Creating a tantuni the traditional way

A Turkish fast food named Tantuni

Tantuni is "a traditional Southern Turkey street food cuisine", which comprises of "thinly diced beef cooked in a special way in our special pans with Turkish spices", according to Cem Sungar, owner of the two-week old restaurant of the same name, nestled amidst the towers of Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) in Dubai. I was intrigued, … Continue reading A Turkish fast food named Tantuni

Eat like an Egyptian at Hadoota Masreya

Eat like an Egyptian at Hadoota Masreya

Molokheya with rice and fried chicken "Do you want to go to the best Egyptian restaurant in town?" asked John 'Foodie' Bambridge, mysteriously. I didn't bite. Surely all restaurants claim they're the best, and his question was based on a one-line review he found on the internet. The internet. Untrustworthy little thing. He changed tactics: … Continue reading Eat like an Egyptian at Hadoota Masreya

I got drenched & nearly stood up…but the rogan gosht made up for it

Note: this post has been slowly marinating in the drafts section, waiting to see light of day, for two months. Yup, that's how far behind my posts are. The memories might be sketchy, but my feelings for the place stay true. I met Rohit three days before this food jaunt. As I said in the … Continue reading I got drenched & nearly stood up…but the rogan gosht made up for it