Chicken and Green Pea Saffron Rice Cake recipe
(Persian Tahchin Morgh) This recipe is a deliciously aromatic layered savoury chicken and rice cake that is a specialty in Iran. In Farsi, ‘Tahchin’ means “arranged in the bottom and ‘Morgh means chicken. It’s a great dish for entertaining and sharing. Serves: 6 Prep time: 30 min Cooking time:... Read more
Kofta, Eggplant and Potato Casserole recipe
(Iraqi Tepsi Beitinjan) This recipe is inspired by a traditional Iraqi dish. ‘Tepsi’ is a reference to a baking dish or casserole, and ‘Beitinjan’ means eggplant in Arabic. This is a deeply satisfying dish with layers of kofta, potato, onions, capsicum and eggplant in a rich tomato sauce. This... Read more
Changing the colour of your plate can make you lose weight
We all know colour has an effect on our moods, but did you know that it can also affect your eating habits?  Food is a multi-sensory experience. It is undisputed that the smell of the food is the first thing that attracts you. But what about the colour of... Read more
Looking for an unforgettable iftar? Break your fast at these restaurants
Here are 3 iftars that you should totally try this Ramadan. Emirati Experience This Ramadan, immerse yourself in an authentic local iftar experience.  Tucked in the brilliant halls of Dubai Festival City mall, step into the past, quite literally, as you set foot inside Al Fanar Restaurant.  With its... Read more
Gift someone a bowl of Ramen this Ramadan
In celebration of the holy month of Ramadan, wagamama has launched their “Ramen Act of Kindness” campaign. The exciting initiative allows individuals to show their love and appreciation through a warm, sumptuous bowl of ramen. ramadan is the season of giving and what better way to celebrate than to... Read more
Are you storing food in your freezer the wrong way?
The Do’s and Don’ts of Freezing Food Not all food freezes the same, so it’s essential to know the right ways to store them so you can avoid freezer burn and food wastage. Freezing Vegetables You have to know that you can’t freeze green vegetables for more than 3... Read more
6 iftars that you should experience this Ramadan
Tired of traditional iftar buffets? Break your fast here.   Turkish Affair Enjoy Ramadan treats whilst basking in awe-inspiring views of the Dubai Fountains and Burj Khalifa, at Günaydin Dubai. Their well-crafted set menu features a wide variety of Turkey’s finest specialties such as   ‘Örgü Peyniri’ (braided cheese), ‘Fıstıklı Kebap’... Read more
Iftar has never been this exciting
Chef Pradeep Khullar brings retro innovation to iftar If you love surprises, you will definitely want to enjoy your next iftar at Royal Jodhpur Dining. And let me tell you, I never thought breaking fast could be this exciting. For Ramadan this year, Jodhpur has opted for a retro-innovative... Read more
Stop doing these harmful habits this Ramadan
Ramadan is a time for peace, sacrifice and reflection. However sometimes, unbeknownst to us, the holy month comes with habits that are actually harmful. With back to back gatherings and buffets, we may start to lose sight of a stable and healthy lifestyle. Many people believe that because they... Read more
Street-food with a soul at JLT
Forget the usual curry house clichés. This is proper Pakistani food, all ripped from the pages of mum’s recipe book. Known for being a staple in the food truck scene, Moti Roti, the first ever healthy, wholesome authentic Pakistani soul food, has opened their first location in JLT, offering a fun,... Read more