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Gulfood is one of the biggest annual food and hospitality show that attracts more than 55,000 industry buyers, chefs, importers, exporters and other food industry professionals from over 150 countries.
Gulfood, 2013 took place in Dubai at the World Trade Center.
Dates: 25th-28th February, 2013
Nishtha Asrani from the NDTV Cooks team, who was there, takes you through the massive event.
All photo credits: Nishtha Asrani
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There were different halls featuring pavilions from Hungary, Jordan, USA, France, Iran, South Africa, Peru, Singapore and many more.
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A tetra pack attraction at the exhibition center.
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Hungry or not?
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Gelato! Oh yes, these are donuts made from gelato.
These products are called Mr Donuts by Toschi (Vignola, Italy). This stall in particular grabbed a lot of attention.
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You can enjoy Mr Donuts on a stick (Previous picture) or in a tray.
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For the love of cheese!
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Spotted at the France pavilion: Macarons.
Macarons are traditional French pastry made of fresh egg whites, finely ground almonds and powdered sugar.
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It's not everyday that you spot this. Do you?
Want to know what is he serving? Click here.
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Cocktail creation made easy.
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Lupin beans are eaten as a snack across the Mediterranean countries. Commonly sold in jars in markets and are preserved in brine.
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Meat lovers, rejoice.
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Foie gras, anyone?
Foie gras is a food product made of duck or goose liver. Foie gras is a delicacy in French cuisine.
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Beautiful fruity cakes!
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Yes, those are Indian mithais. Made from saffron syrup. Could I tell the difference from mithais made with Indian saffron? No.
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Olive oil tasting.
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Any yogurt lovers here?
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One of the attractions was the show cooking stalls. Fresh food made in front of a huge audience using the company's ingredients.
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Protein power: Lentils and pulses.
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