Grilled Bagel Toasties with roasted Chicken, Mozzarella, olive and basil

Our weekends are busier than the week, so I decided to simplify things for this weekend by making bagel toasties for lunch! For the best flavours, this does require a bit of preparation, which can be done even a night before to safe time … or on the day…like getting the chicken out of the freezer a few hours […]

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Lamb’s liver and kidneys with honey glazed onions, roasted garlic potato mash and Balsamic tomato relish!

Mashed the roasted garlic…. Peeled the boiled potatoes… Cooked up some balsamic red onions, flash fried the liver and kidneys… took some pictures… made a YouTube video and Instagram post trailer…..now is the time to share the recipe with you – my favourite time of all..!!!! So here I am with a brand new, delicious, […]

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Tahiri Pulao- Quick One Pot Turmeric, Potatoes and Rice Dinner

I am a lover of any form of rice, I pretty much have been for whole my life and this super delicious, but super quick, rice and potatoes one-pot dinner is my favourite! This quick dinner cooks in a flash and is my little one’s favourite too and leaves more time for me and Mr Q […]

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Seafood Ramen….”My spin on an absolute classic”

Another seasonal situation, a family-wide summer flu, sent me into the kitchen for something fortifying and this nutritious broth has it all to fix it…! Even if you’re not in to broths and soups, this sunshine in a bowl may inspire you to try it…. A delicious seafood and noodle soup from Japan, with a choice […]

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Ramadan Retreat

Fasting from dawn to dusk, without any intake of solids or liquids… and a less known, but very significant fact is, it should be with abstinence from all types of worldly desires in practice, thoughts and emotions. A complete mind, body and soul refreshing and recharging detox for a month with a deep reflection and […]

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A shabby chic card

  There’s been plenty going on behind the scenes lately, with the blog moving to its own website, pending art projects and house hunting, quite time-consuming activities! I have just finished creating my shadow boxes for a friend’s nursery wall. There hasn’t been a whole lot of time for new art projects and crafts, so today […]

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Our Life in Sweden! 

Travelling is so magical, isn’t it, but moving to a new country to start a new life is a massive decision, one that requires a lot of thought, it could be for work or a new adventure but for me it was for love…! As Mr Q needed to move to “Stockholm, Sweden with his […]

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Kabuli Pulao … “My spin on an absolute classic”.

Alright, first things first. Thank you so very much for your incredible feedback, creative suggestions and support for my blog. Seeing all the appreciation and interest, I decided to expend my horizons for creative freedom and moved to a new and bigger cyber home… my new blogging website … Life Art and Bites! a permanent […]

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A day in our life captured through the lens.

Hello everyone, How was your week and the weekend? It’s felt like a pretty low key week for us, with work particularly busy for Mr Q and a bit for myself. We were still running errands at the weekend….and also took the little one to her favourite fun activity of all, the “Mini Athletes “session on […]

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The Ginger Soy Edamame! “My Spin on an absolute classic”.

​ ​   A few years ago, when beautiful London was my home, me and my bestie Carole used to take walks at lunch time breaks in central London. When I say walk, I mean….I would usually drag myself along with her as walking is not one of my best talents. But as you know […]

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The Healing, Clear Chicken Broth! (Yakhni)

PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES COOKING TIME: 40 MINUTES SERVE: 2 STARTERS This is a delightful Recipe….! And the best part is, cooking preparation is next to none. Easiest recipe ever and a Remedy for seasonal, Cold and Flu, packed with flavour and variety of nutritional goodness! All the spices used in this broth have travelled […]

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It’s a Boy, Card!

When it comes to Art, the thoughts and imagination runs wild, there are no ‘wrongs or rights’ to do it. Every piece is unique and express the soul of the artist and a story of the artist inspiration! My art piece today is inspired by one of a new addition to our family….. A gorgeous […]

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THE SLOPPY JOES! “My personal spin on an absolute classic”

Mmmm. I love Sloppy Joes with coleslaw and potato fries, especially when they’re served on brioche buns! That is just a match made in heaven. We had the craving for these for days..and when I made them, man…….they disappeared in no time! If you’re in a need to feed a crowd, these Sloppy Joes are […]

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Welcome Baby Card

  April showers bring May flowers… but this time it brought us a few new babies as well as the pretty blooms and blossoms. Babies of our family and friends!! Well “Spring is a time for new beginnings” as they say. With that inspiration in mind, today I am sharing one of my “Welcome baby […]

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