5 Turkey Sides With Pumpkin For Thanksgiving

It is Thanksgiving, so let me start by saying Happy Thanksgiving to all of you 🙂 Are you all ready and turkeys ready for the oven? Well then, you can always add a delicious side to turkey; so how about the beautiful pumpkins and squash for that? Pumpkins and the varieties of Winter Squash are all in …

Healthy Eating for Diabetes on World Diabetes Day

On World Diabetes Day ‘Decide Diabetes Initiative’ together with myself and Dr. Wafa Helmi, the founder of ‘Sweet Kidz’ got together with media representatives to kick off the ‘Raising Diabetes Healthy Eating Awareness’ project. The event took place at the beautiful Miele Gallery’s state of the art kitchen, where we discussed diabetic health, and healthy …

Food: The Other Side of The Coin & Social Responsibility

My line of work and website are dedicated to all things food. Anyone who reads my posts, who knows me knows that I am passionate about food. Like everyone else, I believe that food is a basic necessity, a pleasure, and a nutrient to both our bodies and souls. I also believe that food connects us …

Understanding Cheese

Cheese A dairy product that was essentially created as a form of preservation of milk – through salting, curdling and basketing. There are many types of cheese and thus a variety of textures, flavours and even colours. When it comes to choosing which cheese to have, or even understanding cheese pairing for drinks or in cookery, you …

Perfecting The Cheeseboard

 “A silence fell at the mention of Gavard. They all looked at each other cautiously. As they were all rather short of breath by this time, it was the camembert they could smell. This cheese, with its gamy odour, had overpowered the milder smells of the marolles and the limbourg; its power was remarkable. Every …

Rolls & Tartines

“As with wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.” – Cicero   When we think home entertaining we mostly think fussy! We fuss about what to cook, how to serve, what drinks… we also fuss about how it will all be received, how talented we will appear, how …

Starting A Career In Food – Make That Dream A Reality

Your words to me… “I have always dreamed of having my own small bakery…” , “I love baking, but it never works with me…” , “I want to start a food blog…” , “Why is my blog not getting good readings?…” , “I hate my job, wish I could do something I love… like you…” …

Back to School Lunch Box Planner

 Send Your Love In A Lunchbox The past week had been all about getting the kids back in the mood for school. Creating back to school excitement, is not easy especially when the kids grow enough to understand that school means routine and work, while vacations are all about doing fun things! So we try… …

Arabic Desserts Buffet – Entertain That Sweet Tooth

“Dima, I feel like a domestic goddess right now!” – Nielouphar’s comment after making my Pistachio Cake with Rosewater Cream   Whenever I plan a menu, I actually start with desserts! I even plan my whole menu around the desserts I want to serve! My husband always tells me: “You like to entertain at home …

An Exquisite Appetisers Buffet

“Wow such amazing recipes have tried a few & they taste so delicious. Thanks a lot for sharing such wonderful recipes” –   Amrita Jawahar’s comment on Sfeeha post   I don’t know if you feel the same way, but sometimes I like to indulge on appetisers and really don’t feel like eating the rest …