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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The A to Z of Minced Meat

This post is brought to you by my friends at OBE Organic Halal Beef (Australia)   Did your mother ever tell you that if you want to use minced meat (AKA ground meat), you should mince your own? I know many people (myself included) whose mothers are against buying ready ground meat from supermarkets, and …