Sudeshna Ghosh
Sudeshna Ghosh

Sudeshna Ghosh is an independent food, travel and lifestyle editor and writer, editorial consultant and strategist, and travel blogger. Formerly an award-winning magazine editor, Sudeshna is a specialist restaurant critic, awards judge, speaker, and a well-respected authority on food in this region. She lives in Dubai with her husband and two daschunds, whenever she is not jetting off to discover her next destination.

The vintage cookie that is a surprising Eid hit

It is a time-honored tradition around the world to bake sweet treats during a festival – whether it’s Christmas cakes, or Diwali sweets. Eid, of course, is no different, with Muslims...

Ramadan recipes: The Moroccan soup that is now a must-have across the Middle East

Harira soup may unofficially be Morocco’s national dish, but it is during Ramadan that it becomes an absolute staple, consumed every day at iftar across north Africa. Representative of the many...

Why Ramadan and Rooh Afza have remained inextricably linked for over a century

Probably one of the very few things in the world that effortlessly crosses the India-Pakistan border – well, there’s Bollywood too, but that comes with its own share of controversies...

Ramadan recipes: Try this unique take on the indulgent samosa

The samosa may be best known as a quintessentially Indian snack, but it was actually a dish that originated in the Middle East, dating back to the 9th century Persian empire. The versatile stuffed...

Ramadan recipes: How to make a traditional, comforting bowl of lentil soup

In the first of a series exploring traditional Ramadan foods, we find out why brown lentil soup is an iftar essential. Few things say Ramadan as much as a hearty, comforting bowl of lentil soup....

Five things you need to check out at Louvre Abu Dhabi

It’s easily the most significant arts and culture opening of the region, creating global buzz. The Louvre Abu Dhabi, which officially opens to the public on November 11 has been ten years in the...

The future of food: In the battle against waste, UAE leads the charge

“Our entire food system is out of whack,” says Dan Barber, one of the world’s foremost chefs campaigning for ecologically produced food, who runs Blue Hill at Stone Barns, ranked...

Is bone broth the new superfood?

Forget green juice and exotic berries, the latest superfood fad taking the world – and this region – by storm doesn’t come from obscure Latin American jungles, but rather, your...