“I don’t know much about religion, nor do I claim to be any kind of a theology researcher. If anything, I am just a plain simple human being, one amongst you. If any Muslim (or anybody who knows about Islam) is asked: “Who is the most significant or principal….personality in Islam?” Simple and straight, the … More Commemoration of Moharram: a simple and “humanist” approach….
A few days back, I accidentally opened a tin of caramel. Accidents do happen, right? Anyway, it was sitting in my refrigerator and at the back of my mind. Was wondering what to do. A whole tin would have been too much for desserts unless I had friends over. At the moment, people are away … More Chocolate Fudge
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