Category: Dubai

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Chef’s Table At Thiptara | And A Romantic Dinner Invite From The Palace Downtown!

Win a romantic dinner giveaway for a couple from Thiptara  I’ve been writing on Thailand in my last few posts and I can only say that I’ve never been so inspired on my travels as I have been on this trip. Apart from writing travel posts loaded with images and food thoughts, I wanted to continue this brilliant journey with my readers in Dubai. … Read More Chef’s Table At Thiptara | And A Romantic Dinner Invite From The Palace Downtown!

Feteer Meshaltet In Video | Talking To Celebrity Chef Joe Barza

Feteer Meshaltet, Fetir or Fateer is the Egyptian layered pastry meaning ‘cushion-like pie’ – the stuffing or the filling coming in the form of chicken and cheese, sausage and cheese, tomatoes and olives, cream and honey or traditionally the simple Kraft Cheese! Had as a sweet or a salty savoury, the making of Feteer is an art in itself – a dramatic, action packed … Read More Feteer Meshaltet In Video | Talking To Celebrity Chef Joe Barza

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Semaiya Kheer or Vermicelli Pudding to celebrate Eid

Childhood memories of Eid bring in the sweet taste of Semaiya Kheer or vermicelli pudding, also called Shemaiyer Payesh in Bengali. Eid Mubarak! Festivities bring in lots of varied emotions… emotions of togetherness, memories of childhood and hope for the future. Nothing like being in a city like Dubai, where people from all over the world come together and call them their homes. The word Eid means ‘festivity’ in Arabic. And … Read More Semaiya Kheer or Vermicelli Pudding to celebrate Eid

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Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa | A Twitterati Lunch

‘We are pleased to accommodate families; however, children under 10 years of age are not permitted in the resort’ – reads Al Maha Resort’s Child Policy. A private sanctuary located in 225 sq kms of the protected Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, the resort almost fits into the environment and is home to many species of animals, birds and flora and fauna. Though the Z-Sisters … Read More Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa | A Twitterati Lunch

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Al Fanar Restaurant & Cafe in Dubai | My First Authentic Emirati Food Experience!

Al Fanar Restaurant & Cafe is the first restaurant in the UAE serving Emirati cuisine. Finding Al Fanar was indeed a soulful rescue. The UAE’s expatriate population had till now, a very limited opportunity to know about the Emirati Cuisine until and unless someone has had the chance to be invited by an Emirati into his/her home. This was officially the first time we were going to experience Emirati food and needless to say we that we were really looking forward to it.