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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. I adore December for all it’s Christmas cheer and festivities. It’s my favourite holiday and every aspect of Christmas has me giddy with excitement. My humble little tree is decorated, Christmas present shopping is under way and my kitchen smells divine. I’m trying to be adventerous with my recipes and cook up slightly healthier options but if I’m being completely honest it’s a losing battle. I took a break from all the cooking to make something for my mum who wanted to jazz up her evening coffee. Instead of a creative Christmas…

I’m no baker and my kryptonite is any sort of dough or batter. I don’t really care much for desserts I’m more of a savory person and so I don’t make much sweet stuff or bake often. My oven is used for baking food or vegetables but never for a cake or cookies. While spending endless hours looking up recipes ( it’s one of my fav past times ) I chanced upon one for what they call a Chiffon cake. I think it’s just a really light airy and fluffy version of a sponge cake. It was orange in flavour…

This new series of Ramadan Recipes that I’ve started is turning out to be quite tricky. It’s completely out of my element and not food I cook often but it is food that I really enjoy. To try and keep up so that I post regularly BEFORE Ramdan is actually over, I’ve picked a simple dessert that is so easy, you can make this in no time and most of the ingredients are things you might already have handy in your pantry. If not, no worries a quick grocery run and you’ll be set. This is an interesting dessert called…

Every year folks do food trails through Mohammed Ali Road, Minara Masjid and other popular eat streets to sample typical Ramadan food. While it’s common to write about these dishes and where you get them this time I thought I’d try and share some of the recipes so you don’t have to battle it out in any street or alley or wait your turn to be served, you can just make it in the comfort of your own home and with of course a more hygienic kitchen and a firm grip on how much oil or sugar you’d like to…