Monthly Archives: September 2017

Indian Night- Choices – Oryx Rotana – Review

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As you may have figured out, from previous blogs, I love to spice up my food either by adding different spices or by adding that one ingredient that changes the entire aroma of a dish. Hence, when I heard that Choices in Oryx Rotana hotel offers an Indian night, I needed to try it out.

I have always loved Indian food and found it full of enriching colors and flavors that tingle your taste buds, Choices offered me just that.

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Fine Art made easy – Sushi Cake

When someone asks me what is my favourite type of food, sushi is the first thing that pops up in my head. Sushi is always bursting with creativity as you can put any ingredients in it and it will still have a delicious taste, as long as you keep the seaweed and rice because for me this is what makes sushi, sushi.

I have had attempts at making homemade sushi multiple times and even attended the workshop on the art of sushi, but I still fail to cut a roll of sushi in a perfect circle as they do in restaurants. Combining my love of sushi with my inability to make them beautiful, I decided to give the sushi cake a try. I read about this innovation a while back and at first, I didn’t feel it something I would do as rolling sushi is so much fun regardless of the end shape. Nevertheless, I gave it a shot and it gave me the same vibe that I’d get if I was eating regular sushi except it just lacked the fun and small bites of sushi.

Sushi cakes could be a substitute to regular sushi, as they taste the same and are much simpler to make. I  would only substitute the regular sushi rolls with sushi cake every once in a while, not always, just because sushi rolls tend to provide my senses with a more exotic experience.

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