New Conversations!

Wishing you all a peaceful month filled with love and light. Hoping your tables will be filled with blessings, heartfelt chats, surrounded by loved ones and of course delicious food! For the first time, since I started blogging, I am not having a Ramadan Special this year! My table is very full and so much …

Dima Sharif Pop Up Kitchen at Galleries Lafayette

Now taste the recipes you are going to own this fall, when my cookbook is launched!   How would you like to go out and dine on a menu that I have designed and cooked for you myself? Well you guys will get to do just that this May! I am so happy to announce …

Oneness

March 8, International Women’s Day. Indefinitely. #InternationalWomensDay #IWD #Women #Men #Elderly #Children #Adolescent #all #human #oneness

Today, more than ever, we need inspiration!

  There are people on this earth who make it richer. We have all come across such people, and even tend to refer to them as ‘inspirational’ because we look at how they inspire us some way or the other. We feel richer when we meet them or get to know about them, we feel …

Snack Delicious With These Home-made Smoked Almonds

  Before jumping right into the recipe on this link, Here is a bit of  Levantine Entertaining & Love of Snacking   When we entertain guests, it is very common for the hostess to have placed a few bowls of assorted toasted nuts – in a variety of flavours – on the centre and side …

Are You Bored Already??!! 15 Ways To Have More Fun Cooking!

Every thing is more fun when it’s your choice, and not something you feel forced to do. This also applies to cooking. So instead of carrying out this “chore” Daily, why not think of it as your special time everyday, where you relax, shut the world off and enjoy an activity that is so rewarding. …

Operating Specialty Cuisine Restaurants Abroad

  When it comes to establishing and operating specialty cuisine restaurants abroad, one of the main concerns will be sourcing ingredients. Ingredients despite having the same namings at times will taste quite different from one region to the other. Different terroir produces different produce and besides the variation in flavours, the produce can sometimes even …

How To Links – Make & Perfect

Who doesn’t like to know how things are made and perfected?   Here are some How To links for you to start your culinary journey on a perfect note 😉 How to Open an Oyster How to choose, clean and prepare fish & seafood (including lobster) How to Cook Fish & Seafood How to make your own …

Ending 2014 with Music!

  Just as my personal year ended with music. I am ending the year on my blog with music too 🙂 Watch the video and listen to the tunes of Mark Zitti & Fratelli Coltelli who are not just fantastic musicians but also amazing performers who are full of fun and soul. Happy New Year …