Archive for November, 2013

UAE 42nd National Day ‘Celebrating the Birth of a Nation’

The United Arab Emirates creates history every day in modern cities like Dubai and Abu Dhabi: it is a nation that defies expectations, with no precedent anywhere else in the world for the sort of growth it has enjoyed over the last 42 years.

It was thanks to the withdrawal of the British from the Gulf on 2 December 1971 that the UAE came into being. The country was created in line with a plan devised by Sheikh Zayed, the UAE’s first President, which called for a Federation that would pull together the seven Emirates ...Read more »

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Gazebo Restaurant ‘Eat Like Royalty’

The Gazebo restaurant chain is a celebration of one facet of the kaleidoscope that is Indian culture – and it is a very dazzling facet: the cuisine of the royal courts of Lucknow, Awadh and Hyderabad.

Gourmet Indian cuisine, principally associated with the Mughal emperors in northern India and the Nizams of the south, is characterised by elaborate cooking techniques and the fabulous use of herbs and spices. And at Gazebo the distinct flavours and aromas of its dishes are enhanced through the use of traditional ingredients and age-old recipes that have had a presence ...Read more »

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La Pavoni ‘Drink Coffee Like an Italian!

Italians consume billions of espresso drinks each year, making the country’s coffee intake one of the highest in the world. That’s a LOT of coffee, and Italians take great pride in their ability to extract perfectly flavoured espresso every single time … which is why so many bars, cafes, restaurants and hotels around the world insist upon using only La Pavoni coffee machines.

La Pavoni’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is located in Milan, the economic and production capital of Italy. Indeed, Milan is the engine of the country’s economy, as well as being home to one of the world’s most ...Read more »

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HOST 2013 ‘MENA Kitchen Professionals Descend on Milan’

In the last week of October over 130,000 people descended upon the second largest city in Italy, Milan, to look for and investigate products that would give them a competitive advantage in the fast-moving hospitality industry.

Host 2013 featured more than 1700 exhibitors from 48 countries, covering 100,000m2, at the Fiera Milano complex in Rho, just outside of Milan, with the five-day extravaganza incorporating more than 400 events, including workshops, seminars and demonstrations by world renowned chefs. And with visitors arriving from 162 countries it most definitely had a cosmopolitan feel, with a marked increase in attendance from ...Read more »

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