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Introducing the 1st food podcast from Dubai that showcases the food culture, homegrown food artisans and local food stories of the city. Featured on Emirates Airlines inflight entertainment.

Hosted by Arva Ahmed, co-founder of Dubai's original food and culture tourism venture, Frying Pan Adventures -

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Apr 5, 2021

Melody Mok behind Dubai's latest chilli sauce range, Curious Elephant, gives us delicious (and some rather strange!) pairing ideas for Asian chilli sauce, oil and sambal.

Learn more about Curious Elephant on her website where you can grab a few jars of Mel's hot sauces or meet her in person while the Ripe Market is in season. You can also find a quick listing of the pairings suggested on our our blog here.


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