Interview with Executive Chef Maurizio Panicali on Layali Hijazia 1. Chef Maurizio Panicali, thanks so much for taking the time for this interview. Rosewood is renowned for its lavish and varied menu for Ramadan and Sahour. Please tell us what we can expect this year at the Rosewood Corniche? This year we are planning a […]
Chef Francesca Simoni is flying into Saudi Arabia from Bologna, Italy to oversee the third edition of the Italian Food Festival, taking place in Habsburg restaurant in Rosewood Corniche Jeddah from 15 to 30 January 2014. Chef Francesca is the Executive Sous Chef at Amerigo 1934 Trattoria, the winner of the prestigious Gambero Rosso Award […]
Marina Bolisacova is the new Creative Director of Le Vendome, Jeddah’s oldest French Patisserie, established in 1979. We spoke with Marina about her cakes, weddings, and the latest cupcake craze to hit the town. When did you realize that cake decoration was something you wanted to do full time? I actually majored in English language […]
For ten days people from across the world descended upon locations around Abu Dhabi for Abu Dhabi Gourmet. I was fortunate enough to cover this event for just three of these days. My first of which began with a grand dinner..
Covering Abu Dhabi Gourmet, a 10-day gourmet food extravaganza, we managed to speak with Chef Ingo Maass after his lecture on Fusion Food & the Splendor of Middle Eastern Cuisine. We discussed fusion, food and Maass