dessert recipes

A Cake-a-Thon for UAE Food Bloggers

September 30, 2011
FiA Cake-a-Thon

Last weekend was a busy one for Fooderati Arabia (aka FiA) – the UAE food bloggers group. On Friday, we celebrated FiA’s one-year birthday with a sugar-high afternoon full of cakes, cakes, and more cakes. Yes, a Cake-a-thon! Then on Saturday, we attended a Food Bloggers Breakfast at Tavola where we were given presentations on […]

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Almond Tofu with Fresh Cherries, Ginger & Scotch Syrup

July 31, 2011
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Craving almond tofu this week, itching to make another Ginger & Scotch creation, and seeing the beautiful bowl of cherries in my mom’s kitchen all inspired me to come up with this recipe. Almond tofu is a one of those snacks I grew up eating . My mom and I would often make it from a […]

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Come Dine With Me – Day 6 of 6 – The Winner is Announced!

June 6, 2011
Indian Pakoras

The sixth and final day of our Come Dine With Me (CDWM) competition has finally arrived and before the night is over we will find out which of the six of us will have won the title of Ultimate Dinner Party Host and take home the 600 dhs prize money. Could it be me? Each week […]

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Come Dine With Me – Day 3 of 6 – A Grand Feast

May 25, 2011
salmon blinis

On the third day of our Come Dine With Me competition, I headed out to a villa in a fairly new community of Dubai known as Jumeirah Village Triangle at the intersection of Al Khail and Emirates Road. Home to my friend RM and also Wee Scotch’s girlfriend, Annie. Hostess RM had enlisted the assistance […]

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Inaugural Week, Day 7 – Ginger and Scotch Ice Cream

May 8, 2011
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Happy Mother’s Day to all the mom’s out there – especially my own, Mama Ginger, who’s culinary creations and passion for fresh food inspires me every single day. *   *   *   *   * Today is also the 7th and final day of gingerandscotch.com inaugural week. I hope you have enjoyed all […]

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Come Dine With Me – Day 1 of 6 – A Risotto Disaster?

April 19, 2011
French Chocolate Cake

It’s day one and I am the first amateur chef to dish it out in a competition among friends based on the popular TV series “Come Dine With Me“. At stake is 600 dhs and the title of “Ultimate Dinner Party Host.” At the beginning of the contest I had no idea how I would […]

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