Getting the kitchen ready for Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan is barely a couple of weeks away. Just the way it’s important for us to get ready spiritually, mentally and physically ; it’s also important to get our homes and especially our kitchens ready to help us reap the immense rewards of Ramadan, instead of spending all our time in the […]

Tortilla Chips with Avocado Yogurt Dip

Tortillas To The Rescue – Cookbook Review and Recipe

Tortillas are really a lifesaver for me on those crazy weekday mornings when I’m struggling to get both my daughters ready for school, making breakfast for everyone, feeding them ( at 5.5 and 3.5 years of age they still refuse to have breakfast by themselves) and packing everyone’s lunchboxes.. I usually keep some cooked meat […]

Round Up of Virtual Eid Potluck Party and Awards

A big Thank You to everyone for contributing such great recipes to my first blog event. In the process I was also glad to discover many new blogs.Here’s the roundup of the recipes. I have categorized them into Appetizers//Beverages, Main Course ( Non Vegetarian and Vegetarian), Side Dishes and Desserts. I also have a few awards . […]

Low Carb Chicken Couscous Salad recipe

Low-Carb Meals: Cookbook review and Chicken Couscous recipe

Lately, I have been  receiving many emails offering review copies of cookbooks. I had to decline most of them since I felt that they would not be according to my family’s taste and hence I would not be able to do justice to them. This particular book “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Low Carb Meals” caught […]

Strawberry Jam

I just realised that two out of my last three posts have been about strawberries and this is going to be yet another one. Well, it’s strawberry season so I think I can be pardoned for it. I had a lot of strawberries in my refrigerator from our strawberry picking trip so I thought of trying […]