The Perfect Summer Bake – Blueberry & Nectarine Galette

It’s hotter than hot in Dubai, and if you find yourself ambling around in the afternoons in the comfort of your air conditioned room scrolling through your phone, chances are you have noticed that elsewhere in the world, berries and most stone fruit (peaches, cherries & nectarines) are in season. Since we live in Dubai,

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Sweet Pairing – Peace of Bake & The Meating Room Collaboration

When I graduated from International Centre for Culinary Arts (ICCA, Dubai), the only real opportunity that presented itself at that time was a job offer to be a commis chef. A year later, I really didn’t expect such a wide spectrum of opportunities within the world of desserts would be revealed. I remember driving into

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Gajjar Halwa Cake / Mini Carrot Cake (Sugar Free)

A few month ago I had the opportunity to develop the dessert menu for a new restaurant in the city. The desserts were inspired by Indian flavours with the finesse of French patisserie. Since then I have been absolutely obsessed with learning more about Indian desserts and finding ways to fuse techniques I learnt at

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Cranberry & White Chocolate Scones

Classic Scones with Clotted Cream and Jam, I could dream about eating these for days. No other dish in my opinion is more representative of England and High Teas. This dish is so laden with fuss and controversy, that there are pages on pages of websites and books on the right recipe, the correct technique and

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Taste of Africa: Madagascar Vanilla Fruity Clafoutis

There is absolutely no smell more alluring than that of a freshly split Vanilla bean pod. I still have really fond memories of my mother narrating how her second cousin in the 1970’s had these aromatic beans wrapped in tissue and sent over to India from Madagascar for the family to lust over. I marveled at

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