Spotlight on Marlene Markhoul by Susannah Grant

This month we delve into the war-torn past of ultra-resilient Lebanese Structural Engineer, mother of 3 with a classical choral voice who enjoys the best of both worlds in Madrid and Athens and their respective INCs, Marlene Makhoul. What was it like growing up in Lebanon in the 1970’s? My childhood in Lebanon was wonderful […]

Do-it-Yourself Sushi at home with Lucia Shimizu & Nobuko Crook by Susannah Grant

Whilst Sushi is internationally recognised all over the world as one of the key elements of Japanese cuisine, few people know how to make fun, simple versions to enjoy and prepare en famille at home. I was immediately struck by the value of this collective food preparation concept in a world where we increasingly live […]

INC ENJOY A SNEAK PREVIEW AT HAUTE COUTURE HOUSE, CASA BASALDÚA by Susannah Grant

ISABEL GOIRI BASALDÚA WELCOMES INC TO HER ATELIER IN MADRID                                          Last month some of us were fortunate enough to visit the atelier of Madrid’s last remaining family-owned Haute Couture fashion house, Casa Basaldúa.  We were warmly received by Isabel Goiri Basaldúa, the current Creative Director and grand-daughter of the founder. As many Madrileños are […]