JIA - 'home' in Chinese - is an Hong Kong-based company that has invited international designers with different cultural backgrounds to re-interpret Chinese object culture, its traditional craftsmanship and materials to create a new and modern housewares market relevant to both the Asian and Western dining tables.
From seafood utensils to chopsticks or pans, here is a selection of contemporary kitchen utensils you could find.
Paul Sorgule offers up ten guiding principles on what it takes to be a professional cook which reach beyond conduct, policy, procedures and pandemics, from respect and team work to honesty and professionalism.
The coronavirus crisis has hit the restaurant industry hard, with many chefs in danger of losing their livelihoods. But what about the sommeliers? How have they coped through the pandemic, and where will they stand in the 'new normal'?