In Support of Women – Spaghetti and Meatballs

In Support of Women Spaghetti and Meatballs The introduction to a recipe will be different this week.  This isn’t a fictional story, but a call to women.  I’ve watched over the past year as the #metoo movement has spread from the US to other countries (including Pakistan), outside of the entertainment industry and into all … More In Support of Women – Spaghetti and Meatballs

The Competition – Scallion and Coriander Pancakes

The Competition Here I am, the day I’ve been waiting for, all that hard work and preparation culminating in one afternoon.  I woke up early to meditate and stretch. Clear the mind, focus the body, make myself limber for any movement that may be necessary.   I look at myself in the mirror, lightly jogging … More The Competition – Scallion and Coriander Pancakes

A Case of Mistaken Identity – Desi Enchiladas

“Hey! Want to join the Mexican Student Group?” Wow, very inclusive group, but maybe later.  Of course, instead of saying this outloud, I awkwardly wave, smile and nod as I quickly walk away.  My solemn oath (to myself) to become a more confident human being in university is never going to happen. – – – … More A Case of Mistaken Identity – Desi Enchiladas

Coriander pesto

It’s always difficult to say which herb is exactly my favourite, but coriander is ALWAYS up on the list.   If I could put coriander in everything, I might just do that. I love the smell, the taste and everything about it.  Especially when you are at the supermarket and you just stick your nose … More Coriander pesto

Marinara sauce

I’m a big fan of marinara sauce.  Mostly for dipping mozzarella sticks into (confession, mozzy sticks are my ultimate.  If I see it on a menu, I have to order it and it HAS to come with marinara sauce). I love making my own marinara sauce because it’s so easy and will taste much better … More Marinara sauce

Eggplant involtini

Most of my cooking/baking seems to result in having something leftover that I need to use.   Which is perfectly fine, in fact, it’s great! No wasted products as I hate having to buy something for a recipe and then throw away the reminder.   My eggplant involtini desire resulted from having leftover ricotta.  Ricotta … More Eggplant involtini