Foodie Focus: Following Passions, Realising Dreams

  How often do we hear the phrase “Follow your dreams”? How many of us have done all they could to realise these dreams, and how many of us have actually made them come true? Dreams are very hard to realise and that has made most people very cynical about the phrase, and about the …

Foodie Focus: Honey! Let’s Focus On Preservation, Not Depletion

  Some say childhood memories are forever and shape the people we become as adults, this is the story of Riath Hamed, the founder of Balqees Honey, one of the most celebrated honey brands. I met Riath a couple of years ago, when he had come to a styling and photography workshop I worked on to introduce …

Dubai’s Favourite Shakshooka

  Every city you go to you find the local residents raving about a specific place, food or specialty. In Dubai everyone raves about the Baker & Spice Shakshooka. This saucy, flavour-packed absolutely delicious Shakshooka is the talk of the town. People have it for breakfast, lunch or dinner and during Ramadan, Baker & Spice …

Foodie Focus – Slow Food Dubai

  “The pace at which a snail goes through life holds a valuable health lesson. Its unhurried existence and sensitivity to the environment have become the symbol of a crusade against the pervasive fast-food culture. Slow Food, which is represented by a red snail, is a movement that began in Italy 24 years ago. It …

Set A Beautiful Table In Less Than 5 Minutes

  Setting the table is the one place where you show your personal style, where you transform the hard work that took place in the kitchen into a painting of sorts, painted by the colours of your food, plates and gorgeous set up. This is after all where you will display all your tasty masterpieces …

What To Do With Leftover Bread & Plating The Soup + Tips for Donating Food

  In today’s video, Food Stylist and Chef Fiona Archibold shares with us her tips on how she utilises leftover bread in two very delicious ways. She also shares with us her fabulous Spinach Meatballs recipe, which produces succulent, tender and very juicy meatballs that you can serve with soups or serve as a canapé …

Introducing Ramadan Special 2014

I had been looking forward for Ramadan to start for a while now, and now that it is here, I can start sharing with you this year’s debut Ramadan Special posts. If you are new to this blog and don’t know what am talking about, I have an annual tradition of posting daily during the …

Ramadan Tents, A Popular Activity During Ramadan

Look, I don’t normally do reviews on this blog. I always recommend my personal experiences which I have found outstanding because I really love to share good experiences with you and encourage you to try them. This may sound like a review, but it really is a recommendation, done simply because I found it extremely …

Healthy Ramadan Tips brought to you by OBE Organic

OBE Organic and I have put together a list of ‘Ramadan Healthy Eating Tips’ in order to help you enjoy delicious meals without sacrificing your health this Ramadan. These tips are also taking into consideration the long hours of fasting and how to maintain your energy levels in the best way possible, as well as of …