Tiramisu

I have been away from my blog for long; long enough that I couldn't remember what the new post page looks like :$. But hey, I am back with a bang (read dessert). I find it hard to make Italian recipes because of their use of various kinds of cheese.Most of them aren't easily available … Continue reading Tiramisu

Spanish Pizza

I have been neglecting blogging with work. Now that I have completed almost five years at my workplace, I am one of the senior staff who are consulted in various decision making. While it is an honor, sometimes it does become taxing and stressful. Hence, I prefer to relax and play some Candy Crush when … Continue reading Spanish Pizza

Pita Bread

Last of all on my Greek Lunch was pita bread, that helped bind the lunch together. Being a Pakistani family, we need some form of flatbread or roti with our food. Any menu lacking flatbread or roti is not fulfilling enough. Traditional roti made on a tawa does not pair well with Greek menu, hence … Continue reading Pita Bread

Hummus

Hello again. Back yet again after a long break. I haven't been cooking much for a while. But I have tried a couple of cake/ cookie in a mug recipes. Frankly I am not much fond of these microwaved cakes or cookies. They lack flavor. It might be a good quick fix for the sweet … Continue reading Hummus

Greek Tomato Pie

Suddenly I am finding myself too busy to post my whole Mediterranean lunch series quickly. Mediterranean food is absolutely tasty, colorful and inviting. Most of these recipes call for the most basic spices, easily available in the market. They aren't too hot nor to bland. The salt is usually the star and flavor enhancer while … Continue reading Greek Tomato Pie

Greek Baked Chicken

I like planning the whole lunch and making things that pair well. Last time I did a whole lunch planned around Roast Beef. This time I picked the Mediterranean theme and made everything Mediterranean. So our lunch table was decorated with Greek Baked Chicken, Greek Tomato Pie, Pita Bread and Hummus. The meal ended with … Continue reading Greek Baked Chicken

Creamed Spinach

The desi way to prepare spinach is to boil it for a long time, drain it, mash a bit and then use it in any recipe you want. Mostly Spinach is cooked with mutton (palak gosht) in desi-land or sometimes with potatoes (aloo palak). Some people also cook it with cottage cheese (palak paneer). Creamd … Continue reading Creamed Spinach