Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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 -

Follow our journey by subscribing over 

Apple Podcast App  |  Spotify (available on AppStore and Google Play) | Stitcher (available on AppStore and Google Play)  |  Anghami

Or just visit us right here for our latest episodes.

Aug 31, 2020

We discover Azerbaijani cuisine with Jamila Qadir, a Dubai-based journalist from Azerbaijan. She serves us a virtual 3-course feast of traditional plov, kufte bozbash and ajapsandal.

Get Jamila's recipes for her 3-course feast on our blog here.

You can also connect with Jamila over twitter @jamilaqadir.


Aug 24, 2020

We share the quirks and perks of eating with hands across four cultures found in Dubai—Indian, Jordanian, Filipino and Ethiopian—with our Frying Pan Adventures' food tour guides, Farida Ahmed and Nahla Tabbaa.

Visit our blog for a list of restaurants where you can order these traditional meals.

Instagram handles:...

Aug 17, 2020

Two Chinese food afficianados, Xini Wei and Jing Leng, reveal 5 Chinese noodle dishes that you've got to try. 

Get the restaurants, location pins and noodle names shared by Xini and Jing on our blog.

Instagram handles: Xini Wei (@xiniw), Jing Leng (@tinhindubai) Frying Pan Adventures (

Aug 10, 2020

A special episode dedicated to Beirut in the aftermath of the explosions on August 4, 2020. We hear from 5 Dubai-based chefs who are behind the Cook for Beirut dinners to raise funds for the Lebanese Red Cross to aid those affected in Beirut. 

The 5 chefs that joined us on the show are: Bethany Kehdy (@bethanykehdy),...

Aug 3, 2020

*Reposting as the previous Shawarma episode had only music, no shawarma. Sorry about that!*

We share our top spots for shawarma in Dubai and what toppings we strongly believe must (or must not) be in your chicken or meat shawarma. Rerun from Who Run the World podcast.

Get the list and location pins of our favourite...