Hello darlings! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, and had your fill of all the festive delights.
At Christmas time, I usually feel quite home-sick. I miss a good old Kiwi Christmas and all its trimmings.
However, I got lucky this year! My good friend Hema and I go back a long time. She used to live in New Zealand too, and unlike me, has a major passion for cooking. When she heard of my yearning for a Kiwi Christmas, she made it her mission to recreate one right here in the UAE. How blessed am I with a friend like Hema!
And lucky you… Hema has agreed to share some of her prized recipes here. Read on!
Here’s wishing you all a very merry, blessed Christmas…
Mr. Toyoaki Yoneda is a distributor of the highly prized Japanese Wagyu beef. I raved about it in my previous post on the Japanese Food Exhibition, and today Mr. Toyoaki gives us more of an insight into why Japanese Wagyu is so sought-after, and how it is cooked traditionally.
What tops a fun-filled sunny winter’s morning with the family? Having fun for a noble cause ofcourse, and top that with lots of yummy, mouth-watering Italian pizza!
The Pizza Company sponsored the 2nd Annual Fun Fair at the Dubai Center for Special Needs this month.
Apart from The Pizza Company’s signature pizza and pasta dishes, the grounds of the Dubai Center for Special Needs was abuzz with various craft stalls and play areas that kept the little ones preoccupied.
Our kitchen cupboards are stocked with age-old beauty secrets. Come play in the kitchen with me, and lets create face masks that are fresh, fun and super cheap!
I’ve always been a fan of natural, organic beauty products and when you know a face mask is safe enough to lick, its also free of chemical nasties found in many commercial offerings.
Today I’m trying out a super-easy Milk Mask…
We all have a favorite color, but it turns out that color is far from child’s play. Fatima Al Shirawi has it down to a science.
Fatima Al Shirawi is an Emirati entrepreneur, and a qualified Color Psychologist. She is the face behind the phenomenal brand The Gracious F, and I had the pleasure of meeting her this weekend to gain a better insight into her colorful world.
The holiday season is upon us, and so are all the calorie-laden goodies associated with it.
However, at Iris Dubai you can opt to indulge without the bulge with Iris Dubai’s new LITE menu.
Chili’s, the iconic Tex-Mex casual dining chain, is now open in Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi.
I visited their newest branch last night for a scrumptious, indulgent dinner.
Californian smoothie giant Jamba Juice has made its debut into the Middle Eastern market with their very first store in Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi.
Award-winning Korean brand Skin Republic has made its debut into the UAE skincare market, and is now available in select Boots Pharmacies across the UAE!