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Food Trends 2017

Food Trends for 2017

Move over kale, obsessively-decorated smoothie bowls and the calorie-laden monster-shakes. The global food trends for 2017 is going to be everything 2016 was not!…

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Dessert Thursday: Malva pudding

Follow this traditional malva pudding recipe to make one of South Africa’s favourite desserts. Serve with custard, fresh cream or ice cream. For PuddingIngredients Quantity Castor…

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Culinary Trends for 2017

Industrial predictions have been rolling in for 2017, and culinary industry is also on the raise to predict the upcoming trends for this year….

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Fresh Out of the Oven

  Coming home to the whiff of freshly baked goodies is something that brings an easy smile to anybody’s face. It could be a…

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Creativity as a Chef

  “Cooking is a creation. As a creation, it is a personalized view of the way we like to express our feelings. It is…

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Chai Karak

The fragrant and creamy Chai Karak stands strong as a brew that is gaining popularity in the ‘Khaleeji’ region. The beverage owes its humble…

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Strawberry Smoothie

After the holidays, start with some protein shake to give you an extra boost in the morning! Strawberry Smoothie by Chef Marco Morana Ingredients…

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Ramadan Series: Umm Ali

The National dish of Egypt, Umm Ali also called Om Ali- translated as Ali’s Mother. This scrumptious dessert is a Middle Eastern version of…

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Ramadan Series: Logaimat

Fried dough balls, originating from the middle east. A typical Ramadan delight, often served along with sweetened date syrup, or soaked in a rose-based…

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Ramadan Series: Tuffah Sharab

A milk-based sweetened refreshing drink, mainly prepared for Ramadan. The addition of apple not only makes it far more delicious, but also highly nutritional….

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The Ramadan Series: Gahwa

The ceremony of preparing and enjoying Gahwa is the result of a unique heritage, ancestral know-how, and gracious hospitality. The particularity of the Gahwa…

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Alfajores Cookies

Alfajore is a Spanish delicacy produced in a variety of different recipes. The most traditional recipe contains flour, honey, almonds, hazelnut and several spices….

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The Mentor

  Here at the International Centre for Culinary Arts – ICCA Dubai,  we chef instructors are not just teachers, but are actually life coaches…