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

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 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

EASY DOES IT: Musakhan Rolls

Yousef Tuqan said something at the Bloggers’ Masterclass hosted by BBC Good Food ME that has stayed with me. He said that we all have in-house cooks growing up who pander to our every… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with LUIS SALGUEIRO

My first introduction to Alto Mar was thanks to a friend of mine, Michelle Silva. I instantly fell in love with the laid back view of the fishing nets and the boats anchored… Continue reading

The Farm House: Going Local; Going Fresh; Going Green

I have people around me who swear by ‘organic’ food. I have been told time and time again that it has all kinds of benefits and it’s something I should consider buying too.… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with TROY PAYNE

On a hot summer afternoon I walked into Clé Dubai at Al Fattan Currency House in DIFC not knowing what to expect. As I waited the first thing that struck me was the… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with ALEXANDER STUMPF

Right from the name to the smallest details within the restaurant, Toko oozes Japanese charm (except for the sheesha they serve which I guess is the Middle Eastern influence). As they say, it’s… Continue reading