Drinks

Milk Kefir
This ancient drink from the Caucasus is gaining popularity around the world for its gut-healing properties. Why not try to make your own at home?
Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Waterfall Milkshake
Willy Wonka’s fabulous candy factory is every child’s fantasy come true, and this super-chocolatey milkshake could have been created by the Oompa Loompas themselves
Saffron Milk
One of saffron milk's greatest benefits is that it promises a sound night’s sleep, so have a warm mug of it before you turn in. Just 2-3 strands of saffron will do the trick, according to cookbook author Mira Manek
Arabic Coffee and Date Affogato
A traditional affogato is a great pick-me-up after dinner, but you have to try our spin on the Italian classic that combines Arabic coffee and dates
Baklava and Burnt Honey Milkshake
Whip up this indulgent shake for a treat, as breakfast, for dessert or as a lavish dinner accompaniment. Highly recommended to anyone with a sweet tooth
Raspberry Rose Water Iced Tea
Flavoured with rose water, this iced tea with a Middle Eastern twist is a refreshing pick-me-up on a hot summer's day
Apricot and Apple Fizz
Whizzed-up dried apricots make a deliciously sweet base for these sparkling drinks. Best enjoyed on a hot summer's day!
Matcha and Pistachio Iced Lattes
Make these green lattes in no time, ahead of brunches, breakfasts, afternoon teas or simply as a back-up for impromptu catch-ups with friends
Masala Almond Milk
Also known as badaam doodh, this recipe by Mira Manek is the ultimate welcome or festive drink
Karkade
Mixologist, Konstantinos Pavlakis from Grosvenor House Dubai's Ruya, shares his recipe for a traditional Ramadan drink with a contemporary twist
Qamaradeen
This traditional Arabic drink in a favourite during Ramadan because of it's restoring electrolytes - particularly in Jordan and Lebanon
Laban
In the UAE, it's common for Emiratis to drink Laban to break their fast during Ramadan because of it's hydrating and nutritious benefits