Lunch at GIA Mediterranean Cafe

By | October 21, 2013

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I think it was back during the holy month of Ramadan when I first started following the instagram account of GIA cafe. They were testing their dishes and I knew by looking at what they had to offer that I wanted to try them out, really wanted to, for they reminded me of Ottelenghi’s in London. After a long wait, they finally opened their doors yesterday afternoon and I wasted no time heading over to GIA’s for some lunch.  Read more »

Heil & Zafa’aran Eid Breakfast Basket

By | August 27, 2013

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Just before the start of the Eid holiday Heil & Zafa’arn, a local bakery selling traditional Kuwaiti desserts and sweets, sent me a big basket filled with their goodies. The basket had a greeting card attached to it with the words “Eid Breakfast” printed on it in Arabic, and a lavish Eid breakfast basket it was indeed! Read more »

Lunch at Cafe November in KIPCO Tower

By | August 19, 2013

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About a year ago I was in the United Tower in Kuwait City for the first time attending the opening of Upper Crust Pizzeria when I saw a sign for “Cafe November”. November can mean one thing and one thing only, that the distinguished November Bakery is opening up a cafe! If you love and admire the November Bakery as much as I do, you’d know how happy I was when I knew just before Ramadan that they were finally open. Read more »

Delightful Desserts from Cucinare Bakery

By | July 22, 2013

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Cucinare Bakery is a new bakery that opened up quite recently in Kuwait. Cucinare is is co-owned by the beloved Chef Hanouf Al-Balhan and the sweet Ala’a Al-Jarki and is located in Sha’ab yet still in its soft opening phase. Last week I received a big purple and green bag with two Cucinare products to try: the seasonal berries cake and a cookies raspberry chocolate tart. Read more »

Versus Caffé Date & Cardamom Cheesecake

By | July 19, 2013

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Since we are in the holy month of Ramadan many restaurants and cafes have produced their own limited edition Ramadan menu items. Versus Caffé have a new dessert on the menu for Ramadan, a cardamom and dates cheesecake that is very rich and smooth. The cake arrived at my door in a huge and eye-catching hexagonal red and white box. Very modern indeed. Read more »

The Danish Bakery’s Ramadan Gift

By | July 15, 2013

On the day before the start of the Holy Month of Ramadan I received a cake from The Danish Bakery’s as a Ramadan greeting. I love everything about The Danish Bakery, from their unique shop layout where you can walk around and pick up whatever you desire to the delicious fresh sandwiches. They also have a killer Read more »

A Scrumptious Kanafa Cheesecake from Someday Cafe

By | July 13, 2013

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With less than 60 minutes to go until iftar time I decided to share with you what I’m going to have for dessert with my after-iftar tea. I had it before, I already cut a slice for myself today, and I’m going to have it everyday until I polish off every last morsel of cheesecake and vermicelli from the amazing kanafa cheesecake I was sent from Someday Cafe. The cake is so good, it’s addictive. Read more »

The Gathering New Ramadan Treats

By | July 11, 2013

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More special Ramadan flavours are appearing everywhere, and this time two new special Ramadan flavours came from The Gathering. I’ve tried The Gathering’s molten cakes many times before and they are usually my quick on-the-go guilty treats since they are located right there in our Co-op. The night before Ramadan I received two heavy cream and Tiffany blue boxes of goodies with a card from The Gathering. Read more »

Elements Guilt-Free Bakery

By | June 17, 2013

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A while back I was browsing different instagram profiles when I came upon a mouth-watering picture of a white sponge fruit cake. I’m a sucker for a good food picture, it can do wonders to my cravings so I checked out the rest of the pictures in that instagram profile. Not only were the pictures good, they also were about desserts from a healthy and low-calorie bakery called Elements! I knew it was a matter of time until I placed my order. Read more »

Shakshooka Pop-up Farmers Market

By | June 9, 2013

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Last Thursday I had an opportunity to pass by Shakshooka Pop-up Farmers Market which I came to know about by chance from instagram a couple of weeks back. The moment I realised what it was, a pop-up farmers market with delicious-looking good natural food sold by serious Read more »

The Chocolate Hazelnut Cake from The Blue Bakery

By | June 5, 2013

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A few weeks back I saw a picture of a very delicious looking chocolate cake on instagram, it was the The Chocolate aux Noisettes, or the Chocolate Hazelnut cake by The Blue Bakery whose dessert pictures are heart-wrenching to say the least. Ever since I saw the cake’s picture, I couldn’t get it out of my head and whenever I saw another picture of that succulent looking cake I would start tasting and smelling chocolate hazelnut instantly. I knew it only a matter of time before Read more »

Bakerista’s National Day Cake Pops!

