Lamb Tagine with Prunes

Tagines, the hallmark of Moroccan Cuisine are delicious slow-cooked stews made using an array of ingredients. The word Tagine has dual meanings. Tagines are conical earthenware vessels and the stews cooked in them are also called Tagines. Steam collects in the cone of the Tagine pot as the food cooks, condenses back over its contents,…

Chicken Shawarma

This Chicken Shawarma recipe consists of succulent, immensely flavourful chicken, wrapped in flatbreads with a creamy garlic-tahini yogurt sauce. Shawarmas are popular street food in Middle Eastern countries and are equally loved in Pakistan. If dinner was something I did not like, Shawarmas were my saviour. I do not believe I need to explain what…

Stuffed Eggplant (Karniyarik)

Karniyarik is a Turkish dish consisting of eggplants stuffed with sautéed onions, tomatoes, peppers, parsley, and minced meat. I know food served on a flight is no standard to measure the deliciousness of a dish, but whenever I am served with a hearty Karniyarik on any of my Turkish Airlines flights, I am a happy…

A Foodies Wish

Thanks for joining me! As a little girl I loved reading. I constantly aimed to read a couple pages more than what my teacher assigned. Forever anticipating the next book, I could get my hands on. The only time I found myself stuck on a book was if it had a passage describing a meal,…