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…

Thanani – a fine European dining in Ajman

When we get too claustrophobic with Dubai life, we go find a balance in other emirates of the UAE. Ajman is one of the great places if you are looking to break away from the plethora of dining offers in the city and Thanani, Ajman’s modern European style restaurant makes the long drive totally worthwhile.…

Village-Style Chicken Curry

It isn’t even December yet but Santa has arrived earlier than usual. A very humble and aspiring entrepreneur, Faiza, of Earth and Ethics spotted me on Instagram and was very kind enough to send me a cast iron kadai from her sustainable kitchen collection. The concept of her business emerged from her passion for toxic…

Naan Khatai – Eggless Indian Biscuits

As a child, every visit to a bakery would mean coming back with a bag full of eggless cookies popularly known as naan khatai to pair with our evening tea or often eaten as a snack. In fact we don’t even call our cookies, cookies. They are addressed as biscuits if you ever visit a local…

Make summer meals a scrumptious affair with bowls of chilled mango kheer.

Mango Kheer

Sweets are an integral part of every festival in Indian culture. With Eid just a few days ahead of us, I am already planning to keep a cozy get together at home for all my lovely girlfriends and their children while my husband is away on a work trip. Fortunately he will be flying on…