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ATW: Brazilian inspired Prawn Stew

ATW: Brazilian inspired Prawn Stew

  Truth be told I know nothing much about Brazilian food but after trying this recipe I am quite eager to find out more. This simple, quick and easy casserole can easily be translated as comfort food. If you like prawns, give it a go. […]

Roast Beef Pot Pie

Roast Beef Pot Pie

Call me old fashioned but I still keep my favorite recipes in a folder, not a computer folder… a regular file folder loaded with printouts and handwritten recipes with my personal ratings (drawn as stars!). If I find anything tempting I always take a printout […]

Mozzarella and Jalapeno Stuffed Grilled Burger

Mozzarella and Jalapeno Stuffed Grilled Burger

  According to my husband some dishes like kofta (meatball in gravy), haleem ( meat, wheat and daal combo), nihari, kebabs, lasagna, steaks are not authentic if beef is not used. Yes I mentioned steaks too because for some strange reasons many restaurants here serve […]

Chicken Tikka

Chicken Tikka

Chicken Tikka is a common traditional dish. Whole chicken or big meaty parts of chicken are marinated with spices and then cooked. It can be grilled, bbq, fried or steamed. I prefer oven roasting. Usually a special red chilli is added to give it a […]

Grilled Peri Peri Burgers

Grilled Peri Peri Burgers

  Serve burgers 3 times a day, 7 days a week and my kids won’t complain; put daal (lentils) on the table twice a day and watch their appetite gone. Does this happen in your house? The main problem I face on a “burger day” […]

ATW: Karachi Highway Style Wok Chicken

ATW: Karachi Highway Style Wok Chicken

  With Kabuli Pulao I mentioned that I would post a chicken recipe that would go perfectly with it and here it is. After doing few foreign dishes it was due. Traditionally this chicken recipe is made and served in a wok. Cooking in a karahi/wok makes it […]