The Palestinian Pantry to Georgian Dumplings

Posted on March 13, 2018 | By Arva Ahmed

Mooneh with Dima Sharif

Dima Sharif is the author of an encyclopedic Palestinian cookbook, Plated Heirlooms. She talks to us about preserved items for the traditional Arabic pantry, or mooneh. Visit to learn more about Dima, her recipes and her cookbook. Purchase her mooneh at

Market Munchies

Long time Dubai resident Sara bags up a whole lot of green from the Farmer’s Market in Bay Avenue, Business Bay. Click here to find the market on Google Maps. Instagram: @farmersmarketme.

Georgian Dumplings at Eshak, City Walk

Eshak is a restaurant on City Walk that serves Georgian, Uzbek, Armenian, as well as European and Middle Eastern foods. This is our go-to spot for khinkali, juicy soup-filled dumplings from Georgia. We go behind the scenes to watch how they’re made, and then learn how to eat them from Michael, Eshak’s General Manager. Check out our Instagram and Twitter for behind-the-scenes dumpling videos. And learn more about Eshak at

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