Buro 24/7 Middle East's guide to stay-at-home iftars
Comptoir 102, Detox Delight, The Brass
There's nothing quite like an intimate iftar affair in the comfort of your own home. Especially when the menu reads like a gastronomic picnic, gluten, vegan and diary considerate. From a direct delivery to healthy choices to simple DIY desserts, Buro 24/7 Middle East lists the best ways to enjoy an iftar at home.
One of Dubai's most popular spots for healthy eating is now bringing its concept right into your home. In collaboration with Deliveroo, you can now break your fast with Comptoir 102's signature healthy offerings including the chickpea salad, lentil soup as well as date cakes. Those with dietary restrictions will be pleased to also know that the menu is sugar and dairy-free, adding even more convenience in deciding your iftar meal.
For more information, call +971 4 385 45 55.
Fasting throughout the day calls for lots of replenishments in the evening and what easier way to increase lost nutrients than drinking with vitamin-infused juices. This Ramadan, Detox Delight offers a special menu that takes away any potential ill effects that fasting might bring, allowing you to breeze through the Holy month with minimal fuss.
For more information, call +971 4 338 3565.
Unleash the inner dessert maker in you and attempt to make the traditional drink, Sahlab. Dubai-based bespoke coffee house The Brass has generously shared its house recipe in making the creamy drink that has been enjoyed for hundreds of years.
Take a look at the recipe below...
2 to 2½ teaspoons of orchid flour
1 teaspoon of roasted/crushed walnuts
½ tsp of rose water
Simmer gently until it thickens. Top the drink with a sprinkle of cinnamon powder and coarsely ground or roasted walnuts.