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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…

This fish curry with coconut milk is made with boneless fish fillets in a traditional Pakistani style salan with onions, yoghurt and spices with a can of coconut milk to make a rich and creamy gravy.
Dinner/ Pakistani Recipes/ Seafood

Fish Curry with Coconut Milk

This fish curry with coconut milk is made with boneless fish fillets in a traditional Pakistani style salan with onions, yoghurt and spices and a can of coconut milk to make a rich and creamy gravy. This fish curry is the first seafood recipe being posted on the blog. Fish was rarely cooked in our household growing up, and of course that’s why I never got the chance to cook with it. However, for the last few months, I have…

Make this stuffed mushroom and cheese omelette for breakfast and serve with tea and toasted bread. Or perhaps dinner with a light green salad on the side.
Eggs,Dairy & Cheese/ Pakistani Recipes/ Recipes/ Vegetarian

Mushroom and Cheese Omelette

Make this stuffed mushroom and cheese omelette for breakfast and serve with tea and toasted bread. Or perhaps dinner with a light green salad on the side. Breakfast being the most important meal of the day is something I must have mentioned a million times already, and it’s something I rarely miss. But due to lack of time, a leisurely breakfast is something that can only be achieved on the weekends. That’s when it’s possible to make recipes like this…

This healthy chicken Manchurian sauce is made by pan-frying boneless chicken cubes in olive oil. Toss in a flavorful sauce, seasoned with Chinese spices and sauces.
Chicken/ Dinner/ Healthy Eating/ International Recipes/ Recipes

Healthy Chicken Manchurian Sauce

This healthy chicken Manchurian sauce is made by pan-frying boneless chicken cubes in olive oil. Toss in a flavorful sauce, seasoned with Chinese spices and sauces. It’s important to eat healthy, not just to lose weight but to keep fit and energetic. At least that’s my goal – a healthy lifestyle where I am not weak and have the stamina to do chores. Whenever it comes to eating healthy, focus should always be on lifestyle changes because they are sustainable…

Mushroom butter masala or mushroom makhani is a delicious vegetarian main dish that comprises of a creamy buttery gravy with fresh mushrooms and bell peppers.
Dinner/ Pakistani Recipes/ Recipes/ Vegetarian

Mushroom Butter Masala or Mushroom Makhani

Mushroom butter masala or mushroom makhani is a delicious vegetarian main dish that comprises of a creamy buttery gravy with fresh mushrooms and bell peppers. It’s difficult to find fresh mushrooms, so when I managed to get hold of some, I wanted to do something really indulgent, and then I thought of making mushroom butter masala or mushroom makhani. It’s a dish that I have seen in Indian restaurants, similar to chicken makhani or butter chicken, but just vegetarian. The…

This post gives a detailed explanation of how to make brown rice and a recipe for an Asian style brown rice bowl with chicken and vegetables. 
Food/ Healthy Eating/ International Recipes/ Lifestyle/ Recipes

Brown rice bowl with chicken and vegetables

Making brown rice can be tricky which is why this blogpost gives a detailed explanation of how to make brown rice and a recipe for an Asian style brown rice bowl with chicken and vegetables.  It’s important to know what we are eating on a daily basis. Not just to check calories, but to look at the nutritional aspect of the food that we are eating. Is our diet balanced or are we eating too much fat, protein, sugar? Are…

This recipe makes use of tomato paste, fresh tomatoes and Italian herbs to make a flavorful and versatile tomato sauce which is quick to prepare. Toss with pasta to make the perfect dinner.
Healthy Eating/ International Recipes/ Recipes/ Snacks/ Vegetarian

Versatile Tomato Sauce

This recipe makes use of tomato paste, fresh tomatoes and Italian herbs to make a flavorful and versatile tomato sauce which is quick to prepare. Toss with pasta to make the perfect dinner. I have pored through many cookbooks and Googled many different recipes but have yet to find a quick tomato sauce recipe that suited my kitchen. Almost all the quick recipes called for canned & crushed tomatoes, with San Marzano tomatoes being the recommended brand. Unfortunately, canned tomatoes aren’t…