Mischa Moselle

After two decades of noshing in Hong Kong, Mischa Moselle likes to think he knows his way around a plate and a bottle. As his tailor knows, he’ll eat and drink anything but particular favourites are gutsy French and Thai food and well-made wine from anywhere.
Mischa Moselle
After two decades of noshing in Hong Kong, Mischa Moselle likes to think he knows his way around a plate and a bottle. As his tailor knows, he’ll eat and drink anything but particular favourites are gutsy French and Thai food and well-made wine from anywhere.

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Can cinnamon have benefits for diabetics and dieters?

Recent research shows the consumption of cinnamon can reduce blood sugar levels but this popular spice is no magic bullet against diabetes and obesity

17 Oct 2016 - 5:10PM
Can cinnamon have benefits for diabetics and dieters?

Recent research shows the consumption of cinnamon can reduce blood sugar levels but this popular spice is no magic bullet against diabetes and obesity

Hong Kong celebrates 130 years of Tiffany diamond engagement rings

Charles Lewis Tiffany created the first raised setting for a diamond on a ring in 1886, setting off a trend that’s being marked with display at The Landmark in Central featuring an 8.8 carat diamond ring

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Hong Kong celebrates 130 years of Tiffany diamond engagement rings

Charles Lewis Tiffany created the first raised setting for a diamond on a ring in 1886, setting off a trend that’s being marked with display at The Landmark in Central featuring an 8.8 carat diamond ring

Artist’s exquisite etchings of Hong Kong’s iconic landmarks on glass

Dominic Fonde launches three limited edition pieces depicting Victoria Harbour, the Big Buddha and old fishing junks

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Artist’s exquisite etchings of Hong Kong’s iconic landmarks on glass

Dominic Fonde launches three limited edition pieces depicting Victoria Harbour, the Big Buddha and old fishing junks

Rare Argyle Pink Diamond collection coming to Hong Kong

Rising demand in China and Taiwan makes Hong Kong an ideal location for showcasing the jewels, which will can be tendered for with sealed bids

6 Oct 2016 - 10:11AM
Rare Argyle Pink Diamond collection coming to Hong Kong

Rising demand in China and Taiwan makes Hong Kong an ideal location for showcasing the jewels, which will can be tendered for with sealed bids

Can eating chicken tails cause cancer or other diseases?

Many of us are partial to the parson’s nose from a roast chicken or on a skewer, but there are a number of myths surrounding the juicy back end of the bird

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Can eating chicken tails cause cancer or other diseases?

Many of us are partial to the parson’s nose from a roast chicken or on a skewer, but there are a number of myths surrounding the juicy back end of the bird

Advice for Chinese antique buyers from man who wrote ‘the bible’ on European furniture

It’s a great time to buy 19th century pieces, but do your homework and don’t overpay or bargain too hard, says Christopher Payne, formerly of Sotheby’s, whose own passion for Chinese furniture often brings him to China

13 Jul 2016 - 5:37PM
Advice for Chinese antique buyers from man who wrote ‘the bible’ on European furniture

It’s a great time to buy 19th century pieces, but do your homework and don’t overpay or bargain too hard, says Christopher Payne, formerly of Sotheby’s, whose own passion for Chinese furniture often brings him to China

How a self-proclaimed ‘arrogant’ Frenchman added European twists to Chinese rice wine

Coming from a family of winemakers in Bordeaux, Olivier Sublett’s Le Guishu is a creative blend of western and eastern wine philosophies

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
How a self-proclaimed ‘arrogant’ Frenchman added European twists to Chinese rice wine

Coming from a family of winemakers in Bordeaux, Olivier Sublett’s Le Guishu is a creative blend of western and eastern wine philosophies

Hold the chop suey: British fans of Chinese cuisine can now eat, and cook, the real thing

A nation long accustomed to invented dishes and Cantonese fare adapted to their supposed tastes has woken up to authentic, high-quality regional Chinese cuisines and ingredients

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Hold the chop suey: British fans of  Chinese cuisine can now eat, and cook, the real thing

A nation long accustomed to invented dishes and Cantonese fare adapted to their supposed tastes has woken up to authentic, high-quality regional Chinese cuisines and ingredients

China to get a taste of Tennent’s lagers, including a gluten-free brew

Four beers from Scotland’s biggest brewery, though not its bestselling Tennent’s Lager, to join crowded Chinese market, where it could give Stella Artois some competition, one expert says

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
China to get a taste of Tennent’s lagers, including a gluten-free brew

Four beers from Scotland’s biggest brewery, though not its bestselling Tennent’s Lager, to join crowded Chinese market, where it could give Stella Artois some competition, one expert says

Hong Kong wine buyers complain of difficulty in getting passes for Vinexpo

The trade show is trying to crack down on freeloading by tightening its invitation process, which has annoyed some wine insiders and journalists who say they’re having trouble getting access

