Bohra Cuisines HomeCooked Mains Mutton/Lamb

Bohra Dal Gosht

Just the other day I exclaimed to a friend that I don’t think I’d have even tried making Bohri food had I not shifted to Dubai in 2015. Prior to that, we used to get our fix from my mother-in-law’s house – so be…

May 2, 2019
Amma HomeCooked Indian Seafood

Prawn Pulao

Growing up, I found my mum’s recipe book quite fascinating. It was a medium-sized, light brown, hardbound book with pages that had yellowed with the ages. Some pages had more character than the others with stains hinting at their popularity with our family! This…

March 16, 2019
Baking Cake HomeCooked

Carrot Cake & a Movie

So, how many of you have watched 'The Hundred Foot Journey'? Well, I recently got the opportunity to watch a preview of the movie at Nehru Planetarium last week through an invite by Atout France and enjoyed it immensely. Now, I am no film…

August 9, 2014
Breakfast HomeCooked

The Baker’s Dozen & French Toast with a Twist

I love bread. And it is only recently that I discovered the various kinds of breads (read: brioche, french loaf, foccaccia, etc.) but haven't really had the opportunity to get into the world of breads. I've also been wanting to bake bread at home,…

April 3, 2013
Desserts Fruit HomeCooked Quick-fixes

Banana-Cinnamon Cupcakes

I had a dessert disaster last week. It was such a disaster that it shook my confidence in baking, even though this was a no bake recipe. Ishaaq's friends were coming over for dinner and I was responsible for an eggless dessert since one…

February 7, 2013
Desserts Fruit HomeCooked Uncategorized

Apple Pie

Yes! I finally made it. I made pastry dough; I made Apple Pie and it worked! You're probably wondering what's so exciting about all this. Well, I've stayed away from making pastry dough as though it was the plague since the past three years…

November 28, 2012