Month: November 2015

Splurge Eats: Sky Lounge at The Torch Doha – 51st Flr. 

Mr. Qatar Eats and I had a long day fixing our kitchen today and it was in a total state of mess, which meant no cooking will be done.  And with couple’s usual fashion of “what-do-we-eat” question and “I-don’t-know-you-choose” answer, we both agreed to try the sushi night (no buffet) at the Sky Lounge. We arrived at the 51st floor thru connecting elevator rides (you stop at 47th flr and transit to the next elevator). I got quite confused for a moment as we stepped out and thought I had to enter thru a curtained door (which was the fire exit 😒) as there was no reception area at the entrance. Finally found a staff who attended to us immediately and seated us at the smoking area.    Food Review We ordered Crispy Tuna Roll, California Maki, Smoked Salmon and Shrimp Nigiri (left plate) and Tuna and Salmon Sashimi (right plate).     The sushi rolls and nigiri were so-so in flavor. I mean, it’s okay but as I mentioned to one person, there was no …

Qatar Eats Makes: Kani Salad

Eh, I’ve been having this craving Japanese food lately. For like two weeks now, really. I didn’twant to blow all my money in eating out so I decided to make this kani salad.     Ingredients:    Dressing: ¼ cup Japanese mayonnaise 2 tablespoons rice vinegar ½ teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon chile sauce A dash of ginger powder 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil Pinch of salt Fish roe of your choice (optional) Salad: 4 shredded kani sticks  1 mango, peeled and shredded 2 cucumbers, peeled and shredded 1 very small lettuce head 1 nori sheet, cut thinly Directions: Whisk the dressing ingredients together. Season according to your tasteand set aside.    Shred the cucumber, mango and lettuce in a food processor or use a potato peeler and place in the bowl.          Add the kani and the nori.    Toss with the dressing immediately before serving.    Itadakimasu!🤗