Classic Creme Caramel

Crème Caramel, also known as Creme Custard, Egg Pudding or Flan, has become my go-to dessert these days. It is ridiculously easy to make and so good! Be prepared to receive some rave reviews for this classic dessert loved by children and adults alike. Obviously, it is natural to make mistakes. So it took me... Continue Reading →

Sugar-Free Lemonade

Summer is a very interesting season, especially in India. There are so many age-old ‘nuskha’ or remedies to beat the heat. One of them is Jaggery. Jaggery is mostly made from sugar cane juice or palm sap. It is a raw product which contains molasses and crystals as well as fibres. It is basically unrefined... Continue Reading →

Grilled Chicken Salad

I have my larder full of sauces and stocks and flavorings of any and all kinds. Except, I don't always know how to use it! So many times, I have thrown perfectly good things away because I don't know how to use it or maybe because I experimented with flavors leading to horrific results. Let... Continue Reading →

Souq Okaz

Usually, the lifestyle after Ramadan tends to be lethargic and sleepy for atleast a month. During Ramadan, the whole country basically stays up all night and sleeps at daybreak till afternoon. So coming out of this “jetlag” is quite a task. However, Saudi seems to have taken this as a challenge head-on and organized so... Continue Reading →

Bir Ar Rawha

I am finally posting after a long break (well, Ramadan is a valid excuse!). Being here in India in Ramadan, one tends to get lost in the hustle and bustle of the old city. The social visits, the courtesy calls; oooooh, and the most interesting ones – the FOOD calls *nom nom*! All this food... Continue Reading →

South Street

The month of Ramadan is as much about food as it is about religion. The main crux behind fasting is praying and sacrifice and experiencing oneness with God. And all that does happen! But when you stay hungry for the whole day, your taste buds do their act and make you dream about all sorts... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Mango Mousse Cake

For an Indian, summer is synonymous with Mangoes! Even in Saudi, our love for mangoes hasn't faded away. Thankfully, being in Jeddah, we get our share from all our relatives and friends who come for Umrah (religious pilgrimage to Makkah)! So recently, I received around 7-8 Kilos of fresh yummylicious mangoes. And naturally, I was... Continue Reading →

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