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... to say the least. He was the pastry chef for Disneyland for about 8 years and now does television, cooking tours & classes and writes cookbooks. He is funny and tells great stories. In the class we made 3 cheesecakes -- a savory one with crab and shrimp, a 4 chocolate cheesecake and his award-winning plain cheesecake. As always, the class came with an apron, lots of wine, a bottle of water and lunch -- we get to eat what we just learned to prepare. I think it ...
... delights) I eventually reached the souk. Here it got slightly more touristy but luckily not as bad as in Dubai and no one tried to throw a towel over my head.
The other side of the souk directly leads out to onto the cornice and the view was wonderful, with the mountains and the old fort on top, the palm trees lining the granite walk along the seafront. I seeked shelter in one of the little resting huts in order to try my new Halwa sweets. An Indian ...
... him as I was bargaining hard in Omani Rials, but we had rupees left over and he said he would take payment in any currency, fortunately I have an app for that so eventually our deal was sealed and off I went. As well as frankincense, Oman is famous for its silver, the most famous items are silver daggers, but we decided that UK customs may not be too happy about us bringing one of those back so we decided to settle for something smaller. When we were in India, back in ...
... gave the impression that their boat had sank and they were waiting to be rescued!!
Lunch was taken at the Al Nahda spa and resort. There seemed a good variety of buffet from Salad then hot dishes of Chicken Biryani, Dal Masala, Cajun potato wedges and even Lancashire hot pot!! Desert consistent of that well known Omani dish of bread & butter pudding or the Bedouin delicacy of strawberry trifle. I had some time to stroll around the grounds taking in the lush greenery ...
... a little Central Asian/Old Soviet style it’s the huge facade of gold and blue colour that sweeps up the front that makes it really stand out. We spent a good hour checking out all the sights around the Palace and in most cases just found ourselves dodging the sun’s rays by running between each shaded view point.
We eventually conceded to the suns power, called it a day and then planned how to get back to the hotel. Normally in most cities this ...