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Eating up Dubai, Ingredients

Truffle love…

Truffle love…

It’s that time of year again. The Fiera del Tartufo is in full swing, and wouldn’t I like to be there? Or even better, fossicking around the Alban or Umbrian hills with a beagle in the crisp autumn air, trying to find that white gold myself… Ahh, I love truffles, […]

November 8, 2014 ×

Eating up Dubai

Eataly – the megadeli

Eataly – the megadeli

I first came across Eataly in Bologna. I had been dubious even then – a city full of artisinal produce, ancient delis and one of the pioneering regions for Slow Food was spread before me, and yet everyone who had anything to do with food, wine or the city itself, […]

January 8, 2014 ×

Eating up Dubai

Armchair food travel

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 […]

March 7, 2012 ×

Culinary Travel, Eating up Dubai

Sweets in the Emirates – what and where to buy in Dubai

Sweets in the Emirates – what and where to buy in Dubai

I miss sugar. I’ve left it like an alcoholic leaves a drink. Precariously, I walk this sugar-free tightrope between poisoned pleasure and healthy pain, and every so often I fall. Arabia is obsessed with sugar. I see it every day in a multitude of disguises – each one more entrancing […]

February 14, 2012 ×