There is a Beach Club called Ajedrez situated on the outskirts of Chipiona, nestled on the fine sands of the Tres Piedras Beach. Sounds lovely eh?
Why do I mention this? Well, it´s where I am going to be based from July until the end of the summer.
Ajedrez Beach Club (Spanish for “Chess” and pronounced “ah-hay-dreth“), serves freshly caught seafood and other Spanish delicacies throughout the day.
Clear blue sky, clear blue sea!
Having left my job at the hotel I am now working in Milan, Italy.
It was sad to say goodbye to my team, not just the Lao and Thai cooks, but everyone concerned with the restaurants at the resort.
In Italy I am in charge of the Asiatic Kitchen that supplies meals for First Class and Business Class passengers on flights departing from Milan and arriving in Asia. It is a complete change from a 5 Star Hotel kitchen and restaurant!
However, I must say that it is nice to only work during the day and have the evenings free, and the added bonus of having 2 days off in a row!
I do travel back to Spain once every 5 to 6 weeks though, so at least I still get to see my wife and friends!
Due to the nature of my work (and a confidentiality agreement!) I will not be able to take photos of my work in the kitchen.
So for the time being, future posts will be more about home cooking and what I can conjure up in the confines of my apartment!
Ciao for now!
I hope that you had a good festive period and enjoyed welcoming in 2013.
I am glad that 2012 is over. It wasn’t a particularly a good year for me. I lost someone very close to me, who also left a loving wife and three young children. I also decided to leave my job at the hotel after being employed for 12 years. But all that is in the past now! I have 2013 to look forward to!
Over the past few months I have been chillin´out in London and spending time with family and friends.
There is so much to do, see and eat in London, and I love it!
I also met up with the Lao-British fashionista twins Tida and Lisa Finch of Finchittida Finch.
The “About Finchittida Finch” page on their website describe the fun loving duo pretty clearly!
Finchittida Finch fuse their traditional Lao culture and British eccentricity, creating distinctive designs for you to adore and be adored in.
Fresh out of the University of the Arts London, Finchittida Finch are twin design duo – Tida and Lisa Finch. Based in South East London, inspired by South East Asia, the twins are turning heads with their statement designs.
They showcased their latest collection during December 2012 at the trendy Boxpark Pop-up Mall in Shoreditch which was sponsored by King and Laurene´s Thai & Lao Street Food and our friends at Beerlao UK.
Shoreditch is a cool place to hang out. It´s just around the corner from East London´s Brick Lane which is a hub of activity and home to a great concentration of street art.
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