Michelin Guide ★: Lasai Restaurante, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Lasai is a modern and elegant Basque-inspired restaurant headed up by Chef Rafa Costa e Silva. It features local ingredients, and one of the most exceptional interpretations of vegetable dishes I’ve ever tried. Don’t believe me? See for yourself! When we first arrived, we were ushered to the rooftop bar which was lit with fairy […]

Michelin Guide ★: Olympe, Rio de Janeiro


It was such a pleasure meeting the team behind one of the World’s 100 Best restaurants, and one of Latin America’s 50 Best! Chef  Thomas Troisgros takes over from his dad Claude, and their work is a culmination of 38 years of research on the best of local produce. We really enjoyed trying ingredients like […]

Brazilian Cooking: Mouthwatering Moqoeca (Fish Stew)


Since getting back from our trip to Brazil, I’d been wanting to try some Brazilian cooking. In particular, this mouthwatering Moqoeca or fish stew. We didn’t get to try it in Rio, so I thought why not just whip it up at home? This hearty stew is traditionally slow-cooked in a terracotta casserole and is […]