Homemade Vegan Food Colouring

A beautiful but non-edible rainbow; Who doesn’t love looking at all kinds of colour? We fall in love with the look of highly colourful foods, especially those baked foods. I mean who doesn’t love looking at those decorated cakes and cookies and marvelling at the talent employed for creating them? Many of us know today …

Top Tips: 5 ways I gained more hours a day!

It seems we are always complaining about having no time. From no time to prepare our own food at home to basically no time to do anything else for that matter. I run a very busy schedule and totally understand that. However, small changes to my day and the way I organise my time have done …

“Clean Eating”

This recipe is Gluten-free | Dairy-Free| Sugar-free | Egg-Free. Basically free of all allergens that could harm celiac patients or those who are intolerant to any of those ingredients. You will have come across recipes on my website that state the couple of lines above and similar statements. You may even find some of my …

Appreciate

They had to do this everyday! They went to the water wells and collected their family’s share of water in these large clay jugs, that kept the water cool even on the hottest days. They made the clay containers from their earth’s mud and collected that earth’s reserved water. They did this everyday, mastering the …

We are in Spring! Here are some Seasonal Cooking Tips for you

Before I go into the tips, let me just tell you that there are amazing local organic turnips at the farmers’ market,  for making pickles,  for stuffing,  for roasting and making turnip sauce… The quality of turnips I find there is unmatched! It is the height of the season and the varieties of produce and …

Oneness

March 8, International Women’s Day. Indefinitely. #InternationalWomensDay #IWD #Women #Men #Elderly #Children #Adolescent #all #human #oneness

How To Links – Make & Perfect

Who doesn’t like to know how things are made and perfected?   Here are some How To links for you to start your culinary journey on a perfect note 😉 How to Open an Oyster How to choose, clean and prepare fish & seafood (including lobster) How to Cook Fish & Seafood How to make your own …

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 …

Revisiting UM ALI, the dark history of the traditional Egyptian dessert!

  Bitter Sweet! A Dessert With A Dark History! The other day I was reading about Shajar Al Durr, a prominent woman figure in the old history of Egypt. Along with the Sultan Izz al-Din Aybak (whom she brought to power), Shajar Al Durr “firmly established the Mamluk dynasty that would ultimately repulse the Mongols, expel …