Browsing All posts tagged under »culture«

To Canberra, With Love.

March 11, 2013

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The BBC published an article last Saturday, a week ahead of Canberra's official centenary ; Canberra - Deathly Dull at 100 which has disturbed many a Canberrans. We love our city, how dare someone refer to it as "devoid of soul" . The writer is grossly mistaken because our Canberra is all about soul, thank you very much.

Whole And Hearty Mutton Stew {The Flu Antidote}

March 10, 2013

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Being sick is the pits I tell you! Friday morning I woke up to a high temperature , sore body, jammed, sore throat and I literally could not move a muscle. So under normal circumstances, what do you do? You somehow get out of bed long enough to be able to feed the kids and bring them to school.You come back home, call in sick, crawl under your doona, have a panadol or two and sleep the day off , right?

Back To Basics – Pakistani Aloo Gosht aka Goat and Potato Curry

February 23, 2013

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Aloo Gosht – ¬†Urdu for Meat and Potato curry Aloo Gosht is a meat curry in Pakistani and North Indian cuisine. It consists of potatoes (“aloo”) cooked with meat (“gosht”), usually lamb or mutton, in a stew-like shorba or gravy. The dish can be served and eaten with plain rice or with bread such as […]

Cinnamon Scrolls – Warm, Delightful, Divine -To Die For.

October 28, 2012

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Achieving cinnamon scrolls from scratch to perfection is an esteemed status you and kind of makes you look and feel like a Martha Stewart in the making.

Friday Night In – Home Made Popcorn And The Movies!

September 7, 2012

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Home-made popcorn reminds me of my childhood, back when microwave popcorn was a luxury we couldn’t afford, let alone a microwave. My mum would make us freshly popped corn, lightly salted and so delicious. There were three of us siblings so the popcorn would be carefully and equally divided into three bowls as a post […]

Swearing Around Your Children. How Much Is Too Much?

September 3, 2012

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Last Friday morning I caught a bus with an angry, frustrated and quite miserable looking thirty-something mother of two boys who might just be about the same age as the Fab 2. As we boarded the bus, the mother quite publicly and might I say rather untastefully shared her opinion about the bus driver with […]

Karachi By Sunset.

August 19, 2012

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Karachi- You are life.