What does Dubai Taste Like?

Last weekend was my second experience with Taste of Dubai. If the festival was an accurate representation of the taste of Dubai, the stalls would have been a mix of Lebanese grills and dips, puffy khubz direct from the flame, devilishly hot Pakistani curry, rows upon rows of crisping drippy chicken and mutton for shawarma,…

Porky Belly

It’s Pork Belly, not porky belly, but that’s what you end up with if you eat too much of this. This is the complete opposite of the lovely zingy oil-free salad I last posted up. To be honest, it’s a little deviation from my usual diet too, and something I have never cooked before. It…

Teriyaki Carrot Salad

This is a no-measure salad, but for the benefit of those who like a little guidance, I’ve put approximates in. It’s oil free, gluten free, dairy free. It serves as a great base, and can be added to easily. It is now eaten at least one day per week in one form or another. Ingredients…

Armchair food travel

Different people travel for different reasons. Some like adventure – they seek adrenaline injections at mountain pinnacles, ocean depths, at the end of a rope or the start of a fall. Some need nature. They desire trappings that cannot be found in their common abodes, and instead search for mossy hollows, sweeping savannah, craggy rockscapes…