Made my first ''khichdi'' while away from home. On the auspicious occasion of "Ganesh Chaturthi" each family has their own traditional and favorite dish that they prepare. Mine is a moong dal khichdi recipe - rice and green gram lentils cooked to porridge consistency. Call it Khichdi/Kicdi/Hotchpotch, this is one of the grandma-mother-inspired dishes for me. This is a dish we grew up eating during the… Continue reading The Best Recipe From Mom
Saturday Brunch at one of the island's only upscale Spanish restaurants, La Vinoteca Barcelona! What can I say...Delicious! The food was gorgeous and plentiful and the drinks kept flowing. The idea of eating squid and calamari for the first time was fascinating (even though in the beginning I was slightly fearful). Great place for spending a Saturday afternoon with your friends… Continue reading La Vinoteca Barcelona – Spanish Brunch Like No Other!
My 7th visit to a bakery store, (and a Botanical Salad Bar this time around) at Manuka Bahrain and it is better than ever. In fact, I ate one of my best sweet treats in 2017 so far. Manuka's head chef Dilli and his merry band have put the bakery and salad bar in a great spot and I… Continue reading Manuka Bahrain – Making life a little leafier and a little sweeter
Located in Adliya alongside its sister restaurant La Vinoteca Barcelona, Café Amsterdam is based in a cozy and cute Dutch canal-style building reminiscent of the back streets of Amsterdam. The european architecture shouldn’t mislead you, this restaurant is located in the bohemian neighborhood in Manama, Bahrain. In the heart of Bahrain's fine dining neighbourhood, Café Amsterdam's… Continue reading Café Amsterdam – Enjoying the Summer Sunshine in Bahrain
Today, I bring you a very delicious, yet inexpensive weekend meal. This is an easy & elegant baked lemon chicken legs recipe with full of flavours from the garlic, lemon, herbs and it is perfect for a quick and delicious meal. Prep Time - 10 min Cook Time - 45 min Total Time - 55 min… Continue reading Stuffed Chicken Legs
As the weather turns hot and humid, I find myself increasingly indecisive about what I want to eat. Maybe my cravings are scrambled by the constant passage from sweltering Bahrain streets to air-conditioned stores and hone; maybe it's the explosive vegetation, or the expanse of summer produce suddenly available at the market. Regardless, summertime stresses me… Continue reading Thai Vegetable Stir Fry
Italian for dinner it is! This classic Italian dish is quick and easy to make. Whatever your choice, chicken or shrimp, with these simple steps, you'll have a hearty dinner on the table in no time! Don't be intimidated by the name of this dish, it sounds like something only a restaurant can make for… Continue reading Creamy Chicken Fettuccine