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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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Jul 10, 2018

Feasting on Ethiopian doro wat and injera with Sara Aradi at her restaurant in Dubai, Al Habasha.

Visiting Al Habasha Restaurant

If you'd like to visit Al Habasha, we recommend the Hor Al Anz branch (GPS link). Here's the website if you'd like to check out the other branches. We also love their misir (lentils), atar...


Jun 26, 2018

Exploring the national dish and pride of Jordanians, mansaf and its key ingredient jameed, with Dubai-based Jordanian food personality, Maisaa Meqdadi.

About Maisaa Meqdadi

Maisaa Meqdadi is a Jordanian from Palestine who now lives with her family in Dubai. While she is a civil engineer by profession, she has also...


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...