The Burning Mandarin at Katsuya by Starck | #Cocktail #Recipe

....I paused mid-step and almost choked. I was not expecting the intense hit of spice that exploded on my tongue, gathering myself I continued walking before curiously taking a second sip. First I tasted the sweetness of the rimmed glass, then a mild hit of tangy citrus and finally again that same burning heat. 

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Do you even Matcha? #GetTheDish Wild & The Moon's Matcha Bowl

I stopped by the newly opened Wild & The Moon Al Qouz for breakfast and I was not disappointed. Wild & The Moon is a lifestyle movement based on the simple belief that food should be good for you, good for the planet, and delicious. They are 100% organic, plant-based, and gluten-free.

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Building a Salad + My fave #Vegan #ProteinPacked Recipe

A salad is the easiest thing you'll ever have for lunch. It's even easier when you prep it beforehand in a Jar, the general rule is to have wet on the bottom and dry on top, but I like veggies drenched in dressing, so I always have it at the top. What you add to your salad is a personal preference as its so easily customisable. Using this simple guide, you can create a million and one salads.

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Organic Food - What you need to know & Budget Friendly Advice

My eyes nearly popped out of my head when I picked up my first organic tomato at Carrefour, it was five times the price of a regular tomato. I swallowed and placed it neatly back on the rack, that was 3 years ago. Since then, I’ve learned about the benefits of eating organic and several tricks on how to keep it affordable. I'll imagine you're me 3 years ago and I'll quickly walk you through what organic eating is, its benefits, downsides and how to keep it within your budget.

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Roasted Cauliflower with Orange & Turmeric

Bright tangy orange pairs so well with the warming Turmeric and slight kick of chili. The brown sugar helps this marinade to caramelize while cooking so what you’ll get is a tender cauliflower that’s juicy on the inside, with a sweet slightly crunchy exterior.

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Crispy Eggplant with Tomato Sauce, Feta Cheese & Spinach

In recent weeks, I've significantly cut down my meat consumption due to various reasons and I'm having the best time trying out meatless dishes and menus around Dubai. This recipe is one I'm particularly proud of, as the beauty of biting through the crunchy almond meal crust into a tender and tasty eggplant is unparalleled.

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Healthy Fats? DFF's guide to eating to Healthy Fats

Healthy Fats? Is that even a real thing? Can fat be healthy? Contrary to what you have been told about fat and how horrible it is for your body, the reality is, your body will appreciate foods that are rich in healthy fats. Your body need fats to provide energy and to support cell growth. 

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Pan-fried Apples & Oatmeal

I make a million variations of oatmeal, but as the weather starts to get cooler, I find it comforting to start my morning with a warm bowl of oatmeal porridge. My recipe is simple yet delicious and filling. The addition of these panfried apples definitely makes this a breakfast worth sharing. The oats are creamy and the apples are caramelised, sweet and tangy, the perfect accompaniment. 

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Kale & Shrimp Stir-fry

If you are all about simple, delicious and nutritious lunches, then this is for you. It takes 20 minutes to prepare from start to finish and its stores easily for up to 4 days in the refrigerator.

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