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Introducing the 1st food podcast from Dubai with a focus on food stories from the city and the surrounding region. Hosted by Arva and Farida Ahmed, sisters behind Dubai's original food and culture tourism venture, Frying Pan Adventures - fryingpanadventures.com.

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Dec 12, 2017

**Please re-download as the first audio file had an issue during our hot pot segment!**

British-Iranian food writer Sabrina Ghayour on biryani, saffron and Persian cookery; farmer's market regular Sheetal on okra; Chinese hot pot with Xini Wei.

Instagram Competition

We're going to be running a competition from December...


Nov 28, 2017

Nazek Al Sabbagh, co-founder of Malleh Gourmet, on elevating salted fish or 'malleh' to a gourmet product; three meat-loving friends behind The Meating Room, a homegrown concept in Karama with a secret lamb chop marinade.

Malleh Gourmet

Malleh Gourmet is a Dubai-born retail concept that is the brainchild of the Sabbagh...


Nov 14, 2017

Orit Mohammed, founder of Boon Coffee, on the age-old tradition of the Ethiopian coffee ceremony. From roasting to sipping, economics to etiquette, we've brewed an episode dedicated to this invigorating hospitality tradition practiced by Ethiopians all over the country - and abroad.

Boon Coffee is a UAE-based organic...


Oct 31, 2017

Libyan-Palestinian author of Under the Copper Covers, Sherine Ben Halim Jafar, on Libyan cuisine and food as therapy in turbulent times; the fair and flaky twist behind the aloo parathas at Khyber Gate in International City, Dubai. 

PART 1: LIBYAN CUISINE AND FOOD THERAPY

The author of Under the Copper Covers, Sherin...


Oct 17, 2017

Yemeni honey entrepreneur and founder of Balqees, Riath Hamed, on discerning high quality honey; Hussam Al Batta on Palestinian za'atar and cheese mana'eesh at his restaurant, Mama'esh in Business Bay.

PART 1: DISCERNING QUALITY HONEY

Riath Hamed founded Balqees in Dubai in order to make it easier to source high...