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
A simple, exotic, fragrant midweek meal, for iftar or any party appetizer, 30 minutes, start to finish. Sounds so interesting isn't it! Today trying to be a little different in presenting delicious vegetarian kebabs . Quite often I get lots of requests on my blog for vegetarian versions of quick meals. So, here's for you … Continue reading BADAMI VEG SEEKH KEBAB Almond and Chickpeas Veg Seekh Kebabs
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
Give a different variation to your regular pulse with this quick, flavorful and easy Persian herbed pilaf.
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
Yay!! Its weekend and time to binge..... why not when you had worked hard so much throughout the whole long week ( yes I stressed upon the word long because to me weekdays seems to me never-ending and I literary look forward to the Thursday right from Sunday, beginning of the week when the. oh, … Continue reading Mushroom Halloumi Bagel
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!