Product Reviews

brown tapioca pearls boba 6
With a bubble tea obsession bordering on crazy, we have been on an aggressive search for tapioca pearls, so that we could make bubble tea in the comfort of our home. After our dismal first attemptĀ at cooking white tapioca, we had all but given up. Until we came face to […]

How To Cook Tapioca Pearls & Where To Find Them ...

nandos extra extra hot
For most people, the first name thatĀ comes to mind when thinking about Portugese cuisine is Nandos. Their signature peri-peri chicken with the famous flavor scale is a mass favorite. And, in a brave initiative by the brand, they have made all the sauces and marinades that they use in the […]

Skip The Ol’ Peri Peri & Try These Nandos Sauces ...

There is something about Dubai Mall and weird, wonderful chocolate ideas that just seems to pull us in like a magnet. We don’t ask for it, it slowly creeps in on us until, before we know it, it’s staring us right in the face. It happened not too long ago […]

Monopoly: Chocolate Edition

barakat chefs fruit and veg 2
Disclaimer: this post isn’t about the healthiest of foods, like carrot sticks and kale chips. It is about compromise, and finding healthier alternatives to fried fatty foods that our hunger pangs seem to magnetically pull us towards Haven’t we all heard this very sound bit of advice? Never go grocery […]

Grocery Shopping On An Empty Stomach? Healthier Snacks You Should ...

If you walk into the kitchen of any foodie who loves to cook, you will find not only the standard kitchenware and equipment, but also the odd whimsical tool here, some quirky cutlery there. Our kitchen is our way of expressing ourselves. It IS who we are to a great […]

The Great British Pie Maker Is Pretty Great

cheetos mexican flamin hot 4
The Flamin’ Hot Cheetos is the Robert Downey Jr. of the snacking aisle. Or Salman Khan, if you’re Indian/Emirati. The one that’s bad for you but oh-so-good. The unhealthy obsession. The controversial, yet undeniably popular. It is the life of every road trip and big game, the post-breakup pick me […]

Celebrity Makeover: Mexican Flamin’ Hot Cheetos