CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with PASQUALE SIPONE

If there ever was an alternative profession that I could suggest Chef Pasquale would be great at – it would be as an Italian Ambassador. His love for his home, for his city… Continue reading

TRE BY ROBERTO RELLA: ANOTHER TRYST WITH ROBERTO

I have a story to tell! The venue on the invitation read – TRE by Roberto Rella and I knew I just had to be part of the special Business Lunch preview which… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with ANDREW MATTHEWS

It was 4 years ago that Chef Andrew took his first international flight and his destination: Dubai. He must have loved it enough, because he went back home to Australia, saved up enough… Continue reading

EUROPEAN APPLE MISSION: DISCOVER. CHOOSE. ENJOY.

Apple. Now that’s a word everyone knows (and no I am not talking about the Brand with a bite taken out of the apple as its logo!) – everyone has tasted it, everyone… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with 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 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 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 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