Browsing All posts tagged under »Karachi«

Karachi By Sunset.

August 19, 2012


Karachi- You are life.

Notes From Pakistan – Taking The Ferry Home.

July 26, 2012


It is the holy moth of Ramadan and the day quietly winds down in Karachi. ┬áIts dwellers who have ventured to the city for work early morning now return home to their families to prepare a feast for “iftaar” – the traditional break of a day long fast at sunset. Stay tuned for my post […]

Want to ensure marital bliss ? You must learn your Aloo ki Bhujia !

April 23, 2012


Back in the day , it was one of the first few dishes a 14 something Pakistani girl would be taught by her mother/grandmother/aunts as she forayed into the land of cooking, along with how to roll a chappati and boil rice - the common lead up to finding a suitable match !

How do you like your eggs on a Sunday ?

April 8, 2012


For this Sunday , the day being all about eggs , chocolate , painted, boiled , tie died , I thought it would be perfect to share with you a breakfast recipe that has become a super hit with all members of Mumchic HQ in recent times. In fact , you could say we literally hold out for the weekend so we can prepare this delicious version of eggs.

Of Black Lipstick , 1997 and Creamy Cucumber Sandwiches.

April 1, 2012


One day in 1997 , I made a friend .We went to college together back in my hometown , Karachi. We were 17 and thought black lipstick and ouiji boards were cool ,we were tripping on the likes of Celine Dion and Aerosmith and prank calling boys on their home landlines hoping against hope that […]

Without further adieu – I give you Prawn Masala

February 28, 2012


I can never remember a Sunday or a Friday (then being a public holiday back in the 80s in Pakistan) when my mum would prepare a feast for the family to share together . Quite often it would be seafood sourced from the best possible machli-waala ( fisherman ) to frequent our locality in my […]