Recipe: Rum Fruit Cake

It’s the 1st blog post of the year 2017, so why not make it a sweet one? I’ve tried my hand at the famous old recipe of a rich fruit cake but, alas, what is life without its twists (Spice) and turns (Rum) and who said these should be devoured only around Christmas? I say.. let’s make, bake and in return it’ll… help see us through the year and whatever curve balls it throws at u...
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Eat like a local: Paraguay

Whoever said “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper” has obviously never been to Paraguay, where the food is not only cheap but delicious and drool-worthy and where it’s possible to eat every meal like a king! In October 2014, I had the opportunity from Gadventures to travel through a few countries in South America. While Paraguay was never...
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Recipe: Pan Seared Salmon

2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 (3-ounce) salmon fillets Salt and pepper Tablespoon of ginger garlic paste for marinade Oregano, for marinade 1/2 Lemon slices, for marinade Liberally season salmon fillet without skin with the ginger and garlic paste, oregano, with salt and pepper. Finally squeeze lemons over everything and leave to rest in your re...
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La Veranda – Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai.

I love restaurants by the sea that imbibe the beach ambience into their decor. Where you can enjoy sun-kissed skin, kick off your heels and have your toes in the sand and the sound and sights of the sea. Thats exactly what we got, with our beach front table at La Veranda. Its the ideal place to tuck in a pizza, bruschetta and other Italian delights. We started with some chicke...
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Avasa – St. Regis, Saadiyat Island.

The reason i like to try Indian food in countries other than India is because the flavours are blended in a way, to match its new local environment. Avasa’s new menu has not only ranked them as the most creative Indian cooking restaurant in Abu Dhabi but also a very good contemporary one. The flavours are inspired by the chef’s willingness to experiment and has a tendency...
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5 Must try Malay dishes.

If I could pick and choose the next country i fly to, I would pick Malaysia. And it would only be because of the food there. This craving is strongly influenced by my Malaysian flat mate who loves to cook up a storm in the kitchen and flood our apartment with drool-worthy scents. After having tasted quite a variety of dishes, here are some everyone should try: NASI LEMAK: ...
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Summer Treat: Watermelon & Feta Salad

Psst. (Scroll to bottom for the IKEA giveaway details.)                                              The combination of salty feta and of sweet watermelon might seem strange at first , but it is very common in the Mediterranean. Watermelon, apparently originated in the Nile valley and with its greater than 90% water content, it is perfect for any sweltering summer heat. Given t...
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A taste of Brazilian summer in Dubai

The first time i had a bowl of Açai was while i was sun-bathing on the beaches of Ilha grande which is an island in Brazil. Thereafter i was hooked and i made sure i got my daily dose of Açai without fail. In Brazil, Açai cafes, fruit shops and natural food eateries are on every street corner. These serve everything you could imagine – Açai juices, bowls of frozen Açai with f...
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Caramelising City – Mumbai’s best caramel custards.

Caramel Custard is a creamy and scrumptious dessert made with caramelised sugar, eggs, milk and vanilla essence. The quintessential dessert that was once served to the reserved palate of Sahibs and Memsahibs of the British era. It is now accessible to the simple man with its yum dollops of tasty and its magnificent texture and mouthwatering taste. Being one of my favourite dess...
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Dubai’s finest burgers

This article was originally published on Dubai Voyager in April 2015. While the hamburger may have taken its name from the city of Hamburg, it is undoubtedly the Americans that have brought this humble meat sandwich to its current fame.But Dubai seems to be catching onto the craze with burgers varying in prices from Dhs25 - Dhs130  Here are some of Dubai’s finest burgers: Shak...
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