Jordan | Movenpick Bitter Orange Marmalade

Almost 90% of the produce at Movenpick Dead Sea Resort & Spa is locally sourced which is an incredibly high figure, and you can taste it in the food that you eat, everything tastes fresh, is packed full of colour and full of flavour. Each year 2000 kilos of organic oranges are harvested by the team and made into Bitter Orange Marmalade which you can find as part of the breakfast buffet. We were lucky enough to take part in a cooking class to see how it was made.

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Ramadan | Mouhalabieh
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Ramadan | Mouhalabieh

  It's 6pm towards the end of the first week of Ramadan and I've just got home from another day of handing out food and drink to the construction guys as part of #FillingTheBlues.   There's just over an hour and a bit until the end of the fasting period…

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No Rice Risotto

Last week I was invited to a cooking class at Bentley Bistro & Bar  which is in The Galleria, Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi, as part of Restaurant Month celebrations. Chef Marouane Bouhmidi treated myself and a journalist to a cooking demonstration where he made No Rice Risotto for us…

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Banoffee Pie !!

Banoffee Pie - the first Banoffee Pie was made in 1972 at The Hungry Monk restaurant in East Sussex (UK).  Originally spelt Banoffi, but now spelled as Banoffee - apparently when first made the restaurant says the dish was so popular that they "couldn't take it off the menu" - I have to agree, this is something I will never stop making as it's a dessert that makes me happy.

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