My husband’s been away, and the first thing my kids did was ask me “Mama, can we PLEASE have REAL pasta before Daddy get’s home?” I’ll let you into a secret. It doesn’t matter how often I tell you that there is nothing wrong with gluten free pasta, I’m lying. […]
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The dry hills around Barcelona. A thirteenth century villa. A barbecue and an autumn breeze. And then, to top it all off, Fideuà – the pasta version of paella. What a night – and what a recipe to bring home with me. Make it on a barbecue, an open fire, […]
Well, I guess they’re not really secrets for those in the know, but I’m often asked where to get particular food items in Dubai. I’ll get a little tweet: “hey @the_hedonista – I know it’s the middle of winter, but where can I get zucchini flowers?”, or a food-obsessed mate […]
“We’re not open yet Ma’am,” she says, to my deep frustration – the website says they open at 10 am. “Come back maybe after 1? Everybody is praying.” Every now and then I am reminded I live in a Muslim country. It’s easy to forget, with all the boozing and […]
There’s a building on the corner next to the market. It’s the same colour as the sea just past a reef in the Maldives. A fresh, colour, both cool and deliciously warm at the same time. But it’s cracked in places, slabs of render have fallen off revealing the ruddy […]
Each market in France seems to have its own personality. It’s odd, because often, I see the same vendors in different market squares on different days, and yet they slide into each market puzzle seamlessly. The markets are faces of a partially solved Rubik’s cube, the vendors its coloured squares. […]