Category Archives: Wine Appreciation

Palace by the Potomac at Mandarin Oriental DC

Palace by the Potomac… Luxury in Washington DC at the…MANDARIN ORIENTAL   Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved Food photos are of real food with no photoshop Palace by the Potomac… … Continue reading

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Lavish and lovely La Ferme Saint Simeon

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The debonair and unruffled Travelling Gourmet TM jets to a land once ravaged by… MERCILESS wars, but is now a haven for gourmet cuisine and … Continue reading

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MANDARIN’s Mystical MOONcakes!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The MOON is glowing at the Mandarin Orchard… The audacious and debonair  was privileged and honoured to have a very special VIP Tasting of the … Continue reading

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Pacific MOONcakes to drool over…

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The affable and unassuming Travelling Gourmet TM travels to taste the… MOUTHWATERING MOONcakes of Hai Tien Lo. Hai Tien Lo helmed for 11 years by … Continue reading

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B and B…Ballooning & BRISTOL!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved  The adventurous and audacious Travelling Gourmet TM goes up and away to 2000 feet Above Sea Level in a… MAJESTIC hot air balloon! It was … Continue reading

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The Travelling Gourmet TM’s SAS…

  Béarnaise Sauce… The audacious and irascible Travelling Gourmet TM… MAKES Béarnaise Sauce…the Short & Simple way. Reduction MIX a quarter cup of white wine vinegar/or Apple Cider vinegar and a half cup of white wine like a Trimbach Riesling (I … Continue reading

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Be BOLD at BODACIOUS!

 The resourceful and debonair Travelling Gourmet TM travels to a remote part of the island in the pouring Monsoon rain to appreciate the true… MEANING of Bodacious. The word means ‘bold’ and I found this new Bistro/Wine Bar called Bodacious … Continue reading

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