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Sweet Showstoppers (Part 1)
Whether it’s a crystal-shaped wagashi in Bali or a tipsy afternoon tea treat in Jakarta, two of Indonesia’s gastronomic destinations have proved that there should always be room for dessert. The sweet showstoppers are available throughout the day in different pâtisseries, boulangeries and viennoiseries in the city and the island.
The Chocolate Entrepreneur
Meet Singapore food entrepreneur Anjali Gupta of Anjalichocolat. From handcrafted sustainable indulgences to hands-on workshops, she shares how she has grown her business into the premium chocolate brand it is known today.
Banyan Tree Krabi Steps Beyond Recycling To Upcycling
Guests checking in at the luxury beachfront resort of Banyan Tree Krabi are reducing their carbon footprint on southern Thailand’s marine environment from the moment they arrive. Instead of the usual hotel “welcome pack”, visitors are presented with a novel tote bag that was created by local artisans using upcycled waste washed up on local beaches.
Vistajet Sets The Bar For Inflight Gourmet Dining
Preparing and service meals during a flight is no easy feat. There is an art and science to inflight catering, reason why it is a highly specialized field in the culinary and aviation worlds.  High altitude and humidity can diminish a person’s senses of smell and taste; and at 35,000 feet, a person’s perception of saltiness and sweetness is reduced by 30%.
Purity In Chocolate
Cacao Barry, a global chocolate brand by Barry Callebaut, introduces WholeFruit chocolate that is made from 100 percent pure cacaofruit.
In A Class Of Its Ow
Meet the talents behind Apéritif, Bali’s eclectic fine-dining destination and 1920s-inspired craft cocktail bar.
Les Estivales

Three not-to-be-missed garden parties at Château Saint-Martin & Spa