I have been meaning to work on my first Risotto for about a year now; it was one of 2 food related new years resolutions, the second being baking bread… it will come, I am going to do it before the end of 2012 for sure. I have seen, heard and read about a lot of Risotto recipes; creamy delicious, broth drenched granules of rice. I had picked up my Arborio rice about 2-3 months ago… and snip snip, the packet was finally opened. Continue reading
I know what you’re thinking.. “How the hell can the words mexican and lasagna be incorporated in the same sentence?” and now you must also be thinking I am still suffering from a New Years hangover; either that or I have completely lost it.
This year one of my many resolutions is to try new things, things that may have amazed me or things that have never been heard of, even if it means testing on a few friends and poisoning a few others in the process. This breakfast lasagna was one such undertaking and I had invited my friend over to come and try out my so-called dish. When I spoke to her I was quite confident that I knew what I was doing and that there was nothing to worry about. Haha.. I think my brain was playing an April Fool’s joke on me a little too early… When I came back home.. even I gasped at my outrageous idea…”Mexican Lasagne ?!??” Continue reading
“The Lady on the water” … dainty and sophisticated yet bold and adventurous. No! This does not have to do with any woman… this post is dedicated to one of the oldest hotels on the Dubai creek; The Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel and Towers. It used to be the only hotel seen from a distance; with its lights tinkling and dancing over the creek, surrounded by bustling shopping districts and traditional souqs. Continue reading