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  • Plan to increase Sunday shopping hours in Britain
    Plan to increase Sunday shopping hours in Britain

    The British government announced plans on Tuesday to allow shops to open longer on Sundays to compete with online shopping and global tourist destinations like Paris and New York. Finance Minister …

 
  • Smartphone app to check daily alcohol limit

    Singapore, July 7 (IANS) If you are not sure about how to curb excess drinking, then download this app that will warn you the moment you exceed your daily alcohol limit. "Many smartphone apps available in the market to manage drinking are not well-informed by clinical evidence and are largely for entertainment," said the app developer Melvyn Zhang from the Institute of Mental Health in Singapore.

  • Tips for Chefs from Chefs
    Tips for Chefs from Chefs

    Clubvivre.com As more and more celebrity chef restaurants are opening up in Singapore, the job becomes increasingly intriguing to youngsters. However, many inspired want-to-be chefs forget the tough and stony way they have to walk, before they reach Gordon Ramsey stardom. Episodes of Hell’s Kitchen and Masterchef give us a glimpse of what it is like. We asked Clubvivre chefs about advice for young and aspiring cooks that are just starting out. Molecular Gastronomy is fine, but … Chef Felix Chong has worked in 3-Star Michelin restaurants around the world and specialised in Italian cuisine for over 12 years. The best advice he has for younger chefs is the same advice he got when he was young – respect the ingredients. “Almost always, the best way to bring out the flavour is by using simple cooking techniques and by treating the ingredient the way it should be”, explains Felix Chong. Young chefs often want to go straight into molecular gastronomy, but one needs to understand the basics first. After that the sky is the limit. You may also like: Pranks Chefs pull on other Chefs A 10 Years Sentence Becoming a well-respected chef means more than just showing up for work ... Bon Vivant - Asia's ultimate Food & Lifestyle Magazine, presented by Clubvivre

  • Xiaomi’s Redmi 2 Gets Cheaper, Enhanced Version To Launch On 14 July
    Xiaomi’s Redmi 2 Gets Cheaper, Enhanced Version To Launch On 14 July

    This article originally appeared on Vulcan Post.  Fans of Xiaomi, take note: Mi Singapore has announced that as of yesterday, the Redmi 2 will cost S$149, a $20 drop in price from its launch price of S$169. According to a press release, the drop in price was put down to lower costs on the manufacturer’s The post Xiaomi’s Redmi 2 Gets Cheaper, Enhanced Version To Launch On 14 July appeared first on Vulcan Post.