Monthly Archive: June, 2015

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with CHEF LESTI HASTUTI

Chef Lesti is nothing like I imagined her to be. This petite lady, with a smile on her face is polite to a fault – she has hospitality running in her veins –… Continue reading

KITCHEN BEAUTY BOX

Over the years the concept of beauty has changed (don’t worry, you are reading a food blog.. stick with me to see where this goes..). From dark smokey make-up to subtle natural looks, each… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with CHEF JUBER SHAIKH

The food journey of a Chef who joined a restaurant when it was first launched in 2002 as a Commi and grew in ranks and is now the Executive Chef is one that… Continue reading

THE NEW SUPERFOODS – WHATS IN: WHATS OUT

Last year, when it came to superfoods I heard KALE, KALE, KALE – Kale chips, kale salad, kale this, kale that. There was adisaster waiting to happen if the supermarket ran out of… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with CHEF RABAH SAMRA

I have to say, I am a bit embarrassed to admit that I am not very well versed with Emirati cuisine having lived in the Emirates for as long as I have and… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with CHEF STEVEN HUBBELL

Salvador Dali. Those were the first words that popped into my mind when I saw Chef Steven Hubbell (I am sure he gets told this a lot) for the first time. But as… Continue reading

World Environment Day 2015: Think.Eat.Save

I have heard of World Environment Day. We all have! But when an invitation popped into my inbox inviting me to celebrate World Environment Day (WED) with Baker & Spice at Souk Al… Continue reading

Easy Does It: Best Thirst Quencher EVER

Following on from previous post on Summertime – which talked about what to eat when the weather gets blistering hot – like it has over the last couple of days, I thought it… Continue reading

Summertime

OK! OK! Raise your hand if you have not yet had at least one conversation – whether face to face, on FB on Whatsapp, on the phone – about the temperatures that the… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with CHEF DIRK HALTENHOF

I always knew I was a chatterbox, but I met my match when I met Chef Dirk. He never had a straight answer to any of my questions, but there was always an… Continue reading