Browsing All posts tagged under »mum«

Deliciously moist apple cakes

March 18, 2012


Sometimes you find a recipe that's a bit too special and it sticks with you , these apple cakes are exactly as the name suggests , deliciously , moist and super special...

Help ! I lost my cape !!

March 17, 2012


Legend has it , she has a cape hidden in her closet but wearing one might be considered uncool and embarrassing ...

Pizza , the no brainer way ..

March 10, 2012


You are certainly not going to waste your Saturday evening punching down a pizza dough and you can't be bothered driving down to nearest pizza shop...

Say Cheese !

March 8, 2012


I sometimes pretend to be in another room just so I can eavesdrop on my kids conversations - I thoroughly enjoy their cute banter when they think no one else is listening and the highlight of the eavesdropping saga is when they burst into peals of uncontrollable laugher ... Truly special !

Amazing Orange Peels

March 5, 2012


Did you know ? You could use your leftover orange peels to make a fantastic home deodorizer .. Add peels from two oranges , 7-8 cloves and a cinnamon quill to a saucepan , fill with water, bring to a boil and then simmer for about. 30-40 minutes ,the mixture freshens and deodorizes the air […]

A little man with big words

March 4, 2012


Children have beautiful minds and even more beautiful hearts , so perceptive and undiluted by the world and its ways … Here is what my 8 year old had to write when I asked him if he could send one message to the entire world , what would it be ? Amazing isn’t it ?

Purple Prettiness

March 3, 2012


between you and me, I think people secretly look forward to receiving a present from me just so they can show the exquisite wrapping off to their friends , oh take that sheepish grin off your face

it’s time for Chicken Soup …

March 2, 2012


The thing is when you hear chicken soup , you think winter , you think coughs, colds and that dreaded flu.And if your taste buds are anything like mine ( as in you don't even know what the word 'bland' means ) you are right this minute thinking Chicken Soup ? Me ? Never !

Coffee and its (apparent) perils

March 2, 2012


Discovered this picture while stumbling on Stumble Upon , now back to doing stupid things I suppose…Oh wait I need a coffee refill !

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 […]

Stay Tuned…

February 22, 2012