Chocolate & Raspberry Tart

This summer I was fortunate enough to collaborate with the Landmark Group as part of their Beat Diabetes initiative to create a cookbook showcasing easy, quick and healthy recipes. Encouraging people to simply substitute whatever ingredients and methods of cooking that they can, for healthier alternatives. To read more about the collaboration: Homey’s Guide to a...

Read More
Homey's Guide to a Healthy Ramadan

This summer I was fortunate enough to collaborate with the Landmark Group as part of their Beat Diabetes initiative. With the aim of creating awareness about the prevention and management of diabetes, the Beat Diabetes initiative was launched in 2009 in UAE as part of the Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility. Diabetes rates are soaring in the...

Read More
PLAY

If you’ve dined in either of the Zuma restaurants in Dubai or Abu Dhabi, you’ve certainly had a taste of Reif Othman’s genius. He recently resigned from his role as regional executive chef of Zuma Restaurants and is now the Chef De Cuisine at Play –  and that is all it took to get that restaurant...

Read More
Milkcow

The dreamiest, milkiest soft serve ice cream. Ever. And it’s just in time for summer! Oh – and it’s completely organic and preservative-free as well – meaning due to its short shelf-life, is produced fresh on a daily basis. Quality > Quantity at this trendy South Korean ice cream parlour, which is what I loved most about...

Read More
La Tablita

Dubai’s newest Mexican hotspot is giving everyone something to taco ’bout! La Tablita is the brainchild of award winning chef Carlos Hannon (ex- Tortuga) and alongside him, Chef de Cuisine Daniel Hurtado, his protégé who is leading the restaurant. The name ‘La Tablita’ means small board or table, hence, the food is served on such...

Read More