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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Strawberry Eton Mess

I love making Eton Mess. It is messy, easy to make, can be made ahead and still makes a pretty looking dessert. During the previous month of Ramadhan, I made quite a lot of  Pavlova for order and there were times I had extra bits of meringue.

Monday, December 10, 2018


I love the sisters of  Muslimah food bloggers but haven't had time to take part in the past two or three MFB challenges. So when they announced the challenge for this month, I knew I had to join in. The topic for this month's challenge from Iran. To cook a dish from the country of Iran.

Monday, December 3, 2018


I know its quite a mouthful, the recipe name. I love beautiful photos on Instagram about bowl food. Or Buddha bowl or rice bowl. I wanted to create a bowl like that but usually, rice for dinner doesn't go very well especially with my little one who takes ages to finish a meal, 45 minutes to be exact. Anyway, I made a couscous bowl with keeping Morrocan flavors in my mind.

Sunday, November 25, 2018


Baked beans were never my thing.  But I have noticed that its a staple in most buffet breakfast places I have visited.  My kids seem to like it and so does my husband so I wanted to make a spicier version of baked beans. After a few attempts, I have my version of baked beans with the addition of tuna as well, its Maldives we Maldivians cant seem to eat without it.  You can make this without the tuna as well.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Zebra Cake

The first time I saw this cake being made was in a Loraine Pascale's cooking show. I  never realized it was such an easy recipe. The boys love to make this with me although the finished result isn't as neat but still has the wow effect. I love slicing into the cake and taking the first slice and still get excited when I see the dark brown and white lines.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

How to make a printable recipe card - Great tool for food and recipe blogs"

I have been a food blogger for almost years. Over the years I  have often wondered why I haven't used a neat recipe card like I have seen in most blogs. For one reason I couldn't find one on blogger. So I tried to use WordPress and it became a big dead end to me so I decided to just stick with blogger. Then I came across Recipes Generator.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Spiced Plum Pavlova

I love making pavlovas and  I love the reaction I get every time  I make one especially to someone who has never eaten one. Last Ramadhan I started taking orders for pavlovas because  I felt not everyone likes cake and its the kind of dessert that really puts a smile on your face.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Chicken and Butternut Squash Lasagne

I met Rebecca from Chow and Chatter back when I first started blogging and did my first guest post for her.  We seem to share quite a lot of similarities,  both of us are married to doctors and our kids are the same ages.  She is such a lovely and sweet person and I love her Instagram stories and her travel stories as well.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Plum And Pear Crumble

I love crumbles. They are easy to make and you can make it healthier by adding oats and nuts to the topping. Then there is the fruit stewing in the bottom and served warm with custard its absolute yumm. On my last visit to the market, I bought these beautiful plums. Plums are quite expensive here in the Maldives, so to make the most of it I used it along with a pear to make this delicious crumble.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Chicken Meatballs In Spiced Pumpkin Curry Sauce

When we first started receiving cable tv, my mum and I loved watching this Indian cooking show called Cook it up with  Tarla Dalal. This was somewhere in the late 90s I think. I grew up watching Hindi movies so can understand the language while my mum doesn't so I was also the translator, hahaha. Even though most of her recipes are vegetarian I love her recipes. I even subscribed to her magazine.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Kangkung Beef With Spagetti

  I know I know I haven't posted a recipe for a while. Been busy, both kids had science projects for their school annual science fair so was busy helping them out with it. Had a really incredible cooking session with fellow blogger Selina of Taste Mauritius. Selina was in the Maldives for a couple of days and wanted to learn some local recipes. So invited her over on a Friday morning and had a blast.