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Hong Kong wine buyers complain of difficulty in getting passes for Vinexpo

The trade show is trying to crack down on freeloading by tightening its invitation process, which has annoyed some wine insiders and journalists who say they’re having trouble getting access

Obese Hong Kong food writer falls short on India weight-loss trek

Mischa Moselle completes only 450km of his 1,450km route, and trims 27cm of a target 60cm from his waist – but he’s learned some valuable things about himself and made some positive changes

7 Mar 2016 - 2:00AM
Obese Hong Kong food writer falls short on India weight-loss trek

Mischa Moselle completes only 450km of his 1,450km route, and trims 27cm of a target 60cm from his waist – but he’s learned some valuable things about himself and made some positive changes

Overweight HK food editor shaves 5mm off his waistline on India trek

Mischa Moselle leaves the rural roads of Tamil Nadu to whine and dine his way around Goa and learns the stomach vacuum manoeuvre

15 Feb 2016 - 1:22PM
Overweight HK food editor shaves 5mm off his waistline on India trek

Mischa Moselle leaves the rural roads of Tamil Nadu to whine and dine his way around Goa and learns the stomach vacuum manoeuvre

Obese Hong Kong food writer hit by doubt on weight-loss trek across India

Father-of-five set out to walk 1,450km across southern India, hoping to reduce his 145cm waistline. At first he shed the kilos quickly, but now finds it harder to lose weight and wonders if he’s set himself overambitious targets

2 Feb 2016 - 10:48AM
Obese Hong Kong food writer hit by doubt on weight-loss trek across India

Father-of-five set out to walk 1,450km across southern India, hoping to reduce his 145cm waistline. At first he shed the kilos quickly, but now finds it harder to lose weight and wonders if he’s set himself overambitious targets

Obese Hong Kong food writer sheds a chin on India weight loss trek

The tape measure is fast becoming Mischa Moselle’s best friend as he manages to shed another 5cm from his waistline, braving some erratic driving as he walks off the kilos along the roads of southern India

19 Jan 2016 - 2:00AM
Obese Hong Kong food writer sheds a chin on India weight loss trek

The tape measure is fast becoming Mischa Moselle’s best friend as he manages to shed another 5cm from his waistline, braving some erratic driving as he walks off the kilos along the roads of southern India

Obese Hong Kong food writer drops another size on India trek

Mischa Moselle manages to lose another 5cm off his waistline as he visits Fort Cochin and Jew Town in the capital of India’s southernmost state – and he’s finally found good coffee

5 Jan 2016 - 5:47AM
Obese Hong Kong food writer drops another size on India trek

Mischa Moselle manages to lose another 5cm off his waistline as he visits Fort Cochin and Jew Town in the capital of India’s southernmost state – and he’s finally found good coffee

Obese Hong Kong food writer battles back pain and temptation on India walk to shed the kilos
Obese Hong Kong food writer walks it off in India: 8 days in and weight change has begun
The route of obese Hongkonger's 1,450-km quest to shed the kilos

Food writer Mischa Moselle, who's morbidly obese and trying to put right years of ill-advised consumption, breaks down his journey across southern India into bite-sized chunks

7 Dec 2015 - 2:23PM
The route of obese Hongkonger's 1,450-km quest to shed the kilos

Food writer Mischa Moselle, who's morbidly obese and trying to put right years of ill-advised consumption, breaks down his journey across southern India into bite-sized chunks

Meet the 'grotesquely obese' food writer who's on a mission to shed the pounds by walking 1,450km in 90 days

For most of my life I’ve been a fatness fanatic, spending more than half my career in journalism focusing on food and drink, especially alcoholic drink. I’ve ended up grotesquely obese – that’s my new category above morbidly obese. My normal exercise is a 20-minute stroll from my house to the ferry pier. Recently I’ve had to stop and rest even during that, writes Mischa Moselle.

1 Dec 2015 - 1:18PM
Meet the 'grotesquely obese' food writer who's on a mission to shed the pounds by walking 1,450km in 90 days

For most of my life I’ve been a fatness fanatic, spending more than half my career in journalism focusing on food and drink, especially alcoholic drink. I’ve ended up grotesquely obese – that’s my new category above morbidly obese. My normal exercise is a 20-minute stroll from my house to the ferry pier. Recently I’ve had to stop and rest even during that, writes Mischa Moselle.

Is this how Stanley Ho and Li Ka-shing line their pockets?

Profiteering on such petty items as beer and chips on Macau ferries tells you a lot about the tycoon mentality.

31 Oct 2015 - 10:33PM
Is this how Stanley Ho and Li Ka-shing line their pockets?

Profiteering on such petty items as beer and chips on Macau ferries tells you a lot about the tycoon mentality.