come dine with me

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 5 of 6 – Kilawin, Kilawin!

May 30, 2011
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It’s the penultimate night of our Come Dine With Me competition and we have gathered ourselves at Nelson’s English Pub at the Media Rotana in Tecom. Our hostess tonight, MCK, having just returned from a trip to the UK, is running a little late so the rest of us have decided to grab a few […]

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Come Dine With Me – Day 4 of 6 – A Taste of Sweden with No Meatballs

May 27, 2011
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Welcome to the fourth day of our Come Dine With Me competition. Tonight we find ourselves in an apartment by the Greens just off of Sheik Zayed Road. Our culinary journey, however, takes us even further. We head to Sweden, a country that has touched many of our lives at one time of another through […]

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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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Come Dine With Me – Day 2 of 6 – Ceviche, Ceviche!

May 23, 2011
ceviche

Day two of our Come Dine With Me competition finds us in Dubai Marina at SV’s apartment for a night of Mexican delights. Having been the first to dish it out in Day One, my job in the kitchen was done and I could now relax and concentrate on eating and indulging in my friends’ […]

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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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The Culinary Battleground is Set!

April 13, 2011
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Recently, a friend of mine invited me and 4 other friends to participate with her in something called “Come Dine With Me.” I had never heard of it before but she explained that it was a popular British TV show that pitted 4 or 5 amateur chefs against each to win the title of Ultimate Dinner […]

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