There is nothing like a CRAZY GOOD carrot cake! One bite is enough to make you fall in love with carrots cakes. The melt-in-your-mouth, moist, lovely spiced flavored carrot cake is a sure thing to-die-for. By the way, it's weekend. What are your plans? Anything fun? For me, it's a quiet weekend, girls preparing for … Continue reading Cinnamon Spiced Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
This is melt in mouth, soft and delicious burfi made with fresh grated coconut, saffron, khoya( evaporated milk solids), ghee( clarified butter), milk, cardamom powder and sugar ready in 30 minutes. When we talk about festivals, burfi become the quintessential sweets. I made these for this Ganesh Chaturthi, then repeated whenever I had to make a large batch … Continue reading Kesar Mawa Coconut Burfi
"I am done with parties! No seriously, and done with eating too, phew!!" My stomach yelled at me, cried and made me cry too " For God's sake please please have pity on me! you are eating what not, right from veggies to meat... desserts and even sweets. Gosh! you do not spare the mouth fresheners either. … Continue reading Crispy Fish Bites
There is a common feature of people in general who live abroad; that is to hang around in cafes, shopping malls, pubs and clubs. This is because as and when you land in a new country you barely know anyone. Sometimes when I think about it, it gives me a strange feeling, these group of people … Continue reading Penne Pasta with Tomato Sauce and Garlic Grilled Chicken
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
I hate the fact that I am back to blogging after a long gap. Vacation in India is never relaxing for me. With lots of travel to fulfill social commitments with family and friends, all my energy gets drained out and I am left with hardly any once I return to Bahrain after more than a month … Continue reading Rich Creamy Pistachio Phirni
Being a bunch of hyperactive people that we are, the small but lively group from Assam in Bahrain, do get together quite often to, observe festivals of our motherland with fervour, attend and participate in events, go shopping, watch movies or simply talk and eat or eat and talk endlessly. We talk on all kinds … Continue reading Sweet Sour & Spicy Coke-Cola Chicken with black bean coriander garlic rice
While I was waiting in queue of a cash counter in a hyper market, which I hate to do in the peak hours of evening during Ramadan, my eyes caught the cook books on display nearby. I randomly picked up one and browsed through the same. While going through the pages, this recipe caught my attention. By this time it was … Continue reading Apple, chocolate & nutty galettes. Just the apples, chocolate, puff pastry and your magic does it all!!!
"Afghan jalebi, mashooq farebi, ghayal hai tera dewana bhai wah...bahi wah wah wah!!......." You must be wondering, what the hell i am saying! Well, I was singing and dancing to the tune of this Bollywood dance number that summer afternoon along with my little daughter Annie, with her crazy moves and steps. I laughed my … Continue reading CHAPLI KABAB
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!