The Italians Are Coming To Town!

Throughout November 2014, Dubai hosts the 6th edition of the Italian Cuisine World Summit, the most important appointment in Dubai celebrating high end Italian cuisine. Over 40 Master Italian Chefs, among whom are over 30 Michelin starred chefs, will take over the city’s most upscale Italian restaurants, making Dubai during this event the most star-studded culinary …

Food Styling & Photography Workshop Dubai

What a hectic year 2014 has been! My Gosh! I cannot believe we just finished this year’s Food Styling & Photography Workshop! Feels like it was only yesterday we were having the 2013 one! But hey, let me tell you, we had a fantastic time! In my 3rd year organising and working with this workshop, …

A dessert that doubles for art

watch this video and learn how to make an impressive, interactive dessert that can also double for art! Easy to replicate at home, really going to impress your guests!   #TrySomethingNew Interesting eating experiences will be carved in memory. So why choose to be forgotten? Experiment and serve unique eating experiences and you shall never …

Concluding Ramadan Special 2014 With A Spotlight On Sustainability

So here we go, another Ramadan Special behind us and a whole lot of topics, people, brands, causes and things to consider. While each guest comes from a different background, and each demonstrated and explored their area of interest, there was one consistent message that I have focused on this Ramadan Special and wanted to …

How to Prepare Artichokes for Stuffing

Are you like me? I love artichokes whichever way they are prepared. But they have to be fresh artichokes, because they are no way near the watered down, brined, canned ones. It is unfortunate that we don’t always get fresh artichokes here, because I love this vegetable, love preparing it and then really enjoy eating …

Thoughts born in the stillness after a dinner party

This is not part of my ongoing food series, however, it is a necessary interruption at this point. My heart goes out to Falasteen. *** As I look at the stained cloth over the dinner table, the burned down candles, the empty plates, the scattered chairs, the empty cups and the few half-full ones, I …

Planting Tips For Your Balcony’s Miracle Garden

  As you’ve seen in yesterday’s video, you can plant your own Miracle Garden on your balcony. So now you can grow your own organic herbs, fruits and vegetables as well as have them! In today’s video, Laura shares with us some planting tips to get you started, including sprouting pips, and planting roots as …

Dubai’s Latest Trend – Balcony & Urban Gardening

  I have always loved gardening, planting, all things green really. I love watching plants grow, and really enjoy the company of green and airy scenery… who doesn’t! With that said, I could be the worst at gardening lol. No really, people who know me well, know that I keep planting things and trying to …

Expert Advice on Starting A Career In The Food Industry

It has never been more exciting to work in the food industry as it is today! And especially in Dubai the community is thriving and growing by the second as many people are joining the industry. Chefs, bloggers, photographers, stylists, writers, critics, reviewers, suppliers, restaurateurs to even Media and TV personalities, the industry seems to …