RESTAURANT REVIEW - Nueva by Chef Michael Swamy

With minimalist cooking, stirred by nature and garnished with love, the distance between dull and delicious can be measured in the molecular realm of flavors at… 615 more words

Cooking With Tea

Tostones Rellenos (Filled Plantain Cups)

First things first – If you LOVE plantains this one is for you! If you DON’T LOVE plantains this one is still for you ( 887 more words



  1. Cut fish of choice into small cubes / peel and devein shrimp (for either fish, shrimp, or mixed ceviche)
  2. Boil water in a pot
  3. While you wait for the water to boil, juice 3-5 limes and an orange in a large bowl…
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Review On El Mero Mero

This review was original done in my Facebook.

Having dinner with a lady friend at this place on a Friday night. I’m quite familiar with Chijmes as always been there for meals. 258 more words



I talked about the amazing soups of Ecuador. Encebollado (pronounced: ensayboyado) is by far my favorite, and I crave it everyday now, oh dear. It is advertised outside of restaurants as it’s main food. 281 more words

Chimichurri – Your New Best Friend

Looking to spice things up – both figuratively and literally?!?! Same. I always am trying to switch things up and try new things. Whether it’s a workout, recipe, or hairstyle. 390 more words

Celiac Disease

Stay tuned for a new restaurant spotlight!

Can you guess the cuisine?  Hint: South American infusions meet bold and  complex flavours.  I’ll be in the kitchen in one of Dubai’s greatest gems. Find out where tomorrow on the blog!