Master Grocery List

Homemaking is a constant mental exercise. There are so many things to take care of, so many things to remember. A few weeks ago, I shared my master home-cooking menu with all of you. A list of regularly made desi family dishes to browse through while trying to think of what to cook. Something to […]

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My Everyday Desi Home-Cooking Menu

Growing up in a Desi household meant having home-cooked food on the table every day- breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In almost all Desi households all over the world, this is how mealtimes still work. Cooking may not be something everyone enjoys, but it isn’t exactly a hard thing to do. For a lot of us, […]

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Recipe: Instant Pot Kadhi

I shared a picture of my dinner yesterday- a plate of Kadhi Chawal made in the Instant Pot. I was then asked by quite a few people to share my Instant Pot recipe of Kadhi. Honestly, I am not the best person to ask for recipes. I do a lot of things by “andaza” or […]

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Culinary Indulgence: Shahi Tukray

Food is a major attraction during holidays and festivals no matter who celebrates them, and Eids are no different. And whichever Eid it may be, the desserts are always traditional. In my parents’ house, whether it was Eid-ul-Adha or Eid-ul-Fitr, the dessert was always sheer. In Akmal’s house, however, the desserts for both Eids were […]

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What’s Cookin’

Since I was away last weekend and had practically no internet connectivity, I couldn’t put out a What’s Cookin’ post like I had planned for every Sunday (even today this post is coming out at almost the end of the day, but it’s okay)- which is why I have decided to share with you the […]

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What’s Cookin’

Before I got married, I never cooked, except for the lasagna I would make once in a blue moon, or the one time my mother hurt her foot and I suddenly decided to turn into a responsible daughter and cook something for all of us…for just one day. After I got married I started cooking […]

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