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Recipes

Simple Tuna Pasta

Simple Tuna Pasta

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. […]

January 30, 2014 ×

Recipes

Fideuà with prawns and calamari

Fideuà with prawns and calamari

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, […]

November 11, 2013 ×

Eating up Dubai

Food shopping secrets in Dubai

Food shopping secrets in Dubai

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 […]

September 16, 2013 ×

Eating up Dubai

To market, to market – Barracuda and other fishy feeds around Dubai

To market, to market – Barracuda and other fishy feeds around Dubai

“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 […]

June 4, 2013 ×

Culinary Travel

Eating on the South Coast of Sri Lanka

Eating on the South Coast of Sri Lanka

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 […]

February 11, 2013 ×

Culinary Travel

Tarascon – the Maman of markets

Tarascon – the Maman of markets

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. […]

July 13, 2012 ×