Casa Mia & Poggio ai Santi Olive Oil

As many of you have requested that I post reviews of restaurants I have been to, I thought: I do not like to review, however I do like to share with you an outstanding experience. Actually, I can hardly hold back when I do find an outstanding experience! I mean I am not a review blogger …

Pizza for Dessert Anyone?

The Sweet Pizza Having extensively covered all types of Savoury Pizzas, and since -hopefully- you will try and make your own pizza dough, to replace the mediocre quality of store bought pizza doughs, I thought I will give you these scrumptious yet quick and super easy dessert pizzas to add to your recipe repertoire. It is …

New York Inspired Grilled Pizzas

Understanding Grilled Pizza I was in New York last week, and I must say: I ate some of the best grilled pizzas ever! I have always preferred the grilled pizza over the regular oven baked one. I feel that the smoky charred flavour, goes perfectly with pizza, especially if going for a spicy, tomato-based one! With …

Understanding Pizza

Kids, Adults, Elderly, East or West, everybody loves Pizza! Whether you are at home or eating out, be it a party, or a movie night, a sleepover or a weekend late night treat, for lunch, brunch or dinner, Pizza is always a perfect option. How did we end up having pizza? (watch the video above …

Understanding BBQ (Part 2): The Basics & Techniques

The best thing about BBQ is that it is easy entertaining And since it is mostly prepared ahead of time, it allows the host/ess to socialise and entertain the guests during the gathering rather than be stuck in the kitchen with the food prep. BBQs, being outdoors, have a very energetic and active vibe to them, …

Understanding BBQ (Part 1): The BBQ Gadgets

  What is ever better than a BBQ gathering? It is casual, fun for everyone, with good, flavour-packed healthy food, salads, sides, and many refreshing drinks and coolers… children running around, chit chats… and best of all cooking and eating in the beautiful outdoors. Heaven! With that said, some find BBQs to be a bit of …

Understanding Casseroles

Casserole is a cooking dish made out of metal or other types of oven-proof material. A casserole is usually fitted with a lid, but there are some no-cover casseroles too. These dishes are designed to endure long slow cooking in the oven, and many are pretty enough to be used as serving dishes. Casseroles are …

GulFood Exhibiting All Things Food Industry

One of the perks of living in a city like Dubai, is that it never fails to keep you up to date! Regardless the field of work or interest, you are always being kept up to date with the developments, technologies, procedures, trends and new concepts! Dubai never has nothing to offer! Dubai is always …

Understanding Fruits & Vegetables 2 – Handling & Storing

Proper handling and storing of produce ensures relative longevity and freshness In Part 1 of Understanding Fruits & Vegetables, I have extensively covered how to choose the right produce and what to avoid in order to have the best quality produce in our diet and cooking. After all good cookery starts with good quality produce. This part is dedicated …

Understanding Fruits & Vegetables 1 – Selecting the right ones

Fruits and Vegetables make up most of our cooking ingredients. It is therefore essential that we understand these ingredients; how to select, handle and store them. For this reason, and as requested, I am writing this 2-part article to explain fruit and vegetable selection (part one), handling and storage (part two), hoping it will make the …