Dubai Today – The Thursday Brunch

The Thursday Brunch - Pitfire Pizza & Ms. Lily's 19.04.2018

Helen Farmer is having a rather large Thursday read more

Helen Farmer is having a rather large Thursday Brunch today. At the table we have Bill & Michele Johnson from Pitfire Pizza, Head Chef Dharam Rana from Ms. Lily’s and Dalia Doghmoch, food author and presenter from Dalia’s Kitchen.  Today we are looking at unusual foods that people love. Helen adores a ketchup sandwich, producer Jo could eat a whole plate of tofu alone and producer Ayesha would be quite happy with a bowl of fried chicken liver and also wouldn’t mind some of the blue cheese in this week’s news story.

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Dubai Today - The Thursday Brunch 12.04.2018

Claire Sharrock welcomes Chef Jitin Joshi, Executive Chef read more

Claire Sharrock welcomes Chef Jitin Joshi, Executive Chef at the Taj Hotel, Dubai to the Thursday Brunch. He is showcasing the award winning Gastro Pub, The Eloquent Elephant, and bringing in an array of dishes to share. Joining them is Yamine Idriss, the culinary explorer, feeder and woman behind Petites Choses cakes. 

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Dubai Today - The Thursday Brunch 05.04.2018

The first Indian Chef to win a Michelin read more

The first Indian Chef to win a Michelin Star, Chef Vineet Bhatia from Indego, Grosvenor House, Dubai is talking about the relationship between salt and food with Siobhan Leyden and Chef Vartan Jablian and Zhora Qureshi from Shababeek.

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The Thursday Brunch - El Mostacho JLT 29.03.2018

Happy Thursday, time for plenty of food talk, read more

Happy Thursday, time for plenty of food talk, tasting, ingredient chat and joy in the Dubai Today studio.  Helen Farmer is joined by Josh Benson founder of Bystro and the launch of El Mustacho, Chef James Hitchens Founder, Personal Chef and Culinary Consultant of Hitchens Kitchens and Sally Prosser Food writer, keen eater, a lover of honest food, a wonderfully talented photographer and blogger of mycustarpie.

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The Thursday Brunch - Happy Food 22.03.2018

Helen Farmer is talking happy food with the read more

Helen Farmer is talking happy food with the Thursday Brunch foodie panel today. Chef Lily Hoa Nguyen from Vietnamese Foodies, Riath Hamed from Balqees Honey and Tahir Shah from The Food Founderare in the studio to discuss what is happening in the food news world, their foodie calendars and try the food from Chef Lily’s restaurant.  Vietnamese Foodies is based in JLT, Dubai. Chef Lilly was completely unprepared for the popularity of her restaurant and after facing unhappy customers due to waiting times she shut her restaurant down to stop, reconsider and organise before reopening three days later.

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Thursday Brunch - Wise Kwai and Award-Winning Chefs from City Walk 15.03.2018

Helen Farmer has lots of culinary treats for read more

Helen Farmer has lots of culinary treats for you. First she is speaking to Chef Jet from Wise Kwai restaurant which aims to bring traditional Thai recipes to the Dubai public, resisting the trend to cater to a more western palate and sticking to authentic Thai cuisine.  Joining them is Executive Chef Kelvin Kelly from DusitD2 and vegan, raw food chef extraordinaire, Athena Matheou from Be Supernatural Kitchen. She is bringing in a wholly vegan, raw food pad Thai which is famed for its flavourful, robust, zesty tang with a creamy and crunchy texture. 

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The Thursday Brunch at Ibn Battuta, 08.03.2018

Helen Farmer is live from Ibn Battuta Mall with Chef read more

Helen Farmer is live from Ibn Battuta Mall with Chef John Buenaventura from Cuisinero Uno, Chef Rosalind Parsk from Courtyard by Marriot Dubai, Lindsay Bettles from I Eat My Peas and Chef Christo Nortier from Carluccios.  They cover this week’s food news stories, talk about the ingredients, inspirations and recipes behind the chef’s journeys and give you clues to this week’s Mystery Ingredient competition.

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The Thursday Brunch Live at the Dubai Food Festival 01.03.2018

Today’s Thursday Brunch and is live from Ibn Battuta read more

Today’s Thursday Brunch and is live from Ibn Battuta Mall for this year’s Dubai Food Festival. Joining Siobhan Leyden are Nick Alvis and Scott Price from Folly by Nick and Scott and Tahir Shah from the Food Founder.  They are trying an array of dishes brought in from chefs from Ibn Battuta Mall. We have the award winning Chef Ryan Waddell from both the Clubhouse and Seafood Kitchen DXBand Charles Stephano Veerayen, Chef De Cuisine at Verdura Mediterranean Restaurant.

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The Thursday Brunch Live From IBN Battutta Mall 22.02.2018

Chef Sven Mostegi from Bakers Kitchen is with Siobhan Leyden read more

Chef Sven Mostegi from Bakers Kitchen is with Siobhan Leyden and we shared this beautiful loaf spread with some roasted coconut butter from Coco Yogo, some blueberries and strawberries and accompanied with some karak chai from Project Chaiwala. Live from Ibn Battuta Mall.

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