Chedi raspberries

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Does it sound ridiculous to say "I was pleasantly surprised at The Chedi Muscat"? It's such a haven, that place, with an almost otherworldly zen-ness, that it kind of goes without saying that everything about it will be pleasant, from the moment you enter its scented, tented lobby. My surprise came from the insanely delicious raspberry dessert I had there; more specifically, finding out from their pastry chef that the berries are sourced locally. These were plump, juicy and sweet, and grown somewhere - somehow - way out in the Omani desert. Raspberries! That's fantastic. 

Of all the gastronomic nostalgia I suffer from, the relative lack of local produce here is in the most painful. I'd love to see more Omani foodstuffs in restaurants and on shelves here in Muscat. If you want to sample these local beauties, hurry to The Restaurant at The Chedi: Chef tells me that raspberry season in Oman is soon coming to a close. (There's a sentence I never thought I would type.)

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  1. They were hands down the best raspberries I have ever tasted and I'm shocked they came from Oman. Way to go Oman, keep it up!

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  2. Delicious.These are the best raspberries I have ever tasted.Happy for sharing this nice post.Looks so good and thanks a lot for sharing.You must start seriously researching and then only start your essay writing works. Its very impressive way to start an essay is that you should know, that is starts it with a different topic and from general idea. Visit custom essays.

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