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Chocolate orange mini cakes

My life these days is all about living slow. The kind of days that went past me through a flash reminded me to take it easy. While I am confident it is going to be hard to continue this way, more for the reason to survive, and not all days will be the same, I…

Make delicious orange iced tea at home on a hot summer noon for instant hydration and to cool off in the heat.

Orange Iced Tea

Even after living for 7 years in Dubai, I don’t think I can ever get used to the summer here. The humidity is crazy and it feels like a sauna everytime we step outside our homes in an open sun. Still for now, Dubai is our home and we love it here. I can return…

Summer Favorites – August ’18

I’ve had this idea from a very long time. There is always so much I want to share – from my current favorite meals, restaurants, products, services etc that don’t make it to a separate blog post to be shared in one. Thankfully, life has got more busier but sadly I don’t get to sit…

Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Stories – Part 1

We are in a great period where number of opportunities are being opened for women business owners as the market is in search of more innovative ideas and solutions. And for the longest time, I’ve been wanting to write on this little space I own on the internet ,the stories of these women  who are making…

Must Do Attractions at Modhesh World For Six Year Olds and Above

Living in Dubai for 7 years now, I love how the city keep the families entertained all through the year with introduction of various shopping festivals, leisure activities, Dubai Marathon, art fairs, film festival etc. Part of Dubai Summer Surprises, for us, visiting Modhesh World each year has become a sort of a summer tradition. It…

Prawn Curry in Coconut Milk

A curry made from scratch is not only soothing to the soul but fills the whole house with love around a dining table. No wonder it is summer or winter, the slow cooked curries are a constant in my life. There cannot be anything more satisfying than a pot of curry and spices simmering until…

Semolina Chocolate Cake

Happy July everyone! Half year has passed with a blink of an eye. I feel like I am not as efficient with the blog as I used to be. Somewhere I believe, social media and instant fame with it has interrupted with the idea of writing meaningful blogposts. These days, I am trying to be…

Bohra minced meat samosas with dhungaar – in Al Arabiya

Sudeshna was writing an article for Al Arabiya English and got in touch with me for her Ramadan special series, documenting how samosas came to become an essential element for iftar feasts. Muslims over the world would agree,  no iftar meal is complete without biting into a hot fried chutney-loaded samosa, inhaling its teasing waft…

Setting up my Ramadan corner

Hello people! There has been a long inundated silence on this blog for many reasons that are probably very boring for you to read. But! I have something interesting to share and it is this minimal Ramadan table I have set up in the corner where we say our evening prayers to have a festive…

Fixing my grocery with el Grocer + spicy whole chicken roast recipe

We are in 2018, and online shopping is the biggest thing right now. From food to laundry, flowers and cake, grocery to clothes; all necessities can be delivered at your doorstep in few clicks. I like this progression. Online grocery with home delivery is just another sign of growth of e-commerce. Don’t get me wrong, I’d…

Oats and almond meal chocolate tart

The last few months of 2017 were quite a bit challenging. There were a lot of emotions running in my mind for the direction I’d like my life to take. One day I was standing in my kitchen itching to make something that would lift my mood and bring me out of the shell to…