Afternoon Tea at TWG Tea Salon & Boutique

It is hard to say when I started loving tea so much and appreciating each smooth sip, but I’ve come far from just karak or masala teas ruled in most Indian homes. In Dubai, tea is easily accessible. Whether procuring an AED 1 cup from cafeterias in Old Dubai to drinking it from posh and…

Beautiful strands of delicate pasta cooked with prawns and spices such as red chilli, cumin and turmeric for a comforting meal; that is attractive and easy to make.

Comforting Prawns Spaghetti in Spices

I carry a dream in my heart to visit Italy, learn their language and watch them cook effortlessly in their home-kitchens, just like how they show us in movies. Until then, I pamper myself with potent Italian stews, cooking pastas and their breads to keep my fantasies alive. When I received an invite to celebrate…

Pita Bhel – Fusion Indian Street Food

If there is one thing I miss in extreme, living away from Bombay, is the city’s street food culture. We do not have a dearth of tiny restaurants selling pani puris or bhel puris in Dubai but it takes away the joy of going out with friends to a beach side or taking a shopping…

Neapolitan Pizza at 800 Degrees, City Centre Deira

We aren’t the biggest fans of mall dining although we love to discover independent food chains after a shopping spree than carrying a beeper in an over-crowded food court or sitting inside a popular chain where dining is busy and impersonal. 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria at Deira City Centre is situated between hugely standard favorites in…

Before summer begin to reduce our open excursions to nil, here are six simple steps to rock your next BBQ picnic, without a backyard, in UAE's open parks.

Six Steps to Rock that BBQ Picnic

Augment of winter reasonably decipher to a season of barbecue or camping or both in the UAE and we’d be soon bidding an adieu to this climate sooner than we’d wish to. Well, we didn’t really had a winter per se, a little below 22C is abundant for outdoor activities and to ignore the fact that hot…

Thermomix Demo Morning With DoinDubai

I love simpler gadgets and gadgets that make life simpler. That sounds like a self-confession, isn’t it? I was invited by Monica Kapila of DoinDubai along with other food bloggers for a lunch at Thermomix office as a part of her Blogger Managed Events to come and see the versatility of this German machine. I’ve…

Mexican inspired spicy chicken, guacamole and rice bowl with pantry staples that is not only filling but healthy too.

Spicy Chicken, Guacamole and Rice Bowl

You all know I am always falling back on my old family recipes but I also love to experiment around the kitchen because there are so many cuisines apart from Indian that influence my meal choices, if not everyday, atleast a week. Those days when I want simple food although won’t settle for ordinary, is…