The A to Z of Minced Meat

This post is brought to you by my friends at OBE Organic Halal Beef (Australia)   Did your mother ever tell you that if you want to use minced meat (AKA ground meat), you should mince your own? I know many people (myself included) whose mothers are against buying ready ground meat from supermarkets, and …

Your Guide to Cooking Meat To Perfection & FAQ

  This post is brought to you in collaboration with my friends at OBE Organic. OBE Organic Halal is an Australian organic beef brand that offers our market a choice for excellent quality, 100% organic, grass-fed, grass-finished, halal beef. You can find their amazing meat cuts (variety of steak cuts, cubes as well as minced …

What You Will See in a Farm in Oman

Nothing prepares you to the mount of green that is in #Oman!  In my head, Oman is a country that belongs to the hot hot-climate Gulf Region and somehow the image in my head is more of a desert that by virtue of definition lacks such greenery. But not Oman, No! It stunns you with …

Haunted Travel! – Essaouira, The City of Opposites

 They say that a city that is hundreds of years old has a spirit; one that holds the spirits of all those whose life came to a full cycle there! But what if those spirits’ lives came to an abrupt end, too soon? Does that necessarily mean doomed to being HAUNTED?!! Essaouira, the city of …

Reflections from my visit to the Moroccan Berbers

I can honestly say that this was the single most inspiring activity in my whole trip to Morocco I absolutely recommend you visit the Atlas Mountain and the Berbers when in Morocco. You will never know true Morocco until you have visited the Berbers!   The visit to the Berbers of Morocco, reminded me of the importance …

Warkat Al Bastila (Making Bastilla Sheets)

In the central market of Casablanca, I found a Bastila sheets maker and was mesmerised by the whole process. This laborious and time consuming process of skillfully making individual paper-thin sheets that are then used in the making of Morocco’s most prestigious dish Bastila (as pronounced by the locals, otherwise known as Bastilla, Pastilla or …

Traditional Upbringing & The Will To Do

She was born to a very traditional backdrop, in a classic city, to a conventional family, for the common lifestyle… She ate her mother’s traditional cuisine and learnt its ways. She went to school and there she learnt the doctrines of classic life. She went to the market and saw these traditions in action… she …

Discovering Morocco

  Nothing can prepare us for visiting a place for the first time! Regardless of how much we read, and how many programmes we watch; how much of it’s food we cook, and how many people we speak with… nothing is like going and experiencing a place first hand.   Morocco exceeded all the expectations …

Destination Jordan

Jordan is a beautiful country with equally beautiful people. A unique place with everything; the ancient, the new… The traditional, the modern… The mountains, the valleys, the desert, the sea… Everywhere in Jordan you find a piece of history followed by a piece of something new! I will give you the best of the best …