Dallah Bakery’s Elba and Sukary Cups

By | July 20, 2013

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Elba’s traditional Kuwaiti bakery brought back their famous Elba with the start of the holy month of Ramadan. I’ve missed their elba, but they only make it in Ramadan and so on the very first week they sent me one cold pot of saffron-y elba, Dallah’s way of a Ramadan greeting. Read more »

Flu…

By | January 18, 2013

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You go to bed one Friday night with a head buzzing with your Saturday plans. You wake up happy and ready to start the day with breakfast outdoors. A few minutes after the sleep haze has lifted from your head you realise something is not right, there is a certain bad thing going on, and it hits you “I’ve Read more »

Winter in Kuwait Means: Dowwa and Chai Faham

By | December 4, 2012

 

When the desert winter arrives in Kuwait, it seems to seep inside the very core of your bones. The cold becomes unbearable and you know its time to bring out the dowwa “coal burner” and the Read more »

BBQ Dinner at Home…

By | November 29, 2012

A while ago as the weather was getting finer I knew it was time to have a BBQ gathering. If you’ve been following my bloga while you’d know about my friend and fellow blogger FourMe who had recently beat cancer after a vicious battle. Her 2nd year Cancer-Free Remission anniversary was coming up so it was the perfect opportunity to gather the girls for BBQ dinner at Read more »

Pictures: The Beauty of Fall

By | November 19, 2012

Kuwait’s climate is that of a desert. This means we have the hottest summers and the most intense winters. We never really feel the transition between the 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 »

Winter in Q8 Means: Nowwair Every Where :D

By | January 26, 2010

With the first drop of rain every sandy corner in Q8 suddenly wears a cloak of green dotted with yellow! Look closely and you see a scrawny little yellow flower we Read more »

ITS RAINING! RAINING WATER! WITH SOME THUNDER ON THE SIDE! HOORAAAY!

By | March 30, 2009

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Thank you god, for tonight, three minutes ago, it started raining 😀

Thank you god, for it is pure rain, with a proper thunder and lightining, now it finally feels like winter…

Can i light up a dowwa with some chai 7leeb z3fran hail, qers 3qaili, and chestnuts now? Read more »