Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle

Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle

I’m so glad that after crossing 30 I was able to finalize and lock in a lot of things about myself. Throughout my twenties I…

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Sheer Khurma

Sheer Khurma

I know, I know, sheer khurma is associated more with Eid ul Fitr, but there’s usually so much going on at that time in my…

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Grilled Honey Chili Chicken

Grilled Honey Chili Chicken

Hailing from Peshawar, our idea of good food is meat with meat and some more meat.  We love to grill at home and we grill…

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Ras Malai I

Ras Malai I

Ras malai is right up there with gulab jaman when it comes to desi desserts. The creaminess draws you in from the get go. This…

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Kabuli Pulao

Kabuli Pulao

In Peshawar, which has a huge population of now assimilated Afghan refugees, you see Afghani culture everywhere. All the naan shops are Afghan owned now, Afghani…

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Dal Chawal & Tomato Chutney

Dal Chawal & Tomato Chutney

 This is the simplest meal ever, and yet it’s second to none in popularity. It’s enjoyed in every household, and I too opt for it,…

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Pumpkin Roulade

Pumpkin Roulade

Roulades are one of the most beautiful cakes around. I remember when I first saw a roulade how-to video by Heather Baird over at Sprinkle…

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Gajar ka Halwa

Gajar ka Halwa

Did I tell you that I have a thing for halwas?  Halwa weather is totally approaching. Leaves have started changing colors, and pretty soon we’ll…

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Gulab Jaman II

Gulab Jaman II

You know, it’s all well and good, moving to a new continent, country, city in search of greener pastures. It has been a part of people’s…

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Zucchini & Red Pepper Pasta

Zucchini & Red Pepper Pasta

 This. Sometimes you find inspiration in the most unexpected places.  I was doing some grocery shopping for my daughter’s birthday party, still undecided about what kind…

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