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Silvena Rowe – She’s arrived, so what do we think?

Silvena Rowe – She’s arrived, so what do we think?

A couple of months back, I told you about a chef who was going to move to Dubai and set up shop, and I was pretty excited. Silvena Rowe meant something to me that tickled a nerve – she meant that maybe we would see a grander scale movement towards […]

July 23, 2013 ×

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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 ×

Culinary Travel, Eating up Dubai

Finding a slice of Baghdad in Dubai

Finding a slice of Baghdad in Dubai

When I started the year, I thought over a few of my highlights of the last. Can you remember me mentioning Arva Ahmed of Frying Pan Adventures? Well, I’ve recently been on a second tour with Arva, and it was even better than the last. So much so, that she […]

March 24, 2013 ×

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 ×

Eating up Dubai

Almaz by Momo

Almaz by Momo

I love finding a secret. It pampers the selfish egotistical side of me. I’m clever enough to know this secret, and nobody else does. Will I tell them about it? Or will I keep it to myself, selfish, enjoying the quiet Friday lunches. I mean, if I tell you all […]

April 25, 2011 ×