Vanilla & Chocolate Swirl cookies

These used to be my favorite cookies but I hadn’t made them for a very long time due to the dietary restrictions/ intolerances. Recently, I had an extended breakfast over at a friend's place who had baked these delicious chocolate pinwheel cookies and it reminded me of how much I used to love them so... Continue Reading →

CHICKEN SHAMMI KEBAB

We make these often, and in different shapes and sizes as part of different recipes. In spaghetti and meat balls, in burger pattice, in seekh kebab sandwich rolls, in samosa, in chicken keema biryani and pot pies amongst the many others. We slice up the left over pattice to add to quinoa/ rice/ pasta’s or... Continue Reading →

VEGETARIAN GREEN PAPAYA SALAD

I first tasted this crunchy, mildly tangy, sweet and spicy salad back in 2007, it was our first anniversary dinner and we decided to go to Pad Thai (little gem of a restaurant in Madinat Jumeirah with gorgeous setting overlooking the water canal, it offers amazing food and great service - no affiliation, just a... Continue Reading →

Edamame hummus on toast

I came up with this recipe after returning from a long holiday in India, with a pretty much empty fridge staring at me and too tired and lazy to go out, indeed ‘Necessity is the mother of invention’. This is a spin on my favourite dip - the good old lovable hummus! Here, I have... Continue Reading →

Waldorf Salad

GREEN APPLE & CABBAGE SALAD/WALDORF SALAD Green Apples are low in cholesterol, rich in antioxidants & helps in digestion. It’s a Mediterranean take on Waldorf Salad. This is one of the less ingredients, quick salad recipe which is healthy & can be made in advance for a brunch party. Also couldn’t help it, I have... Continue Reading →

Watermelon Feta Salad

WATERMELON FETA SALAD It is our family's favorite fruit, we eat it as is (and lots of), as juices and salads. It has a high water content that is good for us in the scorching summers we experience here, temperatures climb upto 50 degrees C. We have been lucky enough to grow watermelons in our... Continue Reading →

Carrot Chilli Pickle

This season we had an abundance of carrots in our kitchen garden, like my mum would, I decided to make the tangy crunchy pickle out of them. The girls were more than happy to pluck carrots and chili from the garden (free labour :)) Here is the easy and quick and almost delish recipe for... Continue Reading →

Brussel Sprouts Salad

So. my husband doesn’t eat Cabbage. Its nothing to do with the taste as I have tried many ways to make him eat, tried different recipes but as soon as he looks at it , he would say, “Oh! Its cabbage, I don’t like it” & I would be, “But you haven’t tried it yet”... Continue Reading →

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