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 …

What You Will See in a Farm in Oman

Nothing prepares you to the mount of green that is in #Oman!  In my head, Oman is a country that belongs to the hot hot-climate Gulf Region and somehow the image in my head is more of a desert that by virtue of definition lacks such greenery. But not Oman, No! It stunns you with …

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 …

The Ramadan Cuisine & Food Culture in Iraq

“Ramadan is not the month for cooking or tasting experimentations, period. After long hours of fasting, people usually crave comfort foods, and expect to be pampered with the delicious traditional foods they have been dreaming of all day.”                                   …