Category Archive: Interview

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! With PAOLA BOZZUI

I love pasta! Unfortunately at home I am limited to packet pasta thanks to my lack of cooking skills. But all that has now changed – not the cooking skills part – but… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with MAHMOUD TURKMANI

Who knew that 13 years later, I would be sitting in front of the Chef that introduced me to my favourite weekend go-to-meal in 2003 – mini shawarma pockets with a delectable garlic… Continue reading

On the Chocolate Trail with Alice Mancini, Domori

I am a bona fide chocoholic! Always knew there was a science to making it – just never knew how. I got a little glimpse into the process at the recently held chocolate… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with MARTA YANCI

If there is a song that sums up what Marta Yanci is doing it has got to be ‘I did it my way’ by Frank Sinatra. A lawyer who loved to cook, Marta… Continue reading

SAY CHEESE with François Robin

Cheesemonger! Now that is not a profession that I ever knew existed, that is until François Robin came to Dubai to promote French cheeses. Son of a Cheese maker, François is a Un… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with MAKSIM TVOROGOV

Chef Maksim is quite a popular Chef in his hometown of St. Petersburg and a national celebrity thanks to his face appearing on national TV. The adage ‘the early bird catches the worm’… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with CHRISTIAN MOTTE

Lima – New Jersey – Washington DC – Lima – London – Dubai. That is the broad journey of Chef Christian and his culinary path to how he arrived in Dubai to proudly… Continue reading

MY FOOD, MY WAY with François Robin, Meilleur Ouvrier de France Cheesemonger 2011

This is a new segment which I am starting on my vblog which I have called MY FOOD, MY WAY! Its basically a quick summary of how individuals that I meet along my… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with JUAN CARLOS

This is the first Chef I asked to interview after I had dined at his restaurant and fell in love with the food. And my meeting with Juan Carlos was as interesting as… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with VIVEK KASHIWALE

A man of contradictions (in a nice way) is how I sum up Vivek. By that I mean – he seems an impatient man, but when it comes to his cooking style is… Continue reading