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Chopsticks

National Chopsticks Day

These simple bamboo sticks were invented in China around 1200 BC during the Shang Dynasty and are thought to have been a response to a change in resources during a population explosion in China. As the population grew, cooking resources (fuel) became limited and cooks were forced to

National Bittersweet Chocolate Day

National Bittersweet Chocolate Day

National Bittersweet Chocolate Day is January 10th in the United States, but it can be any day of the year if you are a chocolate lover! Chocolate has been around for thousands of years, and has taken many forms. It has been so revered throughout time, that the

Cold Inflight Catering Ideas for Aircraft without Oven or Microwave

Working on an aircraft with no oven or microwave can be both a blessing and a curse! You don’t have to worry about whether a steak is cooked to perfection or whether the sauce was the premium temperature. But it can be challenging as often there is little space to prepare or store catering and …

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vegetarian inflight catering

In-Flight Catering for Vegetarians and Vegans

In the world of in-flight catering for private aviation, we must constantly be on the lookout for specific dietary requirements and restrictions for our clients. This can come in many forms and be prompted by the laws of a religion, health matters, culture or personal lifestyle choices. One of the most widely known, yet sometimes …

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Herbal tea with chamomile

Exploring Botanicals: Herbal Tea and In-flight Catering

While the business jet industry was born in the 1960s, it is estimated through archaeological finding that humans have been consuming botanicals for some 60,000 years. Thanks to the thriving business aviation industry, these two worlds, at seemingly opposite ends of the human evolutionary calendar, work together on a daily basis. Herbal tea is different …

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Parsnips, Snails or Jellied Eels – Which is a Weird Food?

Mussels, prawns, scallops and lobster are amongst my favourite foods, but any mention of snails is more than my taste buds can face. They are all shellfish or edible molluscs, but I simply can’t bring myself to eat snails, whereas my French colleagues are puzzled by my squeamishness. They, on the other hand, are appalled …

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