Pavlova with whipped cream, salted caramel and strawberries

Pavlova with Salted Caramel and Strawberries

Salted Caramel Pavlova and Happy 2017 2016 just flew by and what an exciting year it was. So many things happened in my life, my career and this blog. Alhamdullilah all of them good. I got married to someone who supports me in everything I do. Who is okay with eating cold food because I will inevitably have to take a picture of whatever we are eating. It is also after marriage that I understand exactly how difficult it is to figure out ‘aaj kia pakayein’ I started working at ...

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Mocca Coffee – Islamabad’s premium coffee house comes to Karachi

With one outlet in Islamabad and three in Lahore, Mocca Coffee is the latest entrant in the sea of coffee shops in Karachi. Their outlet is located at Khayaban-e-Shahbaz right next to Gymboree. Here is the Google maps link for reference. My husband and I, being avid foodies, decided to check the place out a few days ago. The minimalistic interior of the café is inspired from Scandinavian architecture. The walls are painted off-white with wooden accents around and food inspired frames on ...

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This recipe comprises of baked chicken and vegetables made in one baking tray so it’s simple, healthy and delicious.

Baked Chicken and Vegetables

Have been trying to eat healthy for the past month or so. It’s been tough. Not that the food is bland or tasteless. I am NOT going to let that happen. But what I find challenging is figuring out what to cook and the meal prep involved. Just to give you an idea here’s what a regular day looks like ………. Preparing a healthy breakfast in the morning...... Packing a healthy lunch for husband and myself.............. Preparing dinner which would also be used as the next day’s lunch because I ...

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This comforting Shepherd’s Pie consists of a layer of chicken mince with vegetables, a light sprinkle of cheese and creamy mashed potatoes on top.

Shepherd’s Pie

The chill of winter makes me want to make comfort food. Simple recipes, with rich flavors and lots of carbs. Nothing fancy. Just something in which a big spoon could be dug right into. All these thoughts in my mind made me come up with this Shepherd’s Pie recipe. I made it for friends at a board game night that we all host turn by turn. Served the pie with my cheesy casserole bake, garlic bread and a Hersheys chocolate cookie cake (recipe coming up soon) for dessert. Shepherd’s Pie is a ...

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Sunday Rambles: Chai, Chai Mugs & More

Sunday Rambles: Chai, Chai Mugs & More

How many of you love Chai? I’m far from the 10-cups-of-Chai-a-day person. But I savor the moment whenever I have it. One needs peace for chai indulgence while reading something on the side. Knowing me, it is almost always a cookbook or food magazine. The secret ingredient in my Chai A pinch of Earl Grey Twinings is my secret ingredient. I use the regular tea for it’s strong karak flavor along with just a tiny bit of Earl Grey for its aroma. So for every litre of Chai (or 4 mugs) there’s ...

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