Mama Baba Ganoush

Did you know the Caesar Salad was created in Mexico?! Surprised?

In the kitchen with Chef Ana Martorell at The St. Regis Doha!


It’s Flavours of Mexico week at The St. Regis Doha and on this very special episode of our foodie series with Mama Baba Ganoush, she heads over to Astor Grill to get some hot tips in the kitchen from celebrity Mexican Chef Ana Martorell! Click here to watch!

Mama Baba Ganoush shows you why you NEED to visit Australia!

ILQ Globetrotter: Exploring the Land Down Under with Mama Baba Ganoush!


Mama Baba Ganoush returns to her home country of Australia to introduce us to the people, places, and culture that make up the great Down Under! Oh – and we can’t forget about the food! Click here to watch!

MBG -- How Wa'hab is changing food wastage in Qatar!

How Wa’hab is tackling food waste in Qatar while feeding those in need


Ramadan is the month of giving, and in the latest episode of our foodie series with Mama Baba Ganoush, we’re spending an evening of volunteerism at Wa’hab – Qatar’s newest social enterprise that gives surplus food to those in need. So give us a click to watch!

MBG - This is what happens when food meets art in Qatar!

What happens when food meets art in Qatar?


Happy Monday folks! We’re back with a brand-new episode of our foodie series with Mama Baba Ganoush. This week we meet water-colour artist Zakkiya H. (@inkstruckstudio) to create a very special Ramadan work of art. Click here to watch her masterpiece come to life!

MBG - Hits the Streets of Arabia (on camel-back!) at Qatar's Doha Marriott

Camels, falcons, and Qatari culture at the Doha Marriott


On this episode of our weekly food series, Mama Baba Ganoush checks out the unique Ramadan offerings at the Doha Marriott – and makes some new four-legged friends to boot. Oh, and we’re giving away a sohour for two -- so go on, give us a click!

MBG - The one Qatari dish you have to make this Ramadan!

MBG Iftar: The one Qatari dish you have to make this Ramadan!


On this week’s special Ramadan episode of our food series with Mama Baba Ganoush, we head into the kitchen for a Qatari cooking master-class as Aisha from QTips welcomes us into her home for iftar! Can you guess what we’re making? Click here and watch our video!

So – do Canadian eggs taste better? We find out at Eggspectation Qatar!

Mama Baba Ganoush takes a look at the popular North American favourite, Eggspectation, at it’s new Mall of Qatar branch -- only to find out that it’s in fact, much more than it’s cracked up to be! (No pun intended – we promise!)

8 New Reasons To Be Tuning In To ILQ

What’s new with ILQ you ask? Well…how much time do you have? (We kid, we kid!)  But seriously, you may have noticed that there have been some big changes happening with Qatar’s Friendliest Community, as we’ve upped our content game and have expanded to include a host of brand-new daily web series, columns and more! We thought it was high time we broke it down for you, so click here to read on!


Why you’re eating sushi all wrong: Master-class with Chef Nobu Matsuhisa

In this week’s episode of our foodie series with Mama Baba Ganoush, we’re back in the kitchen at Nobu Doha during the visit of celeb Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, global master-chef of Japanese cuisine, for a lesson in how to eat sushi the proper way. So give us a click and learn something new!

Ramadan recipes: Simple sweet syrup from Qatari dates!

With Ramadan just around the corner, Mama Baba Ganoush gets back in the kitchen to whip up a super simple, healthy, and delicious date syrup – a sugary staple for any iftar or sohour!