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Wednesday Wisdom: Changes in Animal Meat After Zabiyha/Qurbani

Wednesday Wisdom: Changes in Animal Meat After Zabiyha/Qurbani

(Featured image by Jakub Kolinek) When an animal is slaughtered/zabiyha, it’s muscles turn into meat while undergoing many chemical changes. Here is a brief overview of the process: Meat color. Meat getting tough. 1. Meat Color: If animals are vulnerable to stress prior to slaughter, […]

Psst! Need Ideas For Eid?

Psst! Need Ideas For Eid?

This happens every year, probably every where in the world, when Ramadaan, Eid ul Fitr and Eid ul Adha are approaching we divert all our energies towards food… menu planning, pre preparation, collecting and storing ingredients, we look for special dishes and so on. I […]

Wednesday Wisdom: 7 Benefits of Green Chillies

Wednesday Wisdom: 7 Benefits of Green Chillies

Another integral ingredient of our cuisine… Green Chillies. It plays different sets of roles in cooking, sometimes it is added to up the spice game, sometimes it is for aroma, sometimes flavor, or garnish, or pickle or chutney. It is really amazing how one single […]

Grilled Cheese and Herb Burgers with Plum Chutney plus Gluten Free Burger Bun Recipe

Grilled Cheese and Herb Burgers with Plum Chutney plus Gluten Free Burger Bun Recipe

One of the most conflicting scenarios of life is meal planning and sometimes deciding what to cook actually takes longer than cooking. *Sigh*. When ever I decide to make burgers it means the work has automatically doubled because no gluten free burgers buns available in […]

Wednesday Wisdom: Garlic Paste

Wednesday Wisdom: Garlic Paste

In our desi style of cooking 99% of the dishes require ginger and garlic, usually in paste form and almost all households have a jar of homemade or store bought ginger and garlic paste for convenience. I have spent last two years at a place […]

Fresh Plum Chutney – Ready In 10 Minutes!

Fresh Plum Chutney – Ready In 10 Minutes!

Sometimes technology could be a nightmare! I was so excited about today’s recipe and I had so much to write but some technical issues spoiled the level of enthusiasm. For some unknown and unexpected reasons I’m having a hard day accessing my own blog… Bummer:( […]