Romance and an affair with food

#MyDubai is Italian gorge at the moment and I must say lovin’ every minute of this musical language and equally romantic affair with food, where the description of ingredients sounds like love letters written by a smitten lover who’s just met his soulmate. Flirting with the colour of a tomato’s skin, and admiring the textures …

Backstage preview – Final Preps At The Capital Club

So here we go, final preps are being made as only a few days are left for the Italian Cuisine World Summit to start. The Opening Gala is just around the corner, as this Friday the guest Michelin chefs will be cooking up a storm for the opening ceremony invitees in celebration of Italian culture, …

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 …