Cooking up a storm for a friendly gathering during Ramadan can sometimes be quite a chore. Does everybody like fish? Are there any vegetarians coming? Is there too much spice for the less chilli-inclined? These are just a few of the pertinent questions you’ll need to consider.
Call us lazy, but we’d rather rely on the well-worn hands of experts from the likes of Tariq Pastries in such matters.
Since 1983, this well-known bakery has been dishing up some seriously delicious treats, with everything from traditional Middle Eastern desserts to wild and wonderful, creative cakes on the bill, as well as savoury concoctions such as mini shawarmas and sliders.
Do you know your baklava from your basboosas? Your maamouls from your malben? The chefs here certainly do.
It’s not just the sweet stuff that it’s renowned for, either. There is also an array of excellent pizzas, which are created using their own signature dough and topped with simple mozzarella and fresh tomato, za’atar, chicken, meat or
Head into your nearest branch (there are six around the island) or give their catering team a call. You can even pop by to pick up a lovely platter of handmade sweets and savoury bites for the perfect Eid gift.
So, next time you’re slaving away in the kitchen, preparing the perfect iftar feast, pin up the apron and just relax. Tariq’s team have got this.
Various locations, including Budaiya Highway, near Ruyan Pharmacy and Namaste (17 592 063).