Why is celebration mostly associated with occasions, success, victory, etc and similar context? This was kind of a question posed by my little one Annie, while I was busy arranging a cake and few other stuff to celebrate one of our friend's sons success in his academics. When she asked for whom am I doing … Continue reading JOOJEH CHICKEN WINGS
Hope you all had a wonderful Eid! Last week, I was on my way back from Venice to Florence and nearing the last leg of my holidays. There was a couple sitting diagonally opposite of us in the train, who were probably from some Middle Eastern city, discussing about Eid. Five Days passed in a … Continue reading OGAILY Sesame Saffron and Cardamom Cake with sweet Tahini glaze
All the strife in the world is of the mind. Breaking the mental barriers and give peace a chance, and what's better time than this holy month of Ramadan. Food knows no boundaries. Let's break the shackles, let's bring all those warring hearts to the dining table. We are what we eat; whoever said, very … Continue reading Chicken Musakhan Filo Rolls
KAABSA, the most popular or would rather say the national dish of Saudi Arabia. In simple terms if I have to say, it's a delicious slightly tangy tomato chicken Middle Eastern rice dish.One can find several variation of Kabsa preparation and widely eaten all over Saudi Arabia and other parts of the middle eastern countries … Continue reading CHICKEN KAABSA Middle Eastern Tomato Chicken Rice
Meeting old friends, especially those with whom you share a special bond, always brings in torrents of memories, and it feels as if they all happened just yesterday, and eventually the mood turns into a nostalgic one. Few weeks ago that Thursday was one such lovely day when several of our old friends visited us, … Continue reading Masala Roasted Lamb Chops
This recipe is so perfect to serve to your guest because you hardly spend any time in the kitchen. It takes barely 5 minutes and once it’s in the oven your hands and kitchen is free for other things and enjoying time with your friends. Last week, it was nice to get connected with … Continue reading Crispy Zatar Sumac Baked Salmon
Happy morning to everyone!! How important is breakfast to you all? Well... well well, this is the only meal I long for my soul satisfaction. A good heart satisfying breakfast keeps me moving on for the whole day without any grumpiness. And, I would take all efforts to make one fitting into my busy mornings. … Continue reading Breakfast Eggs on the Bed of Chickpeas & Eggplant
Lebanese food has a perfect blend of herbs and spices none of either overpowering the flavor of the main ingredient. In fact, it helps and enhances its taste and texture . This is what is the uniqueness of Lebanese cuisine and I am a huge fan of it! The role of marinade is very important … Continue reading Lebanese Style Grilled Spicy Lamb Chops
Its that time of the year again, when shops, supermarket, and hypermarkets in particular, wear a festive look with colourful posters, banners, and irresistable offers and dispalys of various items and you know ramadan is round the corner and once Ramadan sets it can Eid be far behind. Here I bring you quick lip smacking Ramadan … Continue reading FALAFEL- My Turkish Falafel, yumminess that cannot be resisted!
RAMADAN DRINK – JELLAB Living in middle east has given me endless opportunities to learn, get inspired with its vivid flavors and to create some authentic and some fusion recipes too…….. How can I explain, oh man!!!! There is so much to learn from the Middle East only…… This drink is usually very common … Continue reading ROYAL RAMADAN DRINK- JELLAB!!!