A Life On A Plate

Dutch Apple Pie

What does one do when at home and down with a flu? You have figured out the answer by now. Working or practicing the piano seemed to require a lot


  Most cities by the sea posses a certain kind of beauty. Beirut is one of those cities. Like a beautiful woman who is aware of her looks and awaits

In My Kitchen April/May

April was a busy month with part of it spent in Jordan. Spring in Jordan is a wonderful time of the year when the air is cool, gentle sun and

Foul Medames

I love cooking and posting simple recipes that are so quick to cook and yet savoury and wholesome. Foul Medames aka Ful is an Egyptian vegetarian dish made of fava

A simple spaghetti

There are certain cooking steps I do when a simple pasta pomodoro is in order. Water has to be salted, oiled and boiling before I drop my spaggheti in. My

Red Pepper and Corn Soup

Everything comes out of something right? We get inspired by people, some of us even copy each other (you know who you are). Basically it is rare for someone to

Muhallabiya