It is early in the year 2016 and I, a much younger man in so many ways, am sitting in a pitch dark windowless room somewhere around Westminster.
Jamie Oliver knows that one of the biggest obstacles that home cooks face isn’t the drudgery of shopping, the chore of chopping or the mess of washing up.
Filipino cuisine is definitely more than the Pancit “for long life,” the colourful icy summer merienda (snacks)/dessert Halo-Halo, and the more popular Adobo-all of varying delectability for each Philippine region or province has its own concoction.
Chef Ahmed Aslam Ali invented chicken tikka masala by improvising sauce made from tin of tomato soup at his restaurant in Glasgow, Britain, in 1970s.
A total of 20 participants representing different nationalities and age groups who showcased their culinary skills. The event also attracted a number of Emirati entrepreneurs spicing up the excitement.
Burak's crisis with his father began after the devastating earthquake in Turkey, last February, after the chef tried to help the victims, but he faced obstacles due to his father's intervention, so he decided to cut off his relationship with the latter, according to local media.
A soba house built on the sheer grit and wit of a chef who simply dreamt of owning a restaurant distinct for ramen – his motherland’s national dish – and also making it up there has made the UAE its first home in the Middle East.
In his most recent media appearance since his son accused him of fraud, Burak's father said that his son is promoting things contrary to the truth, and that Burak took such actions at the behest of his mother (ex-wife), from whom he inherited the “genes of hostility.”
An Asian businessman accused his chef of stealing seafood worth Dhs15,000 and some cash from his house after quitting his job over a dispute between them.