An epicurean weekend escape in the UAE
If you are looking for an epicurean weekend escape in the UAE, this itinerary created by Foodiva and The Luxury Collection is just for you. Different locales, with a menu inspired by the local flavours of each region, its definitely a treat for a foodie connoisseur.
Locavorism, Friday Market | Tok Palong/Sour Spinach Chutney
Tok Palong/Sour Spinach (above) is a variant of the leafy green Spinach that we are so familiar with. Resembling more like Baby Spinach, these leaves are sour even when they are uncooked. Absolutely new to me, my taste-buds are totally thrilled with this new discovery. And no, I haven’t seen these Spinach variant in any supermarkets in Dubai. I got them from the vegetable market that we always stop at when we head towards the East Coast of UAE – the Friday Market in Fujairah.One of our favourite drives away from the glitzy sky-scraper donned urban landscpae of Dubai is this Friday Market. Takes about an hour to drive to…