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Reading Corner

July 28, 2020

Ever wanted to create a cozy reading corner? Food stylist and photographer, Maya Ammous (AKA @Kitchen Editor) shares her tips on creating the perfect space. Maya’s Tips: Lighting is key. Make use of natural light if you can and choose a space next to a window, to give a warm and cozy ambience. Add some […]

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Porcelain: The Practically Perfect Vegan China

July 27, 2020

As global warming nears breaking point, consumers around the world are becoming more and more conscious. The shift in behaviour towards conscious consumption has meant more people are shopping with sustainability and social responsibility at the front of mind. As consumers worldwide become increasingly aware of how their retail choices impact the world in which […]

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Guest Post: The Power of Self Care

July 22, 2020

Yoga teacher, reiki practitioner and yApprael founder, Dina Ghandour, discusses cultivating self-care, her daily rituals and how yoga changed her life. By Dina Ghandour ( https://www.dinaghandour.com/) As a business owner, self-care was something I had to learn the hard way. In my mind, more productivity meant more work, but more work only led to burnout. […]

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10 Minutes With Zainab Alsalih

July 22, 2020

The founder of Dubai-based event company, Carousel, opens up about wedding planning, the challenges of COVID-19 and her new interiors venture, Carousel Casa. 1. Please tell us why you started Carousel Weddings. I have always loved making people happy. There’s something deeply gratifying about bringing people joy. I always knew that whatever I did, it […]

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Expert Advice: DIY Flower Arrangements

July 7, 2020

One of our favorite ways to revitalise a space is using fresh flowers – there’s nothing chicer than a striking arrangement for your dining room table, home office or guest room night stand. And while we usually leave the flower arranging to the experts, there are some arrangements that we can definitely master ourselves. We […]

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Recipe: The Snickers Cake

June 25, 2020

Recipe: The Snickers Cake The ultimate indulgence, @thesnacksociety shares the recipe for her famously irresistible Snicker’s Cake. Who doesn’t love a Snickers bar? It’s the perfect combination of salty peanut, chocolate and gooey caramel. Is your mouth watering yet? Now, imagine that in cake form. Here, Recipe developer extraordinaire, Kamilla Ormarzay (or @thesnacksociety) shares her […]

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Expert Advice: How To Keep Flowers Looking Fresh

June 23, 2020

We sat down with our favorite luxury florist, Maison des Fleurs, to learn about keeping blooms looking fresh for longer.   As we spend more time at home, we constantly find ourselves looking for ways to change and refresh our home décor. For us, one of our favorite, and most simple, ways is with a […]

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Introducing: The Inspiration Room

June 16, 2020

The place to share and shop the Silsal looks that inspire you. We love seeing Silsal through your eyes and discovering how you use and style our products, so we’ve created The Inspiration Room, where we can all get inspired. To those who have already contributed, thank you for sharing all of your Silsal moments with […]

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SILSAL CHARADES

May 20, 2020

Put the board games away, sometimes a good, old-fashioned game of charades is exactly what you need. Fun for the whole family, you can even host a virtual game with friends and family in a different house! There’s only one rule…no talking!

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Recipe: Musakhan Chicken Salad

May 19, 2020

Musakhan Chicken Salad Noha Snounou, also known as @Flavours_Of_Arabia, shares her recipe for this distinctly Palestinian dish. With caramelized onions, juicy chicken and perfectly-roasted pine nuts, Noha Snounou (the woman behind @Flavours_Of_Arabia), shares her healthy take on Palestinian Musakhan Chicken. Ingredients For the chicken: ½ Lemon, juiced 3 tbsp vinegar 2 tsp salt 500g boneless […]

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Recipe: Baklava Rolls

May 19, 2020

Fathima Mansoor, the mastermind behind ( @TableForFiveDubai) shares her recipe for the Middle East’s most famous dessert. Iconic and delicious, these bite-sized morsels of phyllo pastry and ground nuts, dripping with sweet syrup, are a rich and decadent treat. Here, Fathima Mansoor, AKA @TableForFiveDubai), shares her recipe for Baklava Rolls, which are sure to tickle palates […]

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Recipe: Coffee & Date Cake

May 11, 2020

One for the coffee lovers, this indulgent recipe by Maya Ammous (AKA @thekitcheneditor) is rich and full of flavour. Foodie and cake decorator, Maya Ammous (or the @thekitcheneditor), shares the recipe for her famous Coffee & Date Cake. Moist and delicious, with a hit of coffee, grown-up desserts don’t get much better than this. And […]

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SilsalXYou

May 11, 2020

Want to see your name (or your kids’) in your favorite Silsal calligraphy? Just fill out this form and our calligraphers will design a printable, just for you!                                   

