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Din Tai Fung

When Matt and I visited Beijing earlier this year, we visited the famed Din Tai Fung in Beijing. After I returned to Dubai, I realised there was one at Mall of the Emirates! Before heading to the movies, some…

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Qualityfood.ae

I’m lazy. I’m not afraid to admit it. I get everything delivered to my door. I’m a strong advocate of online grocery shopping. I get most of my groceries delivered from Choithrams, and then pick up a few more…

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Dairy-free Dubai

Note – not all the items on this list are strictly dairy free – some of them are low in lactose, or lactose free. Always be sure to check the ingredients before consuming. I just really needed a snappy…

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Three days in Mauritius

Mauritius is beautiful. A year ago, if you’d asked me what I knew about Mauritius, I would have said the truth… very little. I knew it was in the middle of an ocean. Using a process of elimination, I…

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One Life Kitchen and Café

I’ve already written about the Dubai Design District, the home of Craft Café and a new Japanese restaurant, Yui. My first visit to D3 was to visit One Life Kitchen and Café – and I wasn’t disappointed. One Life…

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Nouq camel milk products

Of all the different food I have tried since moving to Dubai, I did not expect to take such a shining to camel milk ice cream.  Not being able to tolerate much lactose, camel’s milk is a bit of…

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Craft Cafe

One of the best things about moving to a new country (or city) is the opportunity to try lots of new things. Back in Wellington, the best we could have hoped for was a new cafe or restaurant opening,…

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Freedom Pizza

I am mourning the loss of dairy. I’ve always tried to eat very little dairy, but I still let myself indulge in a little bit of cheese now and then. What is life without cheese? As I have found…

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Lime Tree Cafe and Kitchen

From an ex-pat perspective – what is the hardest thing about Ramadan in Dubai? The closure of Lime Tree Cafe (for lunchtime dining, at least!).  Okay, it is open for delivery and after Iftar. But it’s not the same.…