The Soulful Chef

CHOCOLATE
CHOCOLATE
Chef Ali Benali 9th Jan 2014

The credit goes to Spain for letting the whole world discover this amazing wonder of nature. Cortez Hernan, a Spanish conqueror, brought the first Cocoa beans to Europe in 1520. Then, Columbus brought

Italian Cuisine
Italian Cuisine
Chef Ali Benali 29th Oct 2013

Many people mistakenly consider Italian food to be limited to pasta and pizza. In reality, Italian cuisine is one of the most widely varied and richest cuisines from around the globe. It is not easy t

A History of Saudi Arabian Cuisine
A History of Saudi Arabian Cuisine
Chef Ali Benali / Fairmont, Makkah Clock Royal Tower 22nd Sep 2013

As a visitor to Saudi Arabia’s main cities, you will certainly be amazed by the huge number and variety of restaurants. Just name the concept and there you’ll have it. All the giant intern

How to Manage your Diet During Ramadan
How to Manage your Diet During Ramadan
Chef Ali Benali / Fairmont, Makkah Clock Royal Tower 16th Jul 2013

1 - Preparing for Ramadan To give more meaning to the purpose of Ramadan, it is essential to be mentally prepared in advance. As a misconception, most people overeat in an attempt to make reservations

A New Take on the “Old Ways” of Eating
A New Take on the “Old Ways” of Eating
Chef Ali benali 28th May 2013

A New Take on the “Old Ways” of Eating. How looking back at our History can Help us Become Healthier   For 200,000 years, nature was the ultimate provider, supplying  us with

Sufrati Meets Executive Chef Ali
Sufrati Meets Executive Chef Ali
sufrati 28th May 2013

Profile: Name and Background: Ali Benali, Moroccan, 44 years old. married with 2 boys and 1 girl. Education: University Degree in Business Administration, Culinary Diplomas from Emirates Academy in

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