I’m quite famished. Sally and I are hovering around one of the oldest mosques in Istanbul, obscured by the trade of food and coffee, canopies littered with branches and leaves of ancient trees that have resisted the pollution and pushes of the Beyoğlu neighbourhood, and somehow find themselves taller than the […]
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This is the winning dish from Mumtaz Mahal’s recent “Grandma’s Recipes” competition. Ms. Ritu Chaturvedi has been kind enough to share it with me and allow it to be added to the blog. This is a traditional breakfast made of three main components – the bread (or Puri/poori), and the […]
Shakshouka (or shakshuka) is a dish I first tried at Baker and Spice, Dubai. It hails from Northern Africa, but other areas over the middle east, and the Ottoman empire also lay a claim to it’s invention. Simply, it is baked eggs in a rich sauce. This is fairly close […]
Noodles for breakfast? With fragrant spices and omelet morsels? Doesn’t sound like the kind of thing you could just whip up every morning for breakfast? Well the Emiratis do – citizens of the United Arab Emirates. Maybe not every morning, but more than just sometimes they might prepare this traditional […]