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My Memoirs of Eid

    Growing up in an Industrial Township in an eastern state of India with the most diverse and multi-religious environment are my memories…

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Strawberries & Cream

  Mother Nature has blessed us with her bountiful of beautiful produce. Quintessentially British, it certainly spells long warm summer afternoons sitting on a…

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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…

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Fine Dining Etiquette

  The term Fine Dining brings all kinds of fancy images to mind, from the neatly led out sparkling cutleries to the waiters in…

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My Spouse is a Chef!!

  Beyond the money & position that would eventually come to a chef’s career life, we are all well aware of how challenging and…

Make Life Delicious Stage with Team ICCA and Chef Daniel and Electrolux Influencer, Zahra Abdalla (Cooking with Zahra)

ICCA Powering Taste – 2017

Taste of Dubai 2017, the city’s favourite food, drink, and music festival held last weekend at Dubai Media City’s Amphitheatre, ended on a very…

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Taste of Dubai

  Taste of Dubai is a food, drink and music festival, were top musician Billy Ocean will be performing at the event this year….

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STRAWBERRIES

  “Strawberries are the angels of the earth, innocent and sweet with leafy green wings reaching heavenward”-Terri Guillemets. When Terri quoted thus, her thoughts…

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A Pizza Made to Perfection

  Talk to pizza chefs and they’ll tell you that pizza-making is not merely a case of kneading dough, scattering toppings and shoving in…

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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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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Mmmmm Chocolate!!

  The world’s favourite indulgence, 9 out of 10 people love chocolate.. and the 10th who does not like it, well, usually hates to…

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Keeping Fit Over the Holidays

  Holiday seasons are about family get-togethers, traveling, and delicious feasts. It’s no wonder that our waistlines tend to expand during this time of…

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Fried Food Myths

  Fried food is something that we all enjoy with an added guilty pleasure to it. Do we like it? Well, we love to…

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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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Flower Power

  Nothing says it like flowers! Think Flowers and the first blooming image that comes to mind will have your mood livened up.  Flowers…

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Celebrating Flavours

  With a potentiality of changing history and strengthening bonds, food is ought to be celebrated! Any activity or event involving wafting aromas and…

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Grilled Gourmet

  It is with the grill that the fat cooks off, meat retains its nutrients, food tastes more appetising, and mealtimes get downright fantastic!…

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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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Ghee the Medicinal Fat

  Ghee, the golden yellow essence of milk with a divine nutty aroma is one of the prominent culinary assets of ancient India. To…

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Egg – The All Rounder

  An egg is a universally accepted food for its nutritional value and also for the taste that appeals to everyone’s taste buds. The…

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Celebrating World Chicken Day

  Crossing multiple culinary boundaries with ease and symbolizing nurturance and potency, the chicken has never ceased to subjugate its lovers. The seemingly insignificant…

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Fun With Fondant

  Cakes are the centrepiece of any celebration, an everyday snack or a dessert at the end of a special meal. But between the…

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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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Brewing Up Business

  With a distinct aroma that produces titillating thrills and the vivacity with which it gets us going, it is hard for many of…

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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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Ice it up Royally

  Royal icing is by far one of the most incredibly versatile cake decorating mediums in the baking world. Composed of confectioner’s sugar and…

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Health Peppers

  A great combination of vivid colours, glossy exterior, beautiful shape, crunchy texture and a tangy taste, bell peppers are rightly the jewels of…

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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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Learn to Craft it Sweet

  Cakes and its simple to intricate forms of decorations are always fascinating to look at. The art is so real that it leaves…