Archive for April, 2013

Recipes

Flourless lime and coconut cake

Flourless lime and coconut cake

This is officially the best cake in the world (according to me). Wheat free, grain free, dairy free, low in fat (but not in sugar – hey, you can’t have it all), moist, finely textured, exotic, pretty, keeps well and is incredibly easy to make. AND it tastes like lemon […]

April 11, 2013 ×

Eating up Dubai, News Events and More

Silvena Rowe – Can she shake up Dubai’s Middle Eastern cuisine?

Silvena Rowe – Can she shake up Dubai’s Middle Eastern cuisine?

“Do you like it here? Is there culture?” she asks. I’m supposed to be interviewing her, but she’s putting out feelers – she’s considering moving here, and bringing her cuisine with her. Studying her, it’s not hard to imagine her fitting in. Gold mirror glasses, leopard print tee with sparkle, […]

April 2, 2013 ×

Wine O'Clock

Veuve Cliquot Vintage Reserve 2004

Veuve Cliquot Vintage Reserve 2004

The Vintage Brut resents dryer and crisper than the NV, with more bready character and a concentration on mineral and savoury characters with some reserved green apple fruit. Slightly austere in flavours, but the body makes this wine more of a mouthful than other aperitif style Champagnes. Will probably age […]

April 2, 2013 ×