Tag: healthydinner

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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PASTA ALLA BOLOGNESE

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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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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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Potato and Spinach Curry

Our love affair with curries is not new… As the legend goes, the first chicken tikka masala was invented in Birmingham for an English couple who couldn’t handle the spiciness of authentic Indian cuisine. But Glasgow had a counter-claim on that very first curry … Either way, us Brits and our love for curries is […]

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Thai Chicken Satay With Peanut Dipping Sauce

I don’t know about you, but I am not ready for autumn! The last couple of days has been just a little cooler, and the evenings are definitely more crisp…. September is the month our little one starts her first school as well! It is exciting and challenging yet heart wrenching for us…. they grow up so […]

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TURKISH LAMB STEW WITH OKRA

Turkey is situated between Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The influence of this very unique location can be seen in their history, culture, lifestyle and food. It’s not all about Shish Kebab! In fact the Turkish cuisine is the best combination of Eastern European, Central Asian and Middle Eastern food. Today, as promised I […]

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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…. Seafood Ramen!, A delicious seafood and noodle soup from Japan, with […]

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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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