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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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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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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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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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Thai Pineapple and Cashew Fried, Sticky Rice

I once read, Armenian mothers line up a number of objects in front of their babies as a part of a ritual when their first teeth appear. The first item they show interest in is supposed to predict their future careers. A book usually represents a scholar, money symbolizes a banker, and a knife foretells that the child will become a doctor and in my case it must […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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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