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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 -

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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.


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

Oct 3, 2017

Bonus recipe after our interview on sumac with Dima Sharif, author of Palestinian cookbook Plated Heirlooms, she shares a recipe for a Native American drink called Sumacade.

Oct 3, 2017

Palestinian cookbook author Dima Sharif on the Middle Eastern spice 'sumac;' Gemma Mascarenhas' secret recipe for Singaporean style chilli crabs at her home-grown restaurant Grub Shack in Dubai.


Dima Sharif is the author of a gorgeously photographed and fantastically informative Palestinian cookbook,...

Sep 14, 2017

This debut episode gives you the sweet scoop on what we've got lined up for the Frying Pan Diaries, a podcast that celebrates the mezze of Old World food cultures in and around Dubai. Join us as we feed our insatiable appetite for food history, culture, science, ingredients, recipes and techniques. We'll be launching...