Celebrate Your Way

Patotin
Monday, who used to be a teacher in the Philippines shares her traditional family recipe for Patotin - a sumptuous duck stew
Roasted Red Pepper Soup
This hearty red pepper soup makes a fabulous starter, lunch or snack on a cool winter's day
Dolma with Lamb Chops
Zaynab, who grew up in New York and now calls Dubai home, combines her Iraqi heritage and multi-cultural experiences to create mouth-watering fare for her family and friends. Impress your guests this season with her show-stopping dolma!
Zesty Prawn Cocktail
Dubai-based Alison enjoys cooking during the week, preferring to stay out of her gorgeous kitchen on weekends, when her husband, who is a former chef, takes over. Here she shares one her favourite festive starters
Vegan Wellington with Pecan Quinoa Stuffing
Make your Christmas main something to sing about with this fabulous vegan Wellington with pecan quinoa
Legeimat
This traditional Emirati recipe has been personalised with the addition of mozzarella cheese by Zahra Al Nahdi. This pastry is a delicious and traditional sweet similar to doughnuts and is often served during Ramadan and special occasions
Margooga
A deluxe Emirati chicken stew with bread dough from Culinary Magic of the Emirates by Alexandra Von Hahn
Christmas Turkey with Beef, Pistachio and Parmesan Stuffing
Although Shelley Douglas is a professional hairdresser, we think she is more than capable of giving any chef a run for their money when it comes to her fabulous stuffed turkey...
Top 5 Places to Visit in Al Ain
Considering a daytrip to Al Ain? Visit the birthplace of His Highness Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, which is home to a number of cultural attractions
Celebrate Christmas Your Way
Gather with family and friends over a delicious feast this festive season with a little help from Spinneys
Emirati Cuisine - A Taste of Tradition
Discover the fascinating rituals and food culture of the UAE through Alexandra Von Hahn’s Culinary Magic of the United Arab Emirates
How to Celebrate National Day - The Year of Zayed
Read our top tips on celebrating the nation in The Year of Zayed