Adventure tourism for the tastebuds

The Malaysian Star interviews NZ born Wendy Hutton, an intrepid food and travel writer who is “practically a household name in South-East Asia.” Hutton has published numerous cook books, including Singapore Food and A Cook’s Guide to Asian Vegetables, and helped edit the Charmaine Solomon classic, the Complete Asian Cookbook. She recently planned and edited the first in a series of eight World Food books for Singapore publishing house, Periplus Editions. “Food is a universal language,” says Hutton. “I know from experience that if you show genuine interest in the local food, whether it is in Moscow or Mexico, Marseilles or Malacca, people really relate to you.”


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Paint Maker Cassandra Ellis Tells Stories in Tones

Paint Maker Cassandra Ellis Tells Stories in Tones

There’s a very particular harmony in the South London home of Cassandra Ellis. Inside, the atmosphere is of preternatural calm. For anyone familiar with Atelier Ellis, the independent paint company (originally…