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5 December, 2015

Tortilla Española (Spanish omelette)

Tortilla Española (Spanish omelette)
Comments : 4 Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Tortilla Española is essentially the national dish of Spain. Spanish omelette is a simple delicious dish that can be served as a main meal or appetizer. The history of this dish is first recorded in 1817. It is said that General Thomas Zumalacárregui found himself famished during the First Carlist War when he came upon a
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18 October, 2015

Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dip)- one the kids can help you make!

Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dip)- one the kids can help you make!
Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Cooking with young children is a wonderful way to engage their senses, and by doing so, you are helping to develop and reinforce important learning pathways in the brain. Parents get something out of this kitchen togetherness, too. First, there’s the quality time you’ll share. Then there’s the pleasure of sitting down at the table together
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30 September, 2015

“He is not happy who does not want to be happy.”

“He is not happy who does not want to be happy.”
Comments : 8 Posted in : Food for Thought on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Make it a habit to wake up each day with the intention to see life as an incredible journey to be treasured. The best way to be happy is to turn the negatives into positives and be thankful for what you have.   Turn the negatives into positives Life will continually present you with negative
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31 August, 2015

Mysore, Heritage City of India

Mysore, Heritage City of India
Comments : 2 Posted in : Exotic Destinations on by : Rubina Rahiman
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There are a few aspects that add to the aura of Mysore. For over 500 years Mysore  has been a capital city of the region of the Wodeyar kings who built a large country called the Mysore Kingdom. Mysore is famous for its palaces, silks and sandalwood. The architecture of the Mysore Palace is a total combination of the
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18 August, 2015

Taste of Mysore

Taste of Mysore
Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Discover the tastes that cannot be recreated elsewhere, in Mysore. Mysore, the city of palaces, is a popular tourist destination in the state of Karnataka, in Southern India. Entice your taste buds with signature dishes such as Mysorepak, Akki roti, Mysore Masala Dosa, Kesari Bath and a wide variety of spicy and sweet dishes that appeal to your palette.
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16 July, 2015

Zesty Orange Crepes

Zesty Orange Crepes
Comments : 1 Posted in : Healthy Bites for Kids on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Crepes are a sumptuous food with which you can impress both your family and friends. French Crepes are a good alternative to regular pancakes: Crepes are thinner and more elastic. With a little planning you can turn the meal into an elegant French treat. Citrus adds a kick to these Zesty Orange Crepes. These tempting Crepes are
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12 July, 2015

Beet Chocolate Muffins

Beet Chocolate Muffins
Posted in : Healthy Bites for Kids on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Beat the blues with these divine beet chocolate muffins! Beets are a superb addition to any dietary need with their sweet, earthy flavor and high volume of nutrients. This superfood adds moisture and sweetness to the cake. Beets and chocolates are a heavenly combination. The cake batter will be a purple color, but will bake into a
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9 July, 2015

Minty Green Tea with Pine nuts

Minty Green Tea with Pine nuts
Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Mint, a wonder herb acts as a powerful antioxidant, soothes an upset stomach, promotes focus, breaks up coughs and helps with nasal allergies. Green tea improves cardiovascular health, reduces the risk of cancer and helps with weight loss. Green tea which is consumed “fresh”, is less processed and retains more of its nutrients and antioxidants
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8 July, 2015

A Taste of Tetouan, Morocco

A Taste of Tetouan, Morocco
Comments : 3 Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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We cherish every single moment spent in Tetouan, a jewel of a town at the foot of the Rif Mountains, and just a few kilometres from the sea. There is an air of authenticity here that adds great value to a visit. We love this city, last summer we came here for a couple of weeks
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