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Party food ideas on a budget. Idea number 2 is the evergreen one dish party where everyone makes one dish and brings it to the hosts house where it is served and enjoyed by everyone.
Lifestyle/ Party Planning

Party Food Ideas on a Budget

Hosting a dawat can be expensive, and that is why I have come up with party food ideas on a budget. Serve delicious food, and enjoy the company of your loved ones without breaking the bank.  It’s always fun when loved ones come over. Good food, lots of laughs, reminiscing about old times, and just catching up on gossip is always enjoyable. But throwing parties regularly can be expensive. Here are some tips that will let you entertain, but in…

The ultimate pan-seared chicken recipe is made from boneless meat marinated in Asian and Pakistani spices. Eat the chicken on its own, or use the chicken in sandwiches, salads, pasta and more.
Dinner/ Healthy Eating/ International Recipes/ Pakistani Recipes/ Recipes

Ultimate Pan Seared Chicken Recipe

The ultimate pan seared chicken recipe is made from boneless meat marinated in Asian and Pakistani spices. Eat the chicken on its own, or use it in sandwiches, salads, pasta and more. It’s super simple to make, delicious and healthy at the same time. Its versatility makes it work with pretty much everything – sandwiches, salads, pasta, Chinese and more. While leaving for work or chores in the morning, take out a portion of boneless chicken and keep it in the…

Why I love buying cookbooks, and what I look for when deciding to buy a cookbook.
Cookbook Reviews

Why cookbooks have a special place in my bookshelf

Today I want to talk about why cookbooks have a special place in my bookshelf. The reason I buy them, and what what I look for when deciding to buy one. I know I know! I am a blogger who shares her recipes online, so why would I suggest buying a cookbook. That’s what I used to think too till I invested in my first cookbook, and from then I got addicted, and my wallet started complaining (a LOT). A…

Aloo ki Tahari or Aloo Chawal a simple vegetarian one-pot dish made with rice and potatoes.
Dinner/ Pakistani Recipes/ Recipes/ Vegetarian

Aloo ki Tahari Recipe

 Aloo ki Tahari or Aloo Chawal is a simple vegetarian one-pot dish made with rice and potatoes. It is one of my favourite Desi comfort foods, and I love having it with lots of raita on the side. The way it’s always been made at my place has been with potatoes (and there’s always an extra potato for me!), but other vegetables like beans or peas can also be added. It can easily be served on its own as a…

Lifestyle/ Party Planning

How to host a board games night?

Tips on how to host a successful board game night for family & friends. Skip the regular dinner and do a different style of party this time around. My post on having a gaming night with family and/or friends resulted in a lot of people asking for advice on how to host one. Here are some of my tips on hosting an entertaining game night. Make the guest list Figure out who to invite, and the number of people to…

A hybrid between Pakistani spices and Italian herbs, this baked chicken loaf is healthy, delicious and oh so easy to make. 
Baking/ Chicken/ Dinner/ Healthy Eating/ Recipes

Chicken Loaf with Basil

A hybrid between Pakistani spices and Italian herbs, this baked chicken loaf is healthy, delicious and oh so easy to make …  For someone with a busy schedule, it’s important to have recipes that can be easily made, and that can serve as multiple meals at the same time. This chicken loaf is one such recipe. It can be sliced and served with roti for dinner, or used to make sandwiches. It can be eaten on its own, or cut…

Invite friends and family over to have some game night fun. Options for board games include Sequence, Pictionary, Taboo, Cranium and more.
Lifestyle/ Party Planning

Game Night Fun

Skip the traditional dinner party, and invite friends and family over to have some game night fun. Options for board games include Sequence, Pictionary, Taboo, Cranium and of course handy dandy playing cards. I love board games, and have extremely fond memories associated with them. Playing Pictionary with friends the middle of breaks between classes in university. Staying up all night playing Taboo with cousins in the candle night in the middle of an electricity breakdown. Starting a game of…