Top 5 Culinary Trends in 2016

All that you need to know about the food industry trends of this year in #UAE. The Top 5 Culinary Trends. Read more here.

What A Load Of CRAB!

US fav now anchors in Dubai. And it is all about seafood that is ferried to Dubai from the US. All hail the King crabs at Joe’s Crab Shack. Read more on my post called What A Load Of Crab!

World Food Day

On World Food Day, we must look at the amount of food that goes waste. We can never realise a world free of hunger, if we do not stop food wastage.

Food Woes At Joe’s

So, brother starts a restaurant. But gets it all wrong. Here’s a letter to my bro to sort his thing. Or else the woes will continue at Joe’s

The Man Behind The Fame – Vikas Khanna

The piep-piper of culinary arts, Michelin-starred master chef Vikas Khanna is a name to reckon within India and outside. TV shows, cooking for VIPs, NYC and Dubai restaurants to boot, this witty boy from Amritsar, Punjab has a rags-to-riches story. I sat him down after launching his book World Feast and tried to fork-out the man behind the fame and name of Vikas Khanna.
Here’s him like you have not known before: https://burpandbelch.wordpress.com/2015/04/30/the-man-behind-the-fame-vikas-khanna/

Of Burps and Belches

A lot has been philosophised on burping and belching. Some have postulated on why it is better than their nether cousin. In fact, I noticed a cultural connection about this natural phenomenon in the movie Ben Hur when Ben-Hur had to burp to show courtesy to his host. In the far East, in China and…

Ode to the Humble Kathi Roll

Most South Asians, especially from the sub-continent, will know the pleasure of sinking their teeth into a hot and juicy ‘kathi’ roll! It is a unique preparation that is something in the middle of a starter and main course. And while on the subject, this needs to stated that the best ‘kathi’ rolls are the ones that are made…