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presenting the new body and soul festive edition magazine

We have launched a new Holiday Special Body and Soul magazine featuring a delicious new menu, and retail offerings to welcome the season. The publication offers a variety of classic dishes, easy to make home recipes, and new, exclusive products to shop (including holiday hampers to spice up your gifts). As usual, the highlight of our magazine is our limited edition Menu, which includes a luxurious, velvety hot chocolate, sumptuous soups, and a hearty salad in honor of the upcoming festivities. A few dishes to highlight include… Ricotta Fig Salad... Read More


festive roast turkey and lamb packages now available for pre-booking

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 2022 – We have launched our Holiday Special Body and Soul magazine featuring a delicious new menu and Thanksgiving and Christmas Turkey, and Lamb Roast Packages. Festive Roast Turkey and Roast Lamb Packages for Pre-Booking For over ten years we have been bringing a touch of magic to festive celebrations with our traditional roasts. Our Thanksgiving and Christmas roast packages are cooked to order and easily booked online. You can place your order and select the collection date and timings on via our online... Read More


home cooking recipes – chocolate yule log recipe

The perfect sweet treat to end your festive roast! One bite of this chocolatey yule log and you’ll be coming back for more! Prep time: 50 minsCooking time :10 mins INGREDIENTS Buttercream Filling1 ⅔ cups powdered sugar½ cup butter, at room temperature1 ½ tbs unsweetened cocoa powder 1 pinch salt2 tbs coffee-flavored liqueur, for a non-alcoholic version use a single shot of espresso with ½ tsp of cocoa powder and brown sugar and taste test. ⅓ cup mascarpone cheese METHODWhip powdered sugar, butter, cocoa powder, salt, coffee liqueur together in mixer on... Read More


home cooking recipes – festive gingerbread cookies

A Jonesey version of the classic holiday snack! Get the kids involved in making this festive treat, this recipe is divided into three sections: making the cookie, preparing the icing and fondant, and finally decorating the gingerbread cookie. Prep time: 20 minsMakes 20 cookies Cooking time: 20 mins Making the Biscuit INGREDIENTS 400g butter 5g salt 170g icing sugar 30ml egg white 10g vanilla essence 500g flour 5g baking powder METHOD Combine all dry ingredients in a mixer and mix on medium speed, until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add egg whites.... Read More


jones the grocer express is now open in DIFC!

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 2022 – Our brand-new gourmet grab-and-go concept venue, Jones the Grocer Express, has opened its doors today at the heart of the largest financial hub in the region – Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). “Following hot on the heels of our Express store at Bangalore Airport, this new site is laid back with an inviting vibe serving fresh, quick food. It’s certain to set a new benchmark in DIFC” – Yunib Siddiqui, owner and CEO. Located in Gate District Precinct Building 5, Level 2; our... Read More


home cooking recipes – The Best Organic Plant-based Gooey Brownies!

A Plant-based dessert Servings – 12 Prep Time – 5 minutes Cook Time – 25 minutes Want to make the most delicious organic gooey brownies, 100% plant-based and free from anything artificial, every single time? Look no further, we’ve got you covered! Ingredients Just Wholefoods Organic Brownie Mix 200ml Oat Milk 2 Tablespoons of Syrup 50ml Sunflower Oil Directions Empty the sachet into a mixing bowl and stir in the oat milk, syrup and oil Pour the mixture into a lined brownie tin before baking in a preheated oven (180°C/160°C... Read More


home cooking recipes – gluten free falafel salad

Ingredients Makes 1 large/2 small salads Ingredients 1 box of Just Wholefoods Organic Falafel Mix 1 bag of mixed leaves 2 handfuls of cherry tomatoes 1/4 of an average sized cucumber 50g cashew nuts 1 avocado A plant-based dressing of your choice Method  Empty falafel sachet into measuring jug Add 125ml of boiling water, 1tbsp sunflower oil & a squeeze of lemon juice Stir well & leave to set for 10 minutes Shape into balls and fry until golden brown Place leaves into serving bowls Slice the tomatoes and cucumber... Read More


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