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Khattay Baingun (Tangy Eggplant)

Khattay Baingun (Tangy Eggplant)

Eid is for three days but the food and parties affiliated with the occasion last a bit longer. My mom asked for a short break from meat which was not taken well by my kids and after a little negotiation they agreed for one meatless […]

Easy Mutton Chops

Easy Mutton Chops

Eid mubrak everyone! May Allah accept our good deeds Ameen. Sometimes it feels like we focus too much on food….coming from a food blogger it is oxymoron…what I am saying is that on special occasions like eid, we get carried away with our food planning, […]

Gluten Free Chicken Fajita Pizza

Gluten Free Chicken Fajita Pizza

While cooking (stove top) you can change the recipe according to your taste and preferences. Baking, however, requires your A game and  it is always suggested to follow the recipe. Sometimes a little adjustment in the proportion of ingredients can mess up the whole dish and […]

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 […]