A Michelin Visit To Old Dubai

The Chefs: “We should go to Old Dubai. We hear there is an amazing spice market there.” “Is it true that the old spice routes from India and Asia passed by there in the old days?” Dima: “Why don’t we go check it out? I can take you there.” And we went…. Last November, and …

Where to stay when in Tuscany if you are a nature seeker?

#WhereToStay #Tuscany #NatureSeeker During my latest trip to Italy with the Italian Cuisine In The World Forum, I was meant to meet various local artisanal producers, get to know them, know their products and what makes them stand out. As such, I had been so happy to meet some amazing people, and get to know …

Traditional Upbringing & The Will To Do

She was born to a very traditional backdrop, in a classic city, to a conventional family, for the common lifestyle… She ate her mother’s traditional cuisine and learnt its ways. She went to school and there she learnt the doctrines of classic life. She went to the market and saw these traditions in action… she …

Discovering Morocco

  Nothing can prepare us for visiting a place for the first time! Regardless of how much we read, and how many programmes we watch; how much of it’s food we cook, and how many people we speak with… nothing is like going and experiencing a place first hand.   Morocco exceeded all the expectations …

Experience what’s cooking in Spain! The Ultimate Foodie Tour of Spain

There’s no question Spain is one of the most fascinating culinary destinations in the world, with vast regions of countryside to explore, amazing history, rich culture and absolutely outstanding gastronomy. A Taste of Spain, have put together “The Ultimate Foodie Tour of Spain”, an 8 days’ group culinary tour through Madrid, La Rioja, the Basque …

Middle Eastern Tea Traditions

  “Whither resorting from the vernal heat Shall old acquaintance old acquaintance greet, Under the branch that leans above the wall To shed his blossom over head and feet.” – The Rubaiyat of Omar Al Khayyam   While coffee, especially Turkish and Arabic Coffee are very popular in most Arab countries, tea remains the widest …

5-Day Trip Planner to Mauritius and useful contacts

Now I know that we don’t always get to have enough time to devour a place, so I have put down for you a 5-day trip planner in which you will get to visit all the locations that you must not miss out on. 5 days are manageable and these five days are packed with …

Mauritius Tried and Tested Restaurants & The Island’s Must Eats

Going to Mauritius and not sure where or what to eat? Don’t know what to expect? Worried you might not like the food? Don’t search for McD’s yet! Read this before you go so you don’t miss out on the island’s best food experiences. The Mauritius Food Scene Cuisine Mauritius cooks creole cuisine, which is …