jones the grocer’s sizzling aed 66 summer dinner is a big deal

Jones the Grocer, UAE’s favourite gourmet grocer and café launches a sizzling  summer dinner with a two-course meal for just AED66. Diners can select six starters and six main courses for AED 66 and then upgrade to a third course and dessert too! The summer dinner deal features ever-popular dishes from their all-day menu beginning with six appetisers such as the Jones Caesar salad or a specially curated charcuterie board, followed by six main courses which include dishes like the zingy Chili and Garlic Linguini and Chargrilled Harissa Chicken. Diners... Read More


home cooking recipes – easy falafel wrap

Serves 2 – VEGAN – Cooking time 25 minutes Ingredients1 packet organic falafel mix sunflower oil 4 small tortilla wraps 2 tbsp tahini juice of 1 lemon For the filling:1 packet organic falafel mix, prepared as per instructions1 tomato (chopped into cubes)small handful of torn peppermint and coriander leavesA handful of salad leaves¼ red onion, cut into thin slicesred cabbage pickle Method: Empty the falafel sachet into a bowl and add 125ml of boiling water, 1 tbsp sunflower oil and a squeeze of lemon juice. Stir well and leave to... Read More


jones the grocer unveils a sizzling summer edition of body & soul magazine and menu

Jones the Grocer, UAE’s favourite gourmet grocer and café, releases its third edition of Body and Soul magazine and summer menu. The publication features an array of new dishes, recipes to recreate at home, new and exclusive products to shop, and fruitful creations ideal for the hot season. From iconic breakfast dishes like Croque Madame Jones, to mains like Chicken Shawarma Quinoa Bowl, refreshing smoothies of distinct tastes, and finger licking desserts – the new menu is a must try. A few features to highlight include… Breakfasts & Mains Smoked... Read More


home cooking recipes – no fear risottos – 3 regal risottos in 30 minutes

A good risotto is rich and creamy. It is Italian comfort food at its very finest. That’s why a truffle and mushroom risotto has been on our café menu forever. Making good risotto is about coaxing the rice to release its starch which binds the dish together in a lush sauce. The ingredients in the pan must keep moving while keeping just the right amount of liquid, so its not dry nor mushy. Short-grain, starchy and robust rice, such as Arborio and Carnaroli, from Northern Italy are ideal to make... Read More


home cooking recipes – nojo’s sensational vegan sauces magically transform everyday meals

MIND BLOWING ROASTED CAULIFLOWER STEAKS WITH NOJO SERVES 2 – TIME TO MAKE 25 mins Ingredients: Nojo tahini dressingCauliflower1/8 of a small red pepper, finely diced1 tsp of capers1 tsp of caper juicea few chives, finely diced Method: Cut and prepare the cauliflower into two steaks Lightly oil and grill the cauliflower steaks till toasty Mix the capers, it’s juice, the red pepper and chives to make a garnish Pour some Nojo tahini dressing on a dish Plate the cauliflower steaks onto the tahini dressing Evenly distribute the garnish on... Read More


home cooking recipes – flapjacks and pancakes – treats for the family

JUST WHOLE FOODS organic and plant based mixes are now available exclusively at Jones the Grocer. ORGANIC PANCAKES MAKES 8 – COOKING TIME 15 mins -VEGAN Ingredients: JUST WHOLE FOODS pancake mix350ml MILKLAB oat milk Method: Add 350ml MILKLAB oat milk to the pancake mix and whisk until smooth Leave to stand for 5 minutes Grease a frying pan with vegetable oil and set to a high heat Once hot, reduce heat slightly and add a tablespoon of mix When bubbles appear on the surface, flip the pancake over and... Read More


home cooking recipes – mango honey and yoghurt popsicles

A classic spring stable that the kids and grown ups (sshhh…) will love. These are a healthier substitute to the shop bought versions and can be whipped up in minutes. They’re great for after school snack breaks and a tropical surprise for a spring garden party. MAKES 8-10 POPSICLES – PREP TIME 10 mins and 4 hours to freeze Equipment needed: Ice lolly molds and sticks Ingredients: 200ml Jones just mango cordial 1 fresh mango chopped into chunks 100ml water 50g Grecious wildflower honey 700g Greek yoghurt or any yoghurt... Read More


home cooking recipes – lentil and quinoa burgers

These vegan friendly burgers are packed with healthy pulses and are an excellent substitute for the real thing whilst still remaining juicy, satisfying, and full of flavour. The mix can be made up to 48 hours before and can also be frozen. SERVES 4 – COOKING TIME 35 mins – VEGAN Ingredients: 185g cooked Sabarot red quinoa 300g cooked Sabarot green lentils For the flax mix: 1 tbsp flax seeds mixed with 3 tbsp water half a diced onion 2 minced garlic cloves 1 tbsp cumin powder 1 tbsp smoked... Read More


home cooking recipes – tomato and chilli paccheri pasta with crumb crusted chicken

The humblest of dishes are often the heartiest and this one is certain to please the entire family. Kids are sure to love it! The use of paccheri in this dish helps the sauce stick to it, filling the pasta with tomatoey, garlicky goodness! Gratinated chicken completes this dish like bright crisp afternoon sunshine. You can also use fresh prawns or salmon. Leave out the chicken and cheese for a lighter vegan dish. SERVES 4 – COOKING TIME 30 mins Ingredients: 300g Gentile paccheri pasta 2-3 tbsp Jones lemon oil... Read More


introducing the spring edition of body and soul

It’s the year of Body and Soul at Jones the Grocer, which sees the popular food emporium introduce its Spring edition of their Body and Soul Magazine and Spring menu; a truly refreshing and unique read that is certain to inspire, inform, and tantalize tastebuds. The Body and Soul magazine will prove a delightful form of escapism, taking readers on a journey of discovery, showcasing feel good home cooking recipes, practical tips on how to make the ultimate charcuterie board, ‘a day in the life of’ an artisan cheesemaker, an... Read More