Have you ever wondered how chefs come up with the dishes that come out of their kitchen? Time after time, we find ourselves marvelling at their skills and inventiveness, so we decided to try and find out how they do it.
Time Out Dubai goes behind the scenes of Dubai's most popular restaurants, taking with us a camera crew and Mystery Box, challenging the chef to come up with a dish based on the ingredients inside.
The chefs had no idea what the five items in the hamper were, but they had to use them, plus ten store cupboard ingredients, to come up with a meal in just 20 minutes.
We dropped into Omnia by Silvena on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, to surprise chef Silvena Rowe.
Rowe was honoured with the first Commitment to Healthy Eating award at the 2017 Time Out Dubai Restaurant Awards for her dedication to making the UAE a healthier place. Her meals are often sugar-free, gluten-free, raw, paleo and vegan. And what she comes up with here is no different…