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Iftar & Suhoor in Dubai: the best selection of Ramadan Tent

Iftar & Suhoor in Dubai: the best selection of Ramadan Tent What is the difference between iftar and suhoor? Both are the names given to meals taken outside fasting time during Ramadan: iftar occurs after sunset and suhoor before sunrise. Once the sun sets on a day of fasting, it’s a joyous occasion of eating and socialising. Most hotels and restaurants offer special iftar meals, most commonly a large spread of Middle Eastern mezze favourites such as hommus and falafel, and some traditional Emirati dishes such as baby camel, grilled sea-bass and halva (a dense Turkish-style dessert of seeds and…

Ramadan in Dubai: Iftar & Suhoor around the City

Ramadan in Dubai: Iftar & Suhoor around the City What is the difference between iftar and suhoor? Both are the names given to meals taken outside fasting time during Ramadan: iftar occurs after sunset and suhoor before sunrise. Once the sun sets on a day of fasting, it’s a joyous occasion of eating and socialising. Most hotels and restaurants offer special iftar meals, most commonly a large spread of Middle Eastern mezze favourites such as hommus and falafel, and some traditional Emirati dishes such as baby camel, grilled sea-bass and halva (a dense Turkish-style dessert of seeds and honey), all…

Italian Theatre @ Taste of Dubai, 8-10 March 2018

Press Release Italian Theatre @ Taste of Dubai, 8-10 March 2018 Food products with authenticity seals take centre stage at the Italian Theatre at Taste of Dubai Aiming to educate the public about the genuine ‘Made in Italy’ products, the Italian Trade Agency organises informative seminars, workshops, food demonstrations and samplings at the Italian Theatre at Taste of Dubai.  The event will take place this weekend starting March 8-10, 2018 at Dubai Amphitheatre in Dubai Media City. Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) and Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) are trademarks introduced in 1992 by the European Union to avoid deceptive and…

Taste of Dubai @ Dubai Media City, 8-10 March 2018

Taste of Dubai @ Dubai Media City, 8-10 March 2018 Taste of Dubai 2018 celebrates its 11th year and is the City’s favourite Food, Drink and Music festival. The festival is a 3 day food extravaganza, with city’s hottest restaurants, world class celebrity chefs, and an incredible line-up of international music. For all those food lovers you can come and watch live cooking demonstrations or get hands on and cook along side our famous chefs, as well as learn some culinary top tips. Alternatively you can enjoy listening to fantastic live entertainment; relax and soak up the festival atmosphere in  our…

Gulfood 2018 @ DWTC, February 18-22 2018

Gulfood 2018 @ DWTC, February 18-22 2018 The world’s largest annual food and beverage trade show is just around the corner. The 23rd edition, which takes place from February 18-22, 2018, at Dubai World Trade Centre, confirms Dubai’s leading role in setting the global food agenda. The 2018 event promises to be bigger than all previous editions. The fully booked-out show will welcome more than 5,000 exhibitors. Spread over one million square feet exhibition space, Gulfood 2018 will host more than 120 national pavilions – including first-time participants from as far afield as Estonia, Serbia and Slovakia – and at least…

The Italian Pavilion @ Taste of Abu Dhabi, Du Arena 9-11 November 2017

The Italian Pavilion @ Taste of Abu Dhabi, Du Arena 9-11 November 2017 The Extraordinary Italian Taste Pavilion The official opening of The Extraordinary Italian Taste Pavilion at Taste of Abu Dhabi was on November 9, 2017 at the presence of His Excellence Italian Ambassador Liborio Stellino. The Ambassador Stellino, giving a welcome to the Italian Michelin Starred Chefs, said: “If I have to give a title to this Pavilion, I could say that it is the Italian response to the Louvre Abu Dhabi. The idea is that food is culture, food is style, food is management and leadership, food…

Celebration of Italian Food and Tradition: a two months events

Celebration of Italian Food and Tradition: a two months events The Speciality Food Festival kick off today A two-month celebration of Italy’s authentic food products and traditions in the UAE, will see a number of events between September and November, with the aim of spreading awareness and educating the public about the importance of quality products. The events, which will be held under the frame of ‘The Extraordinary Italian Taste Campaign,’ are organised by the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), in cooperation with the embassy of Italy to the UAE, and the Consulate General of Italy in Dubai. “Our mission is…