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6 Unusual Christmas Desserts From Around The World

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23 November 2020

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Christmas Desserts

Christmas pudding, mince pies, Christmas cake...

If you want a bit of something sweet at this time of year, it tends to come laden with dried fruit and often encased in pastry, with a dollop of boozy cream on the side.

But if you’re looking to push the boat out this festive season, why not try some of the more unique Christmas desserts from around the world…

1. Risalamande

Christmas Gifts For Anyone Who Loves Food

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7 November 2020

Christmas Gifts For Anyone Who Loves Food

Here are 18 Christmas gift ideas for home cooks, professional chefs, and people who just love to eat...

Know a foodie? We all do. In some way, we're all "foodies" as we all need to eat every day to survive. But what makes this breed of food-obsessed folks identify as "foodies" is their avid interested in more than just eating. Talk to one and they'll have the best recommendations for restaurants, stay up to date on the latest food fads, and possess knowledge on the restaurant styles, chefs, quality, and origin of food.

Tips for Hosting Christmas for the Very First Time

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16 December 2019

11 Tips for Hosting Christmas for the Very First Time

If ever there was a time to shine, it’s Christmas – from the twinkly star on the top of the tree and the snowglobe on the side, to the celebratory bubbly waiting to kick-start the festivities and the crowd-pleasing feast.

But what if it’s all down to you to put the fizz into the merrymaking, provide the crackers and keep your uncles from fighting? Hosting can be a tough gig, especially if it’s your first time running Christmas.

The Els Club Has You Covered This Christmas

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13 November 2019

When it comes to Christmas in Dubai, there are few places that truly inspire a festive feeling... This Dubai golf club is one of them!

Nestled in Dubai Sports City, The Els Club is somewhat of a haven for golfers, families, and expats alike. Thanks to the venue's several signature restaurants - 261 and Big Easy Bar & Grill - it's easy to understand why this golf club is a favourite go-to for most.

5 Turk-Aways to Save You Time and Money This Christmas

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19 December 2018

Turkey takeaways in Dubai 2018

Leave the cooking to the pros this Christmas...

Every year, friends and family gather around the roasted turkey beautifully displayed on the dinner table on December 25th. And more often than not, it's the result of hours of hard-work, slaving over a hot oven.

But what if we told you THIS year you don't have to cook your own Christmas dinner!?

The beauty of life in Dubai means 5* hotels and restaurants will actually cook your turkey - AND all the trimmings - for you, so you don't have to waste hours of your Christmas day in the kitchen.

Vegan Christmas: Meet The Man Who Says Plant-Based Doesn’t Mean Non-Traditional

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12 December 2018

Vegan Christmas

The meteoric rise of veganism isn’t exactly new news anymore. Between 2017 and 2018 participants in Veganuary (people pledging to go plant-based for the month of January) grew by 183%.

Since then, the animal-free movement has gone from strength to strength, with shops and restaurants rushing to offer more meat and dairy-free options than ever.

5 Christmas Foods That Go Back Further Than You Think

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12 December 2018

Festive Tradition

If there’s one thing about Christmas that can rival the feeling of a new smartphone, Dan Brown novel or horribly ugly sweater, it’s the food. At no other time of year can you indulge so eagerly in such displays of gluttony.

It is perhaps surprising then, that this glorious decadence is always painstakingly structured: The same meal is dished out again and again, honed by countless years of practice and force of habit.

Most of our festive foods have centuries of tradition behind them to justify their spots on the menu.

Christmas Brunches in Dubai

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27 November 2018

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Christmas Brunches in Dubai

Every year, Dubai residents anticipate the hugely popular Christmas brunches happening across the city…

For Christmas 2019 in Dubai, and every year, there are plenty of brunches to enjoy that residents can choose from for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and even Boxing Day.

After all, there’s nothing quite like filling your plate to the brim with turkey, gravy and all of the trimmings… Not forgetting the stuffing, bread sauce and of course, Christmas pudding.