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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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Jun 12, 2018

A chat with the man who is kindling Londoner's love for age-old Iraqi cuisine - Philip Juma, the founder and head chef of Juma Kitchen.

About Philip Juma and Juma Kitchen

In 2012, Philip Juma founded Juma Kitchen in London to showcase his Iraqi culinary heritage to fellow Londoners. His goal was to change the way Iraq...


May 29, 2018

The history, anatomy and connoisseur's checklist for Vada Pav with Kalyan Karmakar, Indian food blogger and writer.

What is Vada Pav?

Omnipresent on the streets of Mumbai, Vada Pav comprises a fat spiced potato patty within a tender "pav" bun. Different chutneys - sweet or spicy - might accompany the vada pav depending...


May 15, 2018

The second part of a two-part series uncovering Fujairah's first-ever oyster farming operation, Dibba Bay Oysters, along with an exquisite smoked oyster tasting at the Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort. 

Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort

The Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort is a luxury beach resort set along the coast of Dibba...


May 1, 2018

Uncovering Fujairah's first-ever oyster farming operation, Dibba Bay Oysters, after an exquisite smoked oyster tasting at the Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort. 

Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort

The Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort is a luxury beach resort set along the coast of Dibba and against the backdrop of the majestic...


Apr 17, 2018

An enlightening interview with Claudia Roden, the legendary Middle Eastern food writer who's been publishing her cookbooks since 1968.

Podcast References

Visit Claudia Roden's Amazon page here to see her incredible list of cookbooks on Middle Eastern food, Jewish food, Italian cooking, Mediterranean cookery, outdoor...