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Food in a Basket

  Late spring and the beginning of summer, spells a new dawn for the picnic enthusiasts. Dust the cobwebs from your baskets and shake…

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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Feed Your Soul and Body

What comes to your mind when you hear healthy food? Typically, for most of us healthy means greens, lean proteins, sugar & dairy free,…

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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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Know Your Herbs

Fresh herbs are readily available in every good supermarket, so as a foodie, cook or chef you should get to know your herbs as well as learn how to cook with them.

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Taste of Abu Dhabi

  Taste of Abu Dhabi is a food, drink and music festival, food being the main attraction. A gathering of people from all corners…

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Pumpkin Risotto

  Ingredients Serves 2 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. medium onion (finely chopped) 100 g pumpkin (diced) 200 g Arborio rice 50 ml…

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Tomato Tale

  Tomato which is now an integral culinary ingredient is consumed in a variety of ways, eaten raw or cooked, used in salads and…

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A Waffle Or A Pancake

  Joining the ranks of famous rivalries, the battle between waffles and pancakes has been a tightly-contested one. Floppy, soft and spongy, team pancakes…

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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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The passion to Train

  To impart knowledge on a continual basis is quite a challenge, especially for one to take up but it comes from an innate…

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Cook Up a Career

  Most of us cook to satisfy our hunger while for some the gastronomic wonders of the food travel all the way from the…

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EATING FOR A BETTER WORLD

  We have all heard the word ‘sustainability’ and in our industry, it gets used like “caramelized”, “de-constructed”, “organic” or “healthy” without actually any…

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A Celebrity in the Making

  Nothing screams as loud as your Personality! Whether it impresses or fails to make an impact, your Personality is the trademark of a…

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Sustainability

  Many years ago whilst coming through the ranks of a cook, the word sustainability was not a word that really meant anything to…

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Food Wastage & Recycling

  “Cooking is one of the simplest and most gratifying of the arts, but to cook well one must love and respect food” –Craig Claiborne….

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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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Roasted Leg of Lamb

    An English dinner all-time-favorite, served traditionally with mint sauce and roasting juices, could be stuffed and trussed or trussed after marinating. Could…

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Maiden Rewards

  ICCA Dubai Shaikha Almemeri wins the  Bronze & “Best Hygienic Chef” at the  East Coast Competitions, UAE. “Although I finished everything before the…

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Becoming a Professional Chef

  “Cooking is like Love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at  all.” Harriet Van Horne Passion, Patience, Persistence, Perseverance, Perfection…

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PME Knightsbridge London

    From machining engineers to Educators recognised around the world for innovation, quality and dedication to education in Sugarcraft, with over 50 years…

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Kitchen Essentials

  I recall moving into my first apartment many years ago and wondering what I would need in the soft furnishings side. How would…

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The Sugar Spring Fair

  Spring is upon us and mother earth simply waits to burst into  her full bloom. We at the ICCA Sugarcraft Studio humbly attempt…

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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…