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An Introduction into the Diverse and Distinct Colombian Cuisine

Colombia is such a diverse country that it is quite hard to describe a singular Colombian cuisine. It is, in fact, a collection of very distinct, culinary traditions highly influenced by the geography, culture and history of the different regions. Though not as well-known as the ...

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Rotable vs. Disposable: Do You Have to Pick a Side?

The decision-making process when choosing new tray concepts, individual meal boxes or cutlery sets can be tricky to navigate. After a wealth of characteristics have been considered (design, functionality, aesthetics and cost), there remains one big, burning question: shall we go ...

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Tanzanian Chicken Curry Recipe

This dish is called “Kuku Nazi” in Swahili, which means ‘chicken coconut’. A blend of Arab and Indian spices with coconuts from the Tanzanian coastline, it is best served with Wali wa Nazi (coconut rice). It is a popular holiday dish served at Christmas, f...

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The Taste of New York

Robert N. Moussally grew up in Brooklyn and is now Design and Development Executive Chef at our JFK Airport facility. He started his LSG Group career in 2007 and recently celebrated his 10th anniversary. “It has been an amazing decade to say the least,” he says. Today he show...

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The Taste of the Silk Road

For many of us, the Silk Road evokes a rather mysterious, adventurous image.  Journeys “in the footsteps of Marco Polo” attract a growing number of tourists to these remote regions. In 2017, the Chinese government launched the concept of the “New Silk Road̶...

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A Delight to the Senses

We’ve got a little secret here at SPIRIANT…creating an inflight sensorial experience is easier and less expensive than you think. There’s no doubt that appealing to all five senses creates a holistically appealing (and powerful) experience for passengers. Touch, sight, ...

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MAY: Honoring tradition with the cured salad

With Chef Jörg Hofmann at the helm, we’re heading back to our roots – quite literally. Made with crunchy root vegetables and an egg, the dish of the month is the cured salad. The starter is one that’s steeped in tradition. Known as “Bauernfrühstück”, meaning Farmer...

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Playing Tetris: Putting menu items in a meal box is an art in itself

The standard meal box, which fits perfectly into the drawers of a trolley used in aircraft, is 15,3 cm long, 8,3 cm wide and 5,3 cm high. But the ideal fit is not the only criteria for these packaged-meal solutions, they also have to be easy to handle for the service crew. Theref...

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“White Gold” is an Airline’s Best Friend

You might have heard that it’s diamonds that proudly hold that title. You’re wrong; in the skies, white gold takes the lead. Why? Well, traditionally Porcelain has been bestowed the nickname White Gold due to its main substance, Kaolin: a white powder, called White Earth. It...

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Happy Crew, Happy Flight… Right?

Exactly. The crew are face to face with passengers 24/7, they’re the brand ambassadors who are masters at creating a harmonious inflight atmosphere. But what helps to keep a smile on their faces, when they’re tired and have travelled through multiple time zones in half the nu...