~Fajita Drumsticks~ 

I love one-pan dinners; they are quick, effortless and healthy and believe it or not, as much as I love cooking, there are times when I just don’t want to step into my kitchen and for days such as those, I look towards recipes that are less time consuming, requires no demand for attention and…

Sunshine Blogger Award 

I would like to extend my heartiest gratitude to themessybeardfoodblog for nominating me for this award. As a blogger it’s always a pleasure to learn that there are other bloggers out there who are reading your stuff and are your motivational cells to keep moving forward. The Messy Beard has an extremely natural way of writing his…

~Persian Zereshk Polow~

I truly understand when Ashley Graham said, “the irony is that food gives me a sense of control, even though it makes me totally out of control. Food is something I can choose, order, have delivered. I sit down, eat, and feel really good in the moment. At its essence, food is nourishing. There is…

~Creamy Bihaar Chicken Curry~ 

I have to admit, ever since, I have matured in my knowledge of cooking techniques and spices, I have loved being an alchemist in my kitchen. Having various spices in my spice cabinet, dabbling with them makes me feel like working in a lab, experimenting and testing and creating elixirs. If you really think about…

~Shawarma~

George Bernard Shaw, wrote history when he wrote, “there is no love sincerer than the love of food” and it is one of my favorite lines in literature. The love of food evolves you as a person, you learn to invoke innovation and team-up with curiosity, although, sometimes that curiosity may lead to utter disasters,…

~ BBQ Peri-Peri Chicken ~ 

“The shared meal elevates eating from a mechanical process of fuelling the body to a ritual of family and community, from the mere animal biology to an act of culture” (Micheal Pollan) and so let me share a family favourite from my dinner table to yours. This dish is my take on the famous Nandos…

~ Lasagne Wraps ~

Giada De Lorentiis once said, “Pasta doesn’t make you fat. How much pasta you eat makes you fat” and I agree. I believe nothing is bad for you until and unless you are having it in controlled proportions and I have personally experienced this; when you eat less than your hunger, your body learns to…

~Gola Kebab Paratha Roll~ 

Anthony Bourdain avered, “I think of street food as the antidote to fast food, it’s the clear alternative to the King, the Clown and the Colonel”.  Street food of any country is a huge indicator of what the inhabitants of that particular land fancy as food as it reflects the heart of the community. Certain…

~Shashlik~ 

Many of us don’t know that Shashlik initially originated from Eastern Europe. It is a descendant of the word “shish” or “sis” in the turkish and Iranian language which actually means ‘skewers’ which later became “shyshlik” in Russian and journeying through Southern and Central Asia, when it came to the land of curry lovers, settled…

~Mandi~ 

William Shakespeare wrote it best, “tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers”, and I bet if he ever had a chance to eat middle-eastern food, he’d be licking all his fingers clean. The food in Middle-east is as lavish and glamorous in taste and presentation as the life of Middle East itself….