Muri mania

Muri khao- I do not quite care how this phrase came to be. We all know the meaning. The urban dictionary would define ‘muri khao’ as an expression used by a person in response to another,

Flavours of Middle East / Revving rice

Eid is just around the corner, and you know what that means; friends and family coming over for a lunch or dinner together. And despite the many various dishes prepped, one thing unfortunately remains constant, typical rice dishes like polau. Why not change things up this Eid with these special rice recipes, courtesy of Md. Bilal Hossain, Chef of Qatar Airways.

Food-o-gram / Gourmet salad at its best

Anyone who is going to exclaim in repulsion when they hear 'salad' has clearly been brought up wrong! On its own or as a side for your meal, salads are always a great to look forward to; be it a fancy salad you serve on the weekends,

Food-o-gram / Summer refreshers

The heat is unbearable this year; whenever I am out in the open, my skin feels like it's burning red.

Food-o-gram / Packed lunches for children

Tiffin breaks are crucial, mostly because your child will remember them forever! Packing the same lunch every day of the week can become dull.

Food-o-gram / Cocoa tinted glasses

I read somewhere “Your favourite chocolate defines your time, or so you think. Some bridge the decades and the generations. They're as familiar to your granny as they are to you.”

Food-o-gram / Fish Favourites

For as long as I can remember, I loved fish. When I complain about chicken, I opt for a fish meal. It's soft, flaky, takes minutes to cook and is super flavourful!

Food-o-gram / Party food for Kids

This banana ice cream is absolutely ideal for kids. It is naturally creamy and smooth, has no added sugar and tastes delicious!

Planning for a birthday bash!

Planning a child's birthday is more fun than you know. Yes, it can be exhausting; you might have to stretch your mind beyond the everyday balloon and streamers, you might have to get your hands dirty with glue, cut lots of paper or take the easy way out and hire a party planner; I'd suggest you do it yourself at least once.

A Healthy Sehri

Every person needs good, nutrient-rich food that provides sufficient energy for day to day activities, and in no other time of the year is it more important than during Ramadan.

How I like my potatoes…

Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F). Scrub potatoes, pierce them with a fork and put them in the oven rack for 30-40 minutes until soft.

Breakfast and munchies for the World Cup

Watching a long cricket match can bring about hunger pangs. Waking up to catch an early game in the morning demands a sugar rush and a bit of good food to keep our tired eyes open, as well as keeping our tummies happy throughout the time.