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Tofu and Beluga Lentil Hummus with Pepper

July 12, 2021

Ingredients  Serves 2 | 25 min | Easy  200 g firm tofu 50 g cashews 20 ml olive oil 2 cloves of garlic 1 coconut yoghurt (or vegan yoghurt) 1 tsp chilli oil 1 tsp Sichuan pepper or black pepper 1 shallot 1 tsp rice vinegar 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp sesame oil 1 tsp soy sauce Aromatic herbs to garnish 1 cup beluga lentils Cook the beluga lentils in water according to the packet instructions. In a frying pan, sauté th...

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Orange blossom water and honey punch

July 2, 2021

Ingredients  Serves 6 | 10 min. | Easy  150 ml gin 20 ml lime juice 20 ml grapefruit juice 2 tbsp orange blossom water 5 tbsp blossom honey 100 ml cranberry juice 3 sprigs mint 3 sprigs rosemary 550 ml lemonade 1 handful of berries of your choice Ice Flowers Prepare the fruits, cutting the citrus into slices and the berries in half. Mix all the liquid ingredients. Add the fruit and...

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Pan con tomate with Mediterranean bluefin tuna tartare and citrus

July 2, 2021

Ingredients Serves 2 | 20 min. | Easy  300 g bluefin tuna 6 slices ciabatta bread 1 tomato 1 clove of garlic 1 spring onion 1 orange 1 lemon Herbs to taste Olive oil Baby leaves and flowers Salt flakes   Grate the tomato with a grater, add a clove of garlic, also grated, a dash of olive oil and salt and pepper. Toast the bread in the oven for 5 minutes, with a little oil. Cut the bluefin tuna for the tartare...

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Recipe for Pea Velouté

June 28, 2021

I had you at velouté, didn’t I? It’s quite nice to use sucha beautiful French word to describe what is the most simple of soups. Velouté simply means ‘velvety’, and velvety is just how I like my pea soups. My mum would make old-fashioned pea soup using soaked dried peas, cooked for hours on end until they broke down into a creamy, smooth mass. Well, I am happy to report you don’t need to soak, or cook, peas for hours. This soup can be...

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Luxury Buying Spree Persists in New York City and South Florida

June 23, 2021

  Manhattan’s high-end real estate market has truly emerged from its coronavirus-induced slump, according to the latest data from Douglas Elliman, released Thursday. There were 130 contacts signed on high-end homes priced at $4 million or more in May, up from just 17 at the same time in 2020, when the city was still in the throes of its strictest coronavirus lockdown, the data from the brokerage found. That equates to a surge of 665%. “...

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Manhattan Closes in on Five Months of Robust Residential Sales

June 23, 2021

  Manhattan’s luxury sales streak has hit its 20th week.  There were 41 contracts for $4 million or more signed in Manhattan in the week ending June 20, four more than the previous seven days, according to Olshan Realty’s weekly report released Monday.  That’s the 20th consecutive week in which there were at least 30 residences for more than $4 million that went into contract, according to Donna Olshan, president of Olshan Realty...

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Little Island Opens Bringing New Park, Live Entertainment to Manhattan’s West Side

June 23, 2021

If 2020 was the year of the park, with New Yorkers flocking to green spaces in record numbers, park-going in 2021 is next-level thanks to Little Island, aka the floating park, which opens to the public today. The 2.4-acre park far out-punches its tiny footprint, thanks to the uber-creative use of space and a robust programming calendar to match. One of our most anticipated openings of 2021, Little Island is set on tulip-shaped platforms adjacen...

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New York Is Officially the World’s Wealthiest City for Real Estate

March 1, 2021

Despite a pandemic-fueled downturn, New York still contains the largest concentration of ultra-high-net-worth homeowners on the planet  New York is home to the highest number of ultrawealthy homeowners in the world. Despite the economic shakeup caused by COVID-19, New York remains the world capital for wealthy homeowners. Nearly 25,000 ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) individuals—those with a net worth of over $30 million—have primary or...

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A Nice Drink Idea For Winter And For Valentine’s Day

January 24, 2021

Negroni (courtesy of Campari) 1 oz Campari 1 oz 1757 Vermouth di Torino Rosso 1 oz Bulldog Gin Method: Pour ingredients over ice into a shaker. Stir and strain in a chilled martini glass. Garnish with an orange twist. This bright red Italian liqueur is an iconic cocktail staple. Here's how to incorporate it into your cocktail recipes at home.   By Jonah Flicker on January 06, 2021 Campari is arg...

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Four Seasons Madrid finally opens its doors

September 28, 2020

Four Seasons has unveiled its first Spanish property, located close to Madrid’s Puerta del Sol and Barrio de las Letras. Housed within seven “beautifully reconceptualised historic buildings”, Four Seasons Hotel Madrid offers 200 rooms and suites, as well as a rooftop restaurant by Michelin-starred chef Dani Garcia, and El Patio lobby lounge, situated within the former main banking hall of Banco Espanol de Credito. A fitness centre is ...

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