By | February 22, 2013

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Everywhere you look these days, you will find signs of celebration for the National and liberation days of Kuwait. Everyone is either celebrating early or going to be celebrating soon and Bakerista, a Kuwaiti business that specialises in making gorgeous cake pops, is celebrating as well with Kuwaiti themed Read more »

Sprinkles Bakery in the Grand Avenues

By | February 19, 2013

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Sprinkles Bakery, The Sprinkles Bakery of Beverly Hills, USA, opened its first branch in Kuwait earlier today! I know it was supposed to open a while ago and Read more »

Lenôtre’s Valentines Day 2013 Cake

By | February 13, 2013

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I come home from work today to find a big purple Lenôtre’s bag waiting for me. Inside was Lenôtre’s 2013 Valentines Day cake. Lenôtre always celebrate different occasions with a special cake but this time they have outdone themselves. The cake is Read more »

Bloggerettes Dinner at Le Sushi Bar

By | February 11, 2013

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Last Wednesday we had the pleasure of being invited by blogger Marawi to have dinner with a group of bloggerette in Le Sushi Bar restaurant located in Al-Hamra Mall. Read more »

Discovering Haya House

By | February 11, 2013

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When I received an invitation to an afternoon tea at “Haya House” I thought I was in for another store opening with a few pretty items and a caterer providing tea treats. I didn’t expect that I’d stumble into a little shopping/design haven in the middle of Read more »

A Gorgeous “Laila wel Theeb” Picnic Basket

By | February 10, 2013

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The weather these days is gorgeous! Crisp, cool, light breeze, and sunny. It’s the perfect time in the year to do outdoors activities in Kuwait and one of them is having a picnic, I actually have a picnic basket at home that I fill with Read more »

Magnolia Bakery’s Opening in Kuwait

By | December 27, 2012

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Last week I posted about the softest yummiest invite I got from Magnolia Bakery Kuwait for their opening (post). Yesterday was the opening in Al-Hamra night and I have to say it was a night of wicked temptation indeed. What’s a girl on a diet to do when Read more »

LoFat Vegetarian Diet – Day 11

By | December 24, 2012

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On the eleventh day of my LoFat vegetarian diet trial I received a falafel sandwich with fruit skewers and Read more »

Magnolia Bakery’s Invitation

By | December 13, 2012

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If you thought the cupcake craze was dwindling you might want to hold that thought for a new cupcake bakery in Kuwait is opening its doors next week. Not any cupcake store, mind you, it’s the cupcake bakery, the one is thought responsible for starting the cupcake hoopla in the first place, Magnolia’s Bakery. Read more »

A Picnic in the Gorgeous Weather

By | December 12, 2012

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Its not everyday in Kuwait that you wake up to a perfectly cool weather so my friends and I decided to take our spread and go have a picnic in the park. The one we chose is next to Fatima Mosque, a famous monumnet in Al-Dhahiya area overlooking a lovely Read more »

New: Gelato Italiano’s Red Velvet Gelato Cake

By | December 10, 2012

One of the first Italian gelato makers in Kuwait, Gelato Italiano, has released their latest gelato product and this time its a gelato cake! The owner of Gelato Italiano my dear Um 3zooz was kind enough to send a gelato cake my way to try. Read more »

New Delicious Winter Goods from Dallah Bakery

By | November 19, 2012

If you are a follower of my blog -and instagram account- you might recognize my adoration of Dallah’s local bakery (post). Everything they make: the coffee, the Elba, the Ghraiba, etc. is a favorite of mine and I keep going back for more and would serve their products for my guests at my own gatherings (post) (post). Last weekend I tried not one but two of Dallah’s new and very delicious Read more »

Event: Lenôtre Celebrates Preston Bailey

By | September 16, 2012

Yesterday night we were invited by Lenôtre Kuwait to attend an event celebrating Preston Bailey who is in Kuwait for the upcoming and much anticipated Celebrate Expo. Preston Bailey, if you don’t know him already, is a Read more »

Saturday’s Dinner Party…

By | September 11, 2012

My dear friend FourMe is in Kuwait for a while so I’ve decided to throw a dinner party to celebrate her arrival. Since the guests on the invitation list are all girls I thought we Read more »