Whats for Dinner :: Chicken Curry with Peppers

Inspiration seldom strikes on a day when all you did was unload the dishwasher, made the beds, screamed at the kids, and ignored the pile of laundry sitting in the dryer crying out to be folded and put away. Despite my continuous hours of laboring away in the house these past weeks — cleaning, arranging,…

The Globe (Al Faisaliah Tower)

First of all, thank you so much for your prayers and kind wishes on this post. You guys are too sweet. Now look at me, posting photos from an evening that happened atleast a month ago! Well, i have become something of a blog-procrastinator, to say the least. I guess thats what happens, when you…

Sticky Date Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce

Since I have moved to Riyadh, I have been good and keeping myself from making any desserts and baked treats, as I ended up eating most of it myself and sadly that stuff was doing bad things to my waistline. It has not been easy since ‘baking cakes’ in my teens was where my love…

What’s for Dinner :: Roast Chicken Thighs

Picture this : An ordinary weekday night, a pack of frozen chicken thighs thawing on the counter, a couple of half-finished jars of condiments and sauces, some vegetables in the fridge that were bought while feeling ambitious for healthy-eating, a bored toddler glued to your legs, and about an hour to turn it all into…

What my kids love to eat!

One of the things that we mothers obsess over the most, is what our kids are eating, and not eating, in a day. Feels like a solid win when they finish off a meal, or like to try a new food, or ask to be fed! We are quite familiar with that nagging feeling that…

What’s for Dinner :: Shashuka

We all have such days in our kitchen life when we are short on ingredients or time or both. Eggs for Dinner is a lifesaver in such conditions. I am a crazy egg person and I would eat eggs in pretty much any form, and for any meal of the day.  Today I am sharing this quick…

Dinner at PIATTO

These days dining out at a nice restaurant is a rare thing for us cause i feel my kids are not made to be seated quietly in a semi-lit room with lots of knives, fancy china and sharp table corners. They are more of the jumping off the walls, climbing the trees, rolling around the…

Traditional Greek Moussaka

Today I am going to share a delicious and authentic recipe of traditional Greek Moussaka. Moussaka is to the Greeks what lasagna is to the Italians.  Made with layers of eggplant with beef in a rich tomato sauce, topped with bechamel sauce, its the perfect kind of comfort food (or weekend food as I like to call…

Lemon and Garlic Fish with Pesto Greens

The other day we were enjoying a perfect lazy family day when all of a sudden I wanted to try a few different recipes for lunch. You know all those recipes that you pin or like or bookmark or save for later but never get around to actually making. I have a bunch of these…

Bright and Sunny Lemon Curd

Hi guys! Just dropping in to share a quick and easy recipe. Luscious, thick and beautiful sunny yellow Lemon Curd. This lemon curd is creamy and rich and melts in your mouth. Its summer sunshine on a spoon. If you love citrusy flavours, whip up a batch of this and enjoy the summery goodness. A…

Sausages, Peppers and Potatoes

These days I am experimenting with dinner recipes that that are no-fuss, quick to make meals. But the number one thing in my food world is always TASTE and FLAVOUR, so of course it has to be simple yet yummy. Something that can be put together in about an hour (prepping, cooking, roasting) and that…