It was dark. Pitch black really. And there I was, wandering around the streets of Thamel, Kathmandu, trying desperately to find the café called Snowman based on a line from my Lonely Planet guide. I don't have the guide any more, but here's what it says online: "...this is one of those rare Kathmandu hang-outs … Continue reading Searching for a snowman in Nepal
^From Sahar Latheef's table Like an old hand, I've been attending BakeFestDxb since the very beginning (wander down BakeFestDxb memory lane with all previous posts here) ... it's a great way for community bakers to showcase their skills to the world and interact with the world. Every year, Wild Peeta opens up their space to … Continue reading BakeFestDxb: the four-tiered edition
It was my 25th birthday this past Friday (March 2) and I had no plans - which was a first for me. I just want to thank my friends for not listening to my insane desire to be anti-social that day. Ringleaders Shruti and Wajiha organized an immensely well-executed surprise birthday party (code named "Devina's … Continue reading Getting themed and customized cakes in UAE
My first Hallowe'en in the UK, I had these amazingly decorated cupcakes with a good friend of mine while we were exploring Fright Night, a city-wide event Sheffield would put on at Hallowe'en. I thought I'd never see such brilliantly done cupcakes before. And then...these: Hoo boy, did Yasmin (also known as Red Panda) blow … Continue reading Hallowe’en in Dubai
It's been a year since food bloggers based in the UAE formed a coherent and cohesive group. A lot has changed in one year. We started off as less than 10. We're now boasting a group of more than 60 food bloggers (yes, all in the UAE). I didn't know anyone's faces very well last … Continue reading Celebrating 1 year with the UAE food bloggers
Look fearfully off the precipice...wonder if you'll be able to survive the fall? Take a nimble step, dip your toe in the richness of it all. Inhale as the chocolate flows through your veins. See the full gallery on Posterous Take a leap of faith. Drown in decadent, thick, rich and oh-so-sexy chocolate. See the … Continue reading Drown in decadent, thick, rich and sexy chocolate
I'm going to edit the pics and post about the second BakeFest Dubai soon, but just to keep you salivating at the thought...here's a teaser pic of what went down.