Category: People & Chefs

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Quique Dacosta | When Food Becomes An Enigma

Each person is an enigma. You’re a puzzle not only to yourself but also to everyone else, and the great mystery of our time is how we penetrate this puzzle. ∼ Theodore Zeldin enigma ɪˈnɪɡmə/ noun noun: enigma; plural noun: enigmas a person or thing that is mysterious or difficult to understand. Difficult to understand, yet beautiful and stimulating to the senses… mysterious yet … Read More Quique Dacosta | When Food Becomes An Enigma

ChefXChange | When A Chef Comes Home

Get to know the Chef and you will start to enjoy dining out even more. ∼ John Walters Nominated for #MasalaAwards2015 as Best Asian Blog! To vote for me, please click here… masala.com/awards And how much better can you know your chef than when he comes home into your own kitchen to cook? And serves delicious food – course by course, and leaves your … Read More ChefXChange | When A Chef Comes Home

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Keeping Up With Chef Vikas Khanna | Igniting Sheer Passion!

The Power of Food is really Spiritual. It not only brings the whole family together on the same table, but also brings the whole world together. ∼  Vikas Khanna From receiving acclaim for his good looks as well as his passion for cooking, it is hard to keep up with all the titles that are conferred on Chef Vikas Khanna. A restaurateur, a TV … Read More Keeping Up With Chef Vikas Khanna | Igniting Sheer Passion!

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Ronda Locatelli | The Truffle Story With Giorgio Locatelli

Poetry on Truffles! No, I haven’t been brought up with the knowledge of these ‘fruiting body of a subterranean Ascomycete fungus’ that creates such an exciting topic of conversation amongst my foodie friends. It was not until I read a post written by Francine (aka Life in the Food Lane) that I became completely mersmerised by truffles. In her post,  The Truffle Hunter and … Read More Ronda Locatelli | The Truffle Story With Giorgio Locatelli

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Greg Malouf | Unlocking Of Clé Dubai

A home grown restaurant – a home grown destination restaurant – a home grown fine dining destination restaurant – a Michelin starred Chef’s home grown fine dining destination restaurant (striking the previous part after a Michelin controversy that ensued with a comment left behind by a very respected food expert and some email exchanges wit the restaurant PR) – the tags had been increasing … Read More Greg Malouf | Unlocking Of Clé Dubai

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Omnia Gourmet by Chef Silvena | Decadence, Deliciousness & A Lot of Expectations!

Everybody in Dubai knows celebrity chef Silvena Rowe right now. Solving weekly kitchen problems as the Domestic Diva in the popular Friday Magazine and doling out scrumptious exotic-do-able-at-home recipes, she is probably the only resident celebrity chef in Dubai. She is also the only celebrity chef on my speed dial. I have been following her journey in the UAE since last year when I … Read More Omnia Gourmet by Chef Silvena | Decadence, Deliciousness & A Lot of Expectations!

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P.F. Chang’s | Dynamite Shrimp For Breakfast And Talking To Philip Chiang

‘So what do you think is the reason that you like Dynamite Shrimp?’ or ‘Do you think that PF Chang’s will work in India?’ – well, these were the questions that I was being asked by Mr Philip Chiang, the co founder of P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, the popular American casual dining restaurant chain. And I thought that I had come to interview him! … Read More P.F. Chang’s | Dynamite Shrimp For Breakfast And Talking To Philip Chiang

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Sumac Octopus with Pomegranate | Recipe From Celebrity Chef Silvena Rowe

Sumac Octopus with Pomegranate Category – Seafood/Salad; Cuisine type – Ottoman/Middle Eastern Courtesy: Chef Silvena Rowe and The H Dubai Celebrity Chef Silvena Rowe chose to share this amazing recipe from her cookbook Orient Express, specially for my blog readers. The salad looks very dramatic and vibrant, just like Silvena’s personality. It’s easy, uses the popular local spice Sumac and can easily be stirred … Read More Sumac Octopus with Pomegranate | Recipe From Celebrity Chef Silvena Rowe

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