Re’s Organic Farm Fresh Produce Basket

By | January 15, 2014

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The fact that I’m a vegetarian also means I’m a picky eater and an even pickier food shopper. When I shop for fruits and vegetables I tend to go to several different places each week because I always look for the freshest produce available which is not always easy to come by especially in your local co-op. This week however I had quite a nice break from my greens shopping because of the arrival of an overflowing fresh farm produce Read more »

Alberdawny’s Iftar Feast & Eid Gift

By | August 13, 2013

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For the last iftar meal I’ve had in the holy month of Ramadan in 2013, I was surprised by Al-Berdawny Palace Lebanese restaurant. Five minutes before iftar time the most beautiful Eidiya ever was delivered to my iftar table. Eidiya is the Read more »

Ben’s Cookies Ramadan Gift

By | July 27, 2013

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A few days ago I received a small red tin from Ben’s Cookies branch in Kuwait. Naturally, I found several different types of cookies inside, all freshly baked and melt in your mouth soft. The tag on the tin box said “please use within four days”.  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 »

Heshoo Q8’s Qerqaia’an Bags

By | July 21, 2013

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Today is the 13th day of the holy month of Ramadan and it’s official, the Qerqaia’an is here! Qerqaia’an is like a traditional Kuwaiti occasion where children dress up and go from house to house signing and getting candy in return, kinda like a Kuwaiti Halloween. It’s a happy occasion long awaited by families who prepare for it months in advance and every year it seems people of Kuwait are Read more »

Re Cleansing Juices Ramadan Flavours

By | July 21, 2013

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Since I started today’s post with a healthy streak I thought I’d continue from the last post. Another trend that’s been going on in Kuwait for the past few months is the “detox juice diet”. One of the providers of the diet is a new business called Re and they set you up with a few day’s worth of different drinks naturally pressed and Read more »

The Diet Center’s Ramadan Gift

By | July 19, 2013

At the start of the holy month of Ramadan I received a gift box from The Diet Center tied with a ribbon to a small booklet. Read more »

Cake Story’s Ali Baba Dessert

By | July 19, 2013

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One of the local home businesses that I truly admire is Cake Story. Their desserts are amazing, their packaging is gorgeous, and their service is friendly and reliable. Last week I received a box of their special edition Ramadan desserts, and the box itself was telling an Arabian love story! Read more »

Eshda3wa’s Ramdan 2013 Gift

By | July 14, 2013

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My friend and estranged blogger eshda3wa dropped by my place on the second day of Ramadan in keeping up with her tradition of giving away Ramdan noqsa’s, a noqsa is the name we call the gifts in Kuwait by the way. This year, eshda3wa’s gift was also traditional with a wicker tray and five mini tin pots inside. Read more »

Party Land Ramdan Gift

By | July 13, 2013

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On the night before Ramdan I big fat white box made it to my door from Party Land. Inside, was a big styrofoam crescent and a star, all golden and glittery with the traditional Ramadan greeting of Mubarak Alaikum El Shahar written on the crescent and my instagram/twitter nickname on the star. Read more »

The Nutri-U Healthy Cookies Package from Local Flavor

By | March 17, 2013

nfhpfmm-001-1Last week a wrapped up package arrived at my door step. The wrapping is very simple yet the combination was attractive, a true testament to the saying “Simplicity is beauty”. I didn’t know what’s inside but I didn’t want to open up Read more »

His & Her’s Misho’s Gergai3an

By | August 6, 2012

One of the cutest gergai3an gift’s I’ve ever recieved is Misho’s, the son of fellow bloggers His & Her’s. Read more »