Evan Bourke

11 Posts

Dubai celebrates the UAE’s Golden Jubilee anniversary with fireworks and dancing

On December 2, 2021, the United Arab Emirates will celebrate its National Day marking 50 years since the Emirates were founded in 1971.The ex-pat...

Oxtail Fried Rice: A taste of chef Alexander Smalls’ African heritage

Renowned restaurateur and cookbook author, Alexander Smalls, is the curator of Expo 2020 Dubai’s African food hall, Alkebulan. The first food hall of its...

From diving to kitesurfing: A guide for discovering the Red Sea

The Red Sea’s coastline is fast becoming a popular destination for sun-seekers and water sport enthusiasts alike.With some of the world's hottest waters, locals...

The worlds largest observation wheel opens to the public on October 21st

The worlds largest observation wheel opens to the public on October 21st. The wheel situated on the coastline of Dubai stands over 250 meters...

Ramen recipe: An expert chef on what it takes to create the perfect Japanese noodle soup

Creating the perfect bowl of ramen is an art form to many. Chefs are spending years trying to perfect a single dish. Chef Neha...

A unique taste – 120 day old dry-aged meat

Dry-aged meat can remain in a fridge from 28 days up to 120 days. We find out how one man is exploring the possibilities...

A feast for the senses – Chef José Avillez dishes Christian Dior

A collaboration with renowned Portuguese chef José Avillez and Maison Christian Dior has resulted in a feast for the senses. Striving to create this...

International borders blur with Richard Sandovals Mexican-Peruvian recipe

Award-winning Chef Richard Sandoval was recently in Dubai cooking in his Latino restaurant Toro Toro. This hotspot for Dubai foodies is just one of...

The cultural ingredients for a traditional Black Ink Paella

Chef Daniel Delgado sits under a larger than life mural of Lola Flores, the Cádiz native and iconic flamenco dancer, as he explains the...

How Dubai is keeping tourists and residents safe

Before the arrival of Covid in 2019, almost 17 million holidaymakers made their way to Dubai from over 233 countries. Now with lockdown restrictions...

Treasures and tradition – find out how pearl diving in Dubai still uses traditional methods

Over 7,000 years ago, there were only a few brave people that decided to settle in this tough but mesmerising landscape, but on the...

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