Carter’s – for English grub and King Tut

When you have a mall in Dubai, in the shape of a pyramid, with walls adorned with hieroglyphs, Ramasses II greeting you at the gate along with Anubis, then little wonder that there will be a pub called Carter’s. The Englishman who shot to unprecedented fame when he ‘stumbled’ upon the untouched tomb of boy-king…

Calling All Denny-zens to Denny’s

The most important meal of the day is breakfast. You hear parents, teachers, spouses and dolled-up nutritionists on TV say it all the time. Well, I say, if breakfast is such an important meal, then I want to have it all day. Looks like Denny’s heard me. The second Dubai outlet opened recently on Al…

SUFRA Sunny Saturdays

It takes courage to do things low-key in Dubai. The minimalist and quiet restaurant Sufra at the newly opened Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights on Oud Metha Road is the newest entrant on the Dubai weekend brunch scene. Sufra is a warm, destination restaurant offering Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine along with a few Indian…

Yum In The Tum Mushroom Sauce

Food dictum: gravy soul! The gravy of any dish is its soul.
Adding complete weight to this adage (that I claim I founded and swear by), this post will make you salivate and want to spoon in a big portion of mushroom gravy. This versatile gravy goes well with just about anything. It’s the perfect partner to grills and steaks and is a fling partner to the crusty bread, if nothing else to go by.
This recipe that I am sharing belongs to my friend Sai, who is a great hand in the kitchen but too shy to talk about it.
Since I excel at that, here is the recipe to the Yum in the Tum Mushroom Gravy!
Read more here: https://burpandbelch.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/yum-in-the-tum-mushroom-sauce/

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

I admit that I was very nervous as I promised my wife that I will cook fish. This was the first time I was attempting to be friends with fish. The last statement might come as a surprise to many who are acquainted with me and my vernacular belonging. I was ready with everything, including…