International Centre for Culinary Arts - Dubai, U.A.E.

Health Peppers

A great combination of vivid colours, glossy exterior, beautiful shape, crunchy texture and a tangy taste, bell peppers are rightly the jewels of the vegan world. Bringing vibrancy, sweetness and texture to our palate along with being...

A Kitchen Well Equipped

The kitchen is the heart of any home, and a kitchen functions best when the tools and equipment it carries are carefully picked and wisely arranged. A well-equipped kitchen is a cook's best friend. The right paraphernalia makes cooking a pleasure...

Feeding Your Emotions

There was a time long ago when we ate only when we were hungry. Today we eat to fuel our bodies AND our emotions. We eat when we are dismal, we eat when we are happy; we eat when we are stressed, and we eat when we are bored. Food is no longer...

A Waffle Or A Pancake

Joining the ranks of famous rivalries, the battle between waffles and pancakes has been a tightly-contested one. Floppy, soft and spongy, team pancakes surely do love their breakfast entrée. Thin, crispy and dense, waffles too have an undeniable...

Hello Honey

Honey is the liquid gold in your pantry. This natural marvel is as sweet as it is beneficial. Whoever said that medicine is always bitter, had not had a taste of the gooey wonder! Thank the busy bees who are seen foraging for nectar and pollen to...

The Virtues and Varieties of Vinegar

Vinegar is acetic acid in chemistry terms, a liquid produced from the fermentation of ethanol. Praised for its nutritive value, vinegar is used as a preservative and also in cooking, given its virtues of protecting the body against tumours and...

Nuts Over Nuts

Be it for a delectable nutty crunch or the perfect protein punch, nuts are touted as a dieter’s dream come true. These nutritional powerhouses lend their flavours and crunch to the simplest dishes, making them taste absolutely irresistible. The...

Pizza… Born in Italy, Loved by the World

If Pizza is in your list of favourite foods, then you are no different from the majority of the human race. Everyone loves a slice of the baked cheesy goodness. Here are some interesting Pizza statistics that goes to show just how popular this...

Cake Chemistry – The Science of Baking

If you have ever been to a culinary school, one of the basic lessons you would have learned is that baking is a science. Every ingredient from flour to salt in baking plays a scientifically important role in delivering the desired result. The...

A Peek into the History of Chocolate

Chocolate, the term that is enough to make us drool, is the ultimate choice for all the dessert lovers. When we think about chocolate, we either picture a bar of chocolate or a rich & moist chocolate cake with some perfectly whipped chocolate...

6 Different Types of Icing for Your Cake

The proverbial ‘Icing on the Cake’ gets even better when there are 6 different ways of professional cake decoration by which you can add visual and toothsome pleasure to your freshly baked delicious cake. Whether it be creating an artistic...

Serving the Senses

Food is one thing that we know that uses all of our five senses.

Comfort Foods for the Winters

As we can feel the cooler weather nowadays, it is time to take your slow cooker out to make some winter soups and stews to keep you warm and enjoy this cozy weather. I mean, who wouldn’t want to have a bowl of warm hearty soup or a scrumptiously...

Why We Love Chocolate the Way We Do

Have you ever wondered why we love chocolate the way we do? Intrigued much? Continue reading...

The Rise of Specialty Coffee

Are you a coffee person? Is it the unreeling aroma of freshly brewed coffee that defines a perfect beginning to your day? Do you feel the unique bitter taste of coffee irresistible to your senses? If yes is your answer to at least one of the...

8 Basic Cooking Skills Every Budding Chef Must Know

If you remember, last month we had discussed the most important functional and behavioral traits of a culinary professional to have a successful career ahead. Today, we are here with some basic cooking skills every budding chef should know before...

The Artisan Gelato Program (ICCA - CGU)

Today, many foodpreneurs are showing interest in opening Gelaterias either as a part of their existing business or as a standalone business. To become a successful Gelatiere, one needs to learn the art of making gelato, the authentic way.

7 Reasons Why Coffee is Sweeter Than You Think

What comes to your mind when you think of coffee? For most of us, it’s either our morning boost of energy or the daily dose of caffeine taken at regular intervals throughout the day to keep us active. Probably that could be why they say coffee is...

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