tag Archives: food

Persian Food

Previously when friends, colleagues and acquaintances explained their assumptions about Persian food they always thought this regional cuisine was similar to Indian, Turkish, Arabic and other neighbouring countries.  Everyone is always surprised and intrigued when they sample authentic Persian food due to its unique taste and flavours.  I have always …

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Voltaire

One summer I accepted a gig in France, the London agency paired me with a firecracker of a girl called Nina. Nina’s role was to serve at table for our client, a French aristocrat. Nina was from Oxford and Chile and was studying for her Masters. For her this job …

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The Importance Of Portion Control

In my years as a private chef I have noticed that clients that have cooking services offered at home tend to have every meal coursed, which can add up to a substantial amount of food if not portioned correctly. Due to the fact that eating in abundance can increase weight gain, …

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Food Imagery

The demon that can make or break your job application As private chefs you should be investing time and effort into keeping your photo portfolio up to date and ready for new job opportunities.   Before my critics pounce upon me… I should explain that I am far from a …

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Our Connection with Food

I’ve learned something unique about food. After all of these years cooking for my family, clients and myself I have realized a simple fact that food connects us all. It is a universal language much like smiling is. Most people understand that food is a sign of love, nurturing and …

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