Tag Archives: Healthy foods

Hot Chilli Chickpeas in 5

Although I love cooking and creating lovely food in my little kitchen, its the last place I want to be on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. Its that time of the week where I do not want to do anything, just laze on the couch (if that’s possible with an overactive 2 year old), watch some […]

Chicken with Olives and Pickled Lemons: Middle Eastern Special for Ramadan.

One of the things I love most about Middle Eastern cooking is the use of healthy, fresh, wholesome ingredients and an exotic combinations of spices. Chicken with Preserved Lemons and Olives is a very popular dish in the Middle East and more so in Morocco. This recipe uses an exotic, complex, aromatic Moroccan spice blend spice known as Ras El […]

Pineapple Rasam

For Hubby’s Birthday I made a pineapple and banana cake with a cheese and buttercream frosting (absolutely delicious- recipe coming soon). As I had some pineapple leftover that wasnt very sweet, thought of incorparating it into a savoury recipe. Since the last couple of days we’ve seen weather thats been chill, with gale force winds, and […]

Wholesome, Spicy and Moist Carrot, Raisin and Nut Cupcake.

There is a light at the end of every tunnel and the sun returns after every storm…..has been my latest mantra…..Well its Chicken Pox this time!! Just when Baby A was returning to his cheerful, bubbly and cheeky self, the nasty varicella virus knocks. Its been a difficult few days emotionally and physically. On  days like this, the […]

Baby’s gone Bananas- Banana and Cashewnut Cake

Baby is completing 7 months and the last month has seen him sampling a variety of foods. Well like most first time parents we were lost on how to begin weaning….then after a dozen calls home…..internet browsing and having watched my lil niece being weaned….we decided on 2 simple rules……1. baby must be allowed to […]