Food

More Than Just a Nip and a Tuck

Since the surgery, he has lost 23 inches around his waist and has adopted a healthy lifestyle.

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April 5, 2012

Where Will Our Summers Take Us?

By Karin Friedemann, TMO Spring is the time when we start dreaming about our summer vacations. Signing kids up for summer camp, planning a family vacation, or perhaps opting out of travel and instead, looking into what summer programs are available close to home. Some of us are planning gardens, while some of us might […]

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March 22, 2012

Mad About Ma’moul

One of the benefits of living in the Middle East is the availability of Arabic dessert delicacies, like Baklava and Kanafa.

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January 12, 2012

Nutrition

The food guide pyramid has been adopted by the US Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services to encourage people to eat healthily.

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November 17, 2011

Decadent Desserts Delight Kuwait

“Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” ~Ernestine Ulmer

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September 22, 2011

Halal Food, Big Business in France

An investigation into the halal industry in France, and certification programs

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March 6, 2011

Restaurant Review Puts Blogger in Hot Water

The uproar by 2:48am blog readers has been fierce and widespread. So much so that even bloggers across the Middle East are blogging about it.

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February 4, 2011

The Cupcake Craze

The demand for sugary caloric treats in the Middle East has created the perfect niche market for home-based businesses in the region to get pretty comfortable in. The absence of stringent governmental food administrations and a wholesale deficiency of licensing requirements to sell food makes it possible for anyone with an oven to go into business.

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October 14, 2010

The Food Fight

A food fight has been brewing in Kuwait the past few weeks and it has consumers seeing red, as in tomato red.

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October 7, 2010

On Ramadan Blessings

In a little over a month, the Ramadan blessings will begin to flow, and I can’t wait.

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July 11, 2010

Chasing Halal

… the [halal system in the Middle East] is not foolproof and in some countries has completely broken down. One of the most problematic places for distinguishing between halal and haram food is at western-style grocery stores.

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May 20, 2010

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