As anyone unfortunate enough to find themselves behind me at barre class will tell you, I’m no stranger to a good meal. What I lack in size zero jean fitting ability, I make up for in culinary enthusiasm, and if you can’t find me making a mess in my own kitchen, I’m likely busy enjoying the spoils of someone else’s.
These days though, being a foodie can feel like something of a political statement, a pushback against the modern desire to photograph an acai bowl rather than eat an actual apple. So it is that this month we delve into the world of food and drink, and ask what the landscape looks like in the UAE today.
From dissecting the ‘clean eating’ phenomenon to uncovering the country’s most groundbreaking gastronomes, you’ll find plenty of inspiration for your own culinary explorations. My tuppence worth? Eat well, eat local and always lick the spoon. After all, it’s never too late to book another barre class...