A local artisan find… Dubai Coffee Museum

A local artisan find… Dubai Coffee Museum

Saffron Souk got wind of a Dubai Coffee Museum opening a number of months ago and it’s been on our hit list ever since. So it was a lovely coincidence to stumble across this bitter (but oh so sweet!) smelling coffee haven while on a wander around the historical...
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Asrouniyeh with The Carton…

Asrouniyeh with The Carton…

The Saffron Souk ladies are partial to a social gathering, especially when there is cake involved! So there was nothing keeping us away from The Carton’s ‘Asrouniyeh’, hosted at thejamjar, Dubai, to celebrate the end of their four-week residency and...
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SCAFA – for the aspiring chef in all of us!

SCAFA – for the aspiring chef in all of us!

Have you heard of SCAFA (the School of Culinary & Finishing Arts)? We met up with Zaigham Haque and his inspiring daughter Alisha at their Dubai based campus, to learn all about this much needed facility for those with a passion for food! SCAFA is tucked in...
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The Ripe Farm Shop, Dubai

The Ripe Farm Shop, Dubai

Saffron Souk realised they were running low on a few of those staple items that we had been picking up at our weekly visits to the Saturday morning Ripe Markets, but we didn’t panic. Not us, being the cool, calm and collected bunch that we are at...
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Dubai’s Frying Pan Adventures…

Dubai’s Frying Pan Adventures…

Oh my goodness… what a gem! In 3 hours, 44 minutes and 7 seconds, Arva, the Chief Executive Muncher at Frying Pan Adventures, gave us the best mystery food & cultural tour of ‘old’ Dubai, making us curious to revisit a part of the city that we...
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The Farm House @ Dukaan Al Manzil.

The Farm House @ Dukaan Al Manzil.

For all the Downtown Dubai crowd, who have been crying your way to Waitrose ever since the Organic Foods & Cafe left the district, you will be happy to know there is a new champion of organic, fresh produce in the neighbourhood, called ‘The Farm...
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Sweet Connections Gluten Free Kitchen

Sweet Connections Gluten Free Kitchen

Sweet Connections Gluten Free commercial kitchen is a little treasure in Dubai! Located in Dubai Investment Park, it might be a hike to get there but it is well worth it.  Areej and her team work magic in the kitchen, from the minute you walk in the door it is...
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