Category: food

ONE POT – CHICKEN KABULI PULAO

A super delicious, quick, one pot, no fuss Kabuli Pulao, but with all the trimmings! Cooked with chicken, basmati rice, chickpeas, garam masala, raisins, cashew nuts, sugar syrup and butter. It is with a hint of saffron and mildly scented with ground cardamom. If you are not into Pulao, this one might turn you around! […]

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De-stressing and Health Boosting Smoothie!

Normally, I would have a cup of tea to start my day, but when I am stressed I start it with this delicious smoothie for the added zen. Anxiety is a very real thing. Nowadays, literally everyone I know is stressed out due to one reason or another. It’s just the life we all live. […]

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Lamb and Barley Soup

In the history of this young blog, this is already the seventh lamb recipe I share with you. This time, Lamb and Barley Soup. A healthy Mediterranean winter warming recipe. And if you ever believed that barley were a tasteless grain, the mega flavour in this super quick soup will surprise you! So here is what […]

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HEALTHY EGG AND CHEESE BURRITOS

Now that the winter is approaching, the nights are getting darker and it is also a bit nippy in the mornings. With that change we definitely need something substantial and quick for breakfast to warm us up. One of our favourite breakfast for those mornings is the healthy loaded breakfast burritos!   A Mexican and […]

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SLOPPY JOES (cooking video)

I would like to say for the record that I’m just an old carnivore when it comes to burgers! My burgers have to be meaty, cheesy and with a fresh and tangy crunch! You might remember the sloppy Joes I posted some time ago. It’s a super tasty and really quick to cook family dinner! […]

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SWEET POTATO FISH PIE

Sometimes it is the simplest flavours that produce the most impact. Today’s dinner certainly has that awe factor…. Fish pie also known as fisherman pie, is one of a classic British dish which tastes every bit as good as it looks and yet super easy to rustle up. Everyone loves a pie and this Sweet […]

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PASTA ALLA BOLOGNESE

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PINDI PULAO (RICE AND CHICKEN CASSEROLE)

Pindi Pulao! A delicious family dinner of Pindiites and as obvious named after their famous city of Rawalpindi! City of Mr Q and my In-laws! Rawalpindi (Pindi) is a city abuzz all day long with the daily life’s hustle and bustle, tourists, traffic, shopping and food! Rawalpindi showcases traditional Pakistani food at its best! From […]

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ONE-POT KEEMA PULAO (Minced Lamb with Rice)

I have just cooked my delicious and super quick dinner! The Keema Pulao or Qeema Pulao. A comforting yet with minimal faffing, one-pot minced Lamb, Vegetables and Rice casserole! The smell of onions sautéing, the spices and herbs infusing with rice and lamb and the smell of ghee is filling the house with nostalgic aromas taking […]

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Sindhi Lamb Biryani with Potatoes and Dried Sour Plums

Good Biryani is a joy to eat and a true indulgence and if you are into food you must have this delicious Sindhi Lamb Biryani with Potatoes and Dried Sour Plums (Alo Bukhara) recipe in your repertoire…! I made this over the weekend while Instagraming a live video along the way!🤓….. I know…I know, what you gonna say to […]

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BAIGAN BHURTA – Grilled Eggplant Curry

A good home cooked veggie curry is so darn delicious that you won’t even miss the meat. A humble pot of goodness filled with all the elements of healthy life – vegetables, olive oil, garlic, ginger, tomatoes, onions, a hint of spice and loads of love…! Today’s meatless wonder is  Baigan Bhurta/ Grilled Eggplant Curry! A fuss free […]

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Creamy Fettuccine with Asparagus and Prawns

The early September sun is still shinning and it is tempting to be out and about, so when you’re heading off for a family bicycle ride or a walk in the park, what you need is something light and quick to eat, but something which also keeps the energy level topped up over time …and I happened to […]

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PAKORA KADHI

Contrasting flavours can be just as interesting as complimenting ones… Ever so fluffy and buttery chickpea flour (gram flour) pakora dumplings, submerged in a creamy, tangy and spicy yogurt sauce, taste remarkably good with a warm bowl of boiled rice… Today’s curry is the famous….Pakora Kadhi (pronounced as kard – hi)… (translated as Chickpea/gram flour […]

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Focaccia with Olives Rosemary and Tomatoes

There is something about a homely ceremony of bread making that I find completely therapeutic. Much like, watering the plants or pressure washing the driveway, it’s a time consuming but incredibly satisfying project! The taste of freshly baked warm bread is phenomenal and it leaves the home filled with one of the world’s sweetest smells! One […]

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