Chef Ken Hom – 30 Years of Wok

When I said I was meeting Ken Hom, a younger colleague said “oh, isn’t he the guy who invented the wok?” Well, I guess he did, in a way, by putting a flat bottom on it in 1986, so we could use it on our UK stoves. Now at least one in seven people in Britain […]

Rowenta Compact Valet Garment Steamer

Rowenta’s brand new Compact Valet Garment Steamer. Whether it’s a quick refresh to eliminate odours or fully functioning crease-busting steam treatment, this innovative device will save you time and money. The machine soon pays for itself if you dry clean three suits, four times per at  £10-£15 per clean. It might not be exactly the same as a […]

Fire and Ferment Discovery Food Markets at Westfield Stratford City

Westfield Stratford City launches a series of discovery food markets in partnership with QED London (Quality Eating and Drinking) from May to November 2012 which will explore the unusual and the unique in the world of fresh food. The discovery food markets have an evolving food theme, each of which will provide hands-on and palate-priming food activations and masterclasses which will invite food […]

Make money while you sleep? Mr & Mrs Smith launch Retail Bond

Boutique travel entrepreneurs Mr & Mrs Smith launch Smith Bonds  Investors can earn up to 9.5% interest to book stylish hotel stays, with the first retail bond from the boutique travel industry Launched 29 April 2012 Over the last 10 years, Mr & Mrs Smith has evolved from being a niche guidebook publisher to become an […]