CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with CHEF 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 CHEF 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

EASY DOES IT: SUSHI

If you have been following Pickle My Fancy’s blog you will have read my review of YO! Sushi (bit.ly/1Yhtpms). I had been invited to try their delicious, value for money sushi (as well… 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

Welcome to Pickle My Fancy’s VBlog

I am thrilled, anxious, nervous but super proud to introduce Pickle My Fancy’s first vblog – a welcome message of sorts. With this I am going to end the year (2015) with doing… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with CHEF 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

EASY DOES IT: VANILLA CRESCENT COOKIES

As part of my Chef Talk segment I went to meet Chef Tomas Reger (Executive Chef at Intersect By Lexus Dubai, DIFC) at Bloomie’s Kitchen which he hosts regularly along with an invited… Continue reading

Sip-a-licious Facts About . . .TEA

  Tea is one of the most popular beverages around the world and it would be easy to think that every day is International Tea Day. However, since 2005, International Tea Day has… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with CHEF 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

CRUMBLE: A HEALTHY OPTION

Last week, amidst a crazy work event, I dropped in for a Blogger event at Crumble. Just a hop- skip-and-jump from the Dubai Mall metro station, I was grateful for its location as… Continue reading