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Recipe: Date Cake with Butterscotch Sauce

May 10, 2020

Layal Harmouch, the foodie behind @geminibakes, shares the recipe for her gloriously sticky date cake with butterscotch sauce. This decadent dessert is a true classic. The best bit? It’s deceptively easy to make. Here, Layal Harmouch (AKA the foodie behind @geminibakes) shares her recipe for the ultimate Date Cake with Butterscotch Sauce. Serve it warm, […]

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Maya Toubia Meets Kunooz

May 7, 2020

Event stylist and wedding planner, Maya Toubia, shares her secrets to styling our brand new Kunooz collection. Whether you’re planning an iftar with extended family, or an intimate dinner, a swoon-worthy tablescape is the best mood-setter and conversation starter. Here, event extraordinaire and @mytablebox founder, Maya Toubia shows us how to set your table like a […]

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Recipe: Roasted Tomato Risotto

May 4, 2020

Dubai-based food blogger @LadySpatula shares her recipe for the ultimate spring risotto. The super-talented food blogger, Suad Shama (also known as @LadySpatula), shares her favorite spring risotto recipe. Light, healthy and fresh, this Italian classic is packed with vibrant flavor, and relatively easy to make – making it perfect for Ramadan. Ingredients ½ cup olive […]

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Color With Silsal

May 2, 2020

Our iconic designs have been transformed into free coloring templates. All you have to do is print them, and get coloring!                                    

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Recipe: Riz Bi Halib

April 30, 2020

Our favorite dessert queen, Yasmine Idriss (of @petites_choses) shares her recipe for a traditional Lebanese milk pudding. The ultimate comfort food, Yasmine Idriss (AKA @petites_choses) lifts the lid on her recipe for a distinctly Lebanese, deliciously creamy take on rice pudding. Combining some of our favorite flavors, it’s one dish you’ll be whipping up again […]

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OUR FAVORITE DIY MEMORY GAME

April 3, 2020

While we all do our bit to flatten the curve, finding ways to keep the kids entertained can be a little tricky. But, what better way to pass the time than a family-friendly memory game? Beloved for generations, we’re sure it’ll become a lasting lock-down fave.

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TRIED & TESTED: HANDS-DOWN–THE BEST HOMEMADE PLAYDOUGH RECIPE

March 30, 2020

(credit: Familyeducation.com) Who doesn’t get nostalgic from the smell of playdough?Tried and tested, this recipe is super soft,squishy, and the best part… it does not stick. The perfect way to unwind,or enjoy some family bonding. #BeMindfulWithSilsal What You’ll Need 1 cup water 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 cup salt 1 tablespoon cream of tartar Food […]

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Recipe: Pain d’Épices

March 18, 2020

Brussels-based food blogger, Douceurs d’Alger, shares her recipe for the ultimate no-knead French bread. Food blogger Sophie Vanderhaeghe (aka Douceurs d’Alger) shares her recipe for subtly-spiced, pain d’épices. Bursting with warm flavours, thanks to the generous helping of honey and spices, this classic French loaf is the ultimate comfort food. Ingredients 260g plain flour 50g […]

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Classic Crepes

January 14, 2020

Soft, buttery and infinitely versatile, Brussels-based food blogger, Douceurs d’Alger, shares her recipe for Classic Crepes. Silsal’s favorite foodie, Sophie Vanderhaeghe (AKA Douceurs d’Alger), shares her recipe for super-easy, classic pancakes. Whether you have them for breakfast, brunch or dessert just be sure to prepare plenty, as they are always a huge hit. Ingredients 4 […]

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Douceurs d’Alger’s Indulgent Shortbread Cookies

December 8, 2019

Brussels-based food blogger, Douceurs d’Alger, shares her recipe for indulgent, but oh-so-delicious shortbread cookies perfect for the holiday season. Sophie Vanderhaeghe, the super-talented foodie behind Douceurs d’Alger, shares the recipe for her melt-in-the-mouth Shortbread Cookies. With the festive season fast approaching, these incredibly moreish treats are sure to steal the show at any holiday party […]

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