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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.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Carrot Pirinee


It's Eid again. A very rainy one too. We celebrate two Eid. The first one Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated after the fasting month of Ramadhan. Now its Eid ul Adha, which is the eid that is celebrated after the day of Hajj.  For this Eid, we are heading to the islands to celebrate. Its the first time I am heading to an island to eid so am pretty excited about it. But before I head off I wanted to share a dessert recipe I discovered last year. I learned this in Lh. Naifaru, when we visited my husband's relatives in that island.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Sausage And Potato Stir Fry



This is a recipe filled with happy childhood memories.  Sausages were scarce when growing up and it was something of a luxury.  My father was always busy working in the hospital but if he ever gets the chance to purchase some sausages he would sometimes cook them himself. This is one recipe I remember being made.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Tres Leches Cake


During the Ramadhan month, I had a few readers asking me for various recipes. Just recently I had a request for the recipe of this cake.  I have heard of this particular cake but never tried to make it.
Tres Leches cake is a  cake soaked in three kinds of milk product. Hence the name Tres Leches cake, meaning three milk cake.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Tuna and Leek Puffs


First , sorry for being under the radar for a while. Have been working on a project of mine, which I am praying succeeds by next year insha allah and I will be able to share it with you all. 😉
So My mum  discovered puff pastry, and life has made it so much easier for her. So now and then she would buy puff pastry puffs and make some pastries for her dinner. Her dinner usually circulates around the house as she has a habit of making a lot and sending them over to my sisters and I.  Anyway she makes these tuna puffs  with sauteed onions and scotch bonnet peppers . My version had leeks, I think leeks and tuna go well together and of course scotch bonnet, although unlike my mum's version I use less.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Sweet Custard With Fruit Cocktail


A  quick post  today. I was asked by my friend Rafeedha from  Big Sweet Tooth to write a guest post for her Eid recipe collection.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Banbukeyo Bondibai ( Bread fruit pudding)


With Eid just round the corner, the menu turns towards what to cook on Eid day. Of course the main question will be ,"what dessert shall we make?". In my home this year its going to be a lot quieter one. With my second sister and her family having shifted abroad, its just me and my eldest sister and our husbands and kids along with our parents.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Tandoori Chicken Pizza


I remember the first time I saw A cook's tour and my initial reaction was "what kind of a cooking show is this??" Then I saw No Reservations and I was hooked to it. Its raw, and honest no sugar coating approach. One of my favorite episode was when Anthony Bourdain visited Saudhi Arabia. His respect to the cultures and the belief. How many of you foodies watched it. I also loved watching The Taste.
Anyway, back to my recipe for the day, Tandoori Chicken Pizza .  I love tandoori chicken and so do the boys. I had some left over tandoori chicken and wanted to make my own tandoori chicken pizza. I didn't want to use tomato paste or the regular tomato sauce. So decided I would make the masala sauce that's used to make chicken tikka  masala recipe.