I am very frustrated as I write this. What has brought this on? A letter in the post this morning from the council. Contents: Farhan’s school transport is being stopped. Reason: He is capable of travelling on public transport. Decision made by some fool sitting in his / her office having no idea about Farhan’s … More This is just the beginning!!!!
Whenever I experiment with food and the results are good, I try to note the recipe on a piece of paper…..and…..yes, you guessed right, I lose the paper. So, now, I have decided I will blog it as soon as I can, with or without pictures….. So, here I am. Hopefully I will remember all the … More Chilli – Garlic chicken for a “milder palate”
Sometimes (read mostly) you really enjoy the simple things in life. It could be somebody’s smile, a joke, surprise visit or foooooooooooddddd!!!!! Here, I am sharing with you a simple and traditional recipe. I have been meaning to try this for a long time. I enjoy the store-bought stuff, sure, but doing it yourself gives … More Simplicity is the spice of life!
Okay folks, so, here I go again. Sometimes, I feel like the blue cow, ….you know how they say, “oh, here she goes again!!”. For the uninitiated, here is a clip from the show. You will know what I mean…… So, this time, I was off to the Algarve in Portugal. A beautiful and … More Algarve: my way……
A few days back, a friend said to me, “Your mum’s carrot halwa was so yummy”. That got me thinking: when did she taste my mum’s carrot halwa?!…hmmmm…well…would you like to know when…… It was almost sixteen years back! The only time my mum made carrot halwa at my place was in the year … More Good old gajar (carrot) halwa
Hullo / Hi!!!! It is a quiet Friday morning, quintessentially English…….yes, cloudy and gloomy but I am on a high this morning. Had an amazing and cosy evening (yesterday of course) with a lovely couple, talking late into the night, as we do…… food, friends and fun….what more could you ask for? We kick-started our … More Indo – Chinese Chicken Strips
Okay, time to let some steam off and get on with life. That’s what you do……you can not change the world…..you would be naive if you think you can……you can influence people’s thinking if you are passionate enough….that’s about all you can do…… There was a time when I did believe that we should not … More Islamophobia actually exists in the dictionary