Over the summer, a lot of reading, researching, self-reflection and thought lead to the realisation that our diet and cooking needs a bit of a nudge in a healthier, more nutritious direction. In a move to include more plant-based food into my families diet, we’ve been seeing beans such as these black eyed peas, calledRead more
Living away from parents has shown me many a day I would have never pictured myself going through. Examples of such days include me actually missing my Mother’s vegetable curry, bursting into tears because of one too many burnt chapattis, being excited about an evening in and the day I realised ‘Hey, I’m actually enjoyingRead more
Sometimes, it’s nice to have a bit of a change from the standard vegetables I have on rotation (spinach, aubergine, carrots, cabbage etc) and cook up a different veggie. Bhindi happens to always be available year round, fresh and frozen, but generally speaking I don’t cook it often as my husband doesn’t like it much.Read more
Ramadan is just round the corner, alhamdulillah! May God make this month a means for us to purify our hearts and strengthen our belief, unite together as an Ummah and become firmer on our acts of worship not only during this month, but for the months following up, inshaAllah!
The slow cooker is an absolute life saver when it comes to busy days, hands down. It single handedly saves me from going crazy when I have a long list chores that need to be done, when I have to be out of the house for the entire day or when I have guests over andRead more
Who else agrees that soup and bread is the most perfect lunch? It’s filling enough to keep you going, but light enough to not weigh you down. And if you’re watching what you’re eating, going sans bread won’t break the deal because, let’s be honest, the beautifully deep and delicious broth is where all theRead more