potato fatteh

There’s no hiding my love for Mediterranean food. I can eat it all day, every day, and have a list of recipes on here to prove it! But I was gifted an amazing cookbook, Baladi by Joudie Kalla, and it has truly been a treat reading through it. You not only get detailed family recipes, but you get stories mixed with beautiful photography to give you an experience like no other. An insight into the cuisine itself. From there I gathered the courage to put a spin on a recent favorite, Fatteh…

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Dessert Cheat Sheet

…Tried and tested recipes that I have been making for years, most of which will be on my table this Eid! Which ones will you end up making?

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Fruit Chaat

I sometimes find it sad that things that are a part of your daily life become seasonal when you move away. The samosa’s, jalebi’s and fruit chaat you eat so often become traditions you pull out during Ramadan. As much as I would like to make fruit chaat all year round, I make it everyday in Ramadan, maybe because that’s when I miss home the most. And if there ever was a fruit chaat recipe that you could make you feel at home, it’s this one, with the sweet guava juice and earthy cumin balancing the sweet and sour fruits so well, I’m transported to Lahore with every bite…

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Honey Butter Roasted Vegetables

If I have to choose between salad and roasted vegetables, I will always choose roasted vegetables. Even over french fries. Yeah. I said it. I love the sweeteness that’s brought out by caramelising the vegetables under high heat, and a little honey brings out even more flavor. The bitterness from the charred edges, the sweetness from the caramelization and honey, and earthy undertone from the thyme just work wonders…

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Buttery Potatoes

The simplicity of these potatoes is what makes them shine on any table, rain or shine! Pre boiling them takes out a chunk of the baking time, which is great on days like Thanksgiving when you need the oven space. This method keeps the potatoes creamy on the inside while creating the most beautiful crust on the outside…

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