This is a recipe I've been playing with over the years. I've finally managed to achieve a balance I like. This cookie is a little less sweet with a subtle nutmeg flavour tied together with a hint of orange. The best option for this recipe is orange zest, but if that's not on hand you can substitute with 1 Tablespoon…

Sometimes when I need to make something I simply type into Google the ingredients I want to use and see what comes up. In this particular instance I wanted to use pomegranate seeds, baby spinach and pine nuts. I ended up with this recipe from tastebook.com. This salad tastes so fresh. The onion adds a sharp spicy quality and the…

Part of what I want to do for this blog is to find people in our community who are passionate about food or who are involved in the food industry. I’m not a journalist and have no experience with such things, so I decided to start with my family’s coffee roasting company, Totally Roasted in Oman (TRiO). I work for…

I got this recipe from and friend and totally love it! It's so quick to make that you can make it every day with no fuss. The version in the photo uses a mix of wholemeal and rye flours, but you can use any combination you like. Using white flour will make the bread fluffier and softer, but wholegrains are…

This muesli is a recipe I got from my grandmother. It's one that's very versatile; you can easily add more of what you love and less of what you don't. I usually make a double batch. This recipe uses date syrup which is readily available in Muscat. Date syrup is high in antioxidants and it's one of the most nutritious…

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