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 …

Thoughts For Aspiring Restaurateurs

Eat to the end, pause and think otherwise don’t judge There is way too much to outstanding food and restaurants, it is hardly ever what you think! To the vulgar diner it is about napkins, silverware, and branded furniture To the ambitious personalities it is about a hefty cheque signed by all that is strategically …

An Environment Friendly Report From The Farmers’ Market With (IFOAM)

Meeting with the Deputy Director of ‘IFOAM’ Last Friday, on the first day of the Farmers’ Market on The terrace, I met with Thomas Cierpka, the Deputy Director of the International Federation Of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM). We chatted about the importance of going organic not only from a health perspective, but also from the …

Did You Know The Farmers LOVE “The Farmers’ Market On The Terrace”?

  A “Farmers’ Market” is not one without the farmers. It is not a food market, not a traders’ market, not a bazar… it is a farmers’ market, manned by the farmers themselves. “The Farmers’ Market On The Terrace” is a community-led initiative that is true to the phrase and therefore is a market that …

Slow Food Dubai & Balcony Gardening Group LOVE The Farmers’ Market

Slow Food Dubai and The Balcony & Urban Gardening Group LOVE The Farmers’ Market On The Terrace and you can find them at the market every Friday. There, you get to swap plants with the Urban & Balcony Gardening Group as well as share successful plant growing tips (we all know growing healthy plants is not …