Vanilla

Vanilla

Homemade Halal Vanilla extract Vanilla is one of the most expensive spices in the world!  A member of the orchid family, the vanilla flower is the only one of 350 species of orchids to produce an edible product. The first harvest of the vine does not occur for at least 3 years, giving a maximum […]

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Winter, You’re Welcome

  Peace Greetings! Cool water splashes my face at Fajr, giving me a shiver. I stick my head out of the window to feel the cool breeze early morning. It’s lovely. I so love the winters in Dubai. It is that time of the year when you wanna be outside your home all day and […]

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Picnic Essentials

Here is my list of things to carry for a picnic/ bbq/ camping/ you name it. 1. Food and Snacks – number one on the list. Food is the meal you will share and one-pot wonders are best. If its a BBQ, then marinated chicken, fish, burgers, or veggies skewered and packed in sealed containers […]

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Food

Easy home-made cheats

Peace Greetings! I don’t really have an array of recipes on my blog. I don’t really intend to ‘coz I want you to join me in my kitchen personally and that’s where I want to share recipes. But I’d like to share these cheats one could do at home, instead of paying that extra few […]

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Inspiration

Are we really grateful?

Peace Greetings! We claim to be the people who are grateful for the blessings we have. We also thank God for them. But how are we using our blessings? Have you ever stopped and wondered? We sympathise with people who suffer from poverty, disasters and atrocities. But what are we doing in reality to help […]

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Inspiration

It’s payback time!

For all the things they’ve done for you or not done for you. For the times they have felt proud of you or felt silly of you. For the right or wrong decisions, they have made for you and for whatever else they have done. For the identity they have given you, that has made […]

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Inspiration

Encourage healthy eating in kids

We are among the parents of the highly developed and educated nations, yet our children are being fed food ever so rich in sugar, salt, additives and colour. We know about the Food Pyramid, how a balanced diet looks like, yet that’s not what they’ve been programmed to want. Sometimes we ourselves don’t follow the […]

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Conversations | Events

Brunch with the doctors

Peace Greetings! I got the opportunity to have a brunch meet up with doctors at Medeor 24×7 hospital, Dubai and we had casual talks on everyday issues we face and they shared a few tips and insightful information. After a recent let down by some doctors, I must say that the doctors I met here […]

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I have failed..

Peace Greetings! Yes! Its True. I have finally given up. After a number of attempts, I have now accepted defeat on you. I absolutely don’t know why I can’t just get you right. There is always something more or less. Too thick or sometimes too watery. Too bland or too sour. The Mr. gave up […]

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