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Weekly Dinner Menu

Pakistani Weekly Dinner Menu | Week 2

Deciding what to make for dinner can be exhausting. Here’s a Pakistani weekly dinner menu plan that will help you decide ‘what’s for dinner’ or as we say locally ‘aaj kia pakayein’ One of the most difficult tasks of the day is to decide what to cook for dinner. That’s why I started my series featuring the ‘Pakistani Weekly Dinner Menu’ to help you answer this difficult question. Follow the menu as is, or tweak it a little bit based…

Australia/ Travel Diaries

Big Announcement

Hello Hello! I’m excited to share BIG news with all of you. I am moving to Australia. Yes! The land down under where I will get to see Kangaroos, Koalas and most importantly Masterchef Australia. In my case, the priorities will always be food. Lol. This move was pending for considerable time because of my impending spouse visa. I’m really happy to join my husband after being months apart. There was lots of jumping around once I got the e-mail…

Make menu planning for a Desi dawat oh so simple with factors to consider when planning a menu, a menu guideline and a sample menu.
Cooking Tips/ Party Planning

Menu Planning for a Desi Dawat and Sample Party Menu

Menu Planning for a Desi dawat or party can be SO tough! Not to worry. This blog post addresses factors to consider when deciding what recipes to make, a menu guideline and a sample menu. We Pakistani’s love to eat, and hosting a dawat or party for friends and family is one of the things that we love to do! But with so many factors to consider, deciding on what to include in the dawat menu can be tough. I…

Palmiers or elephant ears are crunchy and crispy French biscuits that require two ingredients only, and one of them can be bought ready made from the store. Perfect with tea, coffee, or just eaten as a snack during the day.
Baking/ Desserts/ Recipes/ Snacks

Palmiers or Elephant Ears

Palmiers or elephant ears are crunchy and crispy French biscuits that require two ingredients only, and one of them can be bought ready made from the store. Perfect with tea, coffee, or just eaten as a snack during the day. Palmier or elephant ears is a French pastry made from puff pastry and sugar. The way the puff pastry is rolled gives it the shape of a palm leaf, a butterfly or even a heart. It’s traditionally made with just…

Located at Bukhari commercial, Chupa Rustom is an upscale cafe reminiscent of the old Irani hotels of Karachi. It offers a modern take on traditional Desi food.  
Food/ Karachi/ Restaurant Reviews

Review: Breakfast at Chupa Rustom

Located at Bukhari commercial, Chupa Rustom is an upscale cafe reminiscent of the old Irani hotels of Karachi. It offers a modern take on traditional Desi food.   Chupa Rustom is a new place that has opened in Karachi at Bukhari Commercial. It’s designed as an ode to the old Irani cafes offering a glimpse of the Karachi that was, or in my case, the Karachi that I hear about from my parents and elders. Currently, the café is only…

After the first successful Bites and Vibes Karachi, the second one is happening on Sunday, 18th Feb 2018 at Pavilion End Club.
Food/ Food Events

Bites and Vibes Volume 2

After the first successful Bites and Vibes Karachi, the second one is happening on Sunday, 18th Feb 2018 at Pavilion End Club. Organized by foodpanda Pakistan, this food market is all about trying out delicious food, enjoying good music and just enjoying yourself with friends and family. Some of the options to try out are: Juicy grilled prawn skewers from ‘Skewers’ A variety of sushi from Bonsai Dancing Potatoes from Potadose! Loads of delicious carbs! Traditional Hyderabadi specialities from Aunty…

Monthly Favorites January 2018. A quick recap of my favorite recipes, travel stories, food reviews, books to read and purchases for this month.
Monthly Favorites

Monthly Favorites – January 2018

A quick recap of my favorite things for the month of January 2018. My favorite recipes, travel stories, food reviews, books to read and purchases. Just 30 days before, the new year had started and in no time at all, the first month of the new year has ended. Time just flew by. But let’s do a quick recap and share some things that I really enjoyed in the month of January. Recipe – Butter Chicken I have made this…