Author Archives : Zeyna S.

My Ramadan Diaries 2017…


Ramadan Diaries: 2017 Edition  Ramadan Eve (Chand Raat): Ramadan Mubarak! And so the blessed month begins, and already I can feel the sense of peace and positive vibes in the air around me. Doesn’t everything look more beautiful? More pure? Day 1: Making the same mistake of preparing far too much food for Iftar every year, and yet never learning from…

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Suhoor during Ramadan – Expectation Versus Reality…


Suhoor, or Sehri as we call it, is the meal eaten just before sunrise during Ramadan, and what keeps you going through out the rest of the day whilst fasting. Having fasted for over half my life now, you would think it is second nature and I would be used to how it works every time Ramadan rolls on. Haha,…

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Palmer’s Summer Essentials- Review…


Summer is well and truly here, and I don’t know about you, but I will be here for the most part of it, melting my way through, trying to find shelter in malls. However, Palmer’s has come to the rescue with a couple of summer essentials that you can not live with out for the next couple of months. Read…

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Iftar at Bombay Bungalow – Review…


Having heard so many wonderful things about the newest Indian in town, Bombay Bungalow, I was very much excited to try it out for myself last Saturday. I think it is safe to say that it did not disappoint at all. Located at The Beach in JBR, Dubai, Bombay Bungalow is a treat for the eyes as soon as you…

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Stay Safe.


In what words do I express my fear. My fear for the lives of my family and friends living in England. For my mother, father and my younger teen brother. Perhaps I should warn them to stay in their homes? Perhaps I should ask them to avoid the markets? Perhaps I should tell them no longer to commute by train, or…

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Iftar and Suhoor! – Ramadan 2017…


Ramadan Mubarak! It is that time of the year where Iftar and Suhoor offers are popping up left, right and centre! With a growing number of choices to dine at in the coming month, here are a few of my favourite picks, with a range of cuisines and budgets, that you may like to try out! I hope to be…

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Lunch at Serendipity3 – Review…


Last weekend, before we hit the Super Sales, we decided to tuck into a meal at Serendipity3, located in Dubai Festival City. Because let’s face it, hell hath no fury like a HANGRY (Hungry and Angry) shopper! Having heard many great things about one of New York City’s most beloved eateries, famous for it’s decadent desserts, I was pretty excited…

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A Filipino First at Max’s Restaurant – Review…


Last weekend I had my very first experience of Filipino cuisine thanks to Abigail of Cuddles and Crumbs at the highly popular dining spot, “Max’s Restaurant“. Abigail rounded up a few of us to sample their new menu, as well as the classic dishes such as Max’s Fried Chicken, with recipes that have been passed on generation to generation of Maximo…

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