Fruit Popsicles – Summer is Here!

Come summer and we are ready for some popsicles and coolers. Make them with fruit and greek yoghurt; and your midday snack is sorted. Make smoothies and turn them into popsicles – excellent for fussy eaters. Super easy to make and the combinations are endless. Sneak in super foods – strawberries, blueberries, flax powder, ginger…

A Large Nutella Stuffed Cookie

Its true that Nutella makes things right, this cookie is testimony to that. As it is, the cookie is delicious on its own but that Nutella filling will take your cookie love to the next level and there is no turning back. Crumbly, chewy and all that Nutella goodness is what a good cookie is…

Iftar at Azraq, Banana Island Resort

It was my first iftar at Azraq at the beautiful Banana Island Resorts and the family and I were really looking forward to it. Its almost like a getaway, a mini adventure within the limits of Doha. The restaurant was closed beginning of Ramadan and opened earlier this week I believe. I am happy that…

Garam Masala – Spice Mixture

Talk to me about home made spices and you will have me excited and happy. I love making my own spices at home, just gives such a wonderful aroma, flavor to your meals. A constant in our home is the garam masala. A beautiful blend of several spices that are dry roasted and then ground…

Freshly Roasted/Ground Cumin and Coriander

I love the aroma of freshly roasted spices in my kitchen. This is one of the things that is very comforting about home cooking – the aroma, the freshness! There are loads of dry spices to use. One of these are the cumin and coriander. Even though plenty of spices are available ready to buy…

Westin Doha’s Ramadan Tent

I love the culinary options that Westin Doha has to offer, my favorites being Sabai Thai and Hunter’s. This led my expectations a bit high for the Ramadan tent this year. I was expecting improvements from last year’s inaugural tent and there sure was a lot to look forward to. (We attended Souhour) The interior…

Homemade Brownie Mix – And The Brownie

Homemade brownie mix that can be made ahead – enough said. I cannot believe I never thought of doing this before. Rushing to make brownies just as required. Well no more of that now or at least I can hope. This is taking my meal planning a step ahead! This excellent recipe has been inspired…

The Souq – Ramadan Tent at St. Regis

Ramadan Kareem! Its that much awaited time of the year for us to enjoy the blessings of this month from the Most Merciful. It is also that time to indulge into some incredible culinary experiences in the forms of iftars and sohours (for those of us who are fasting!) One such experience is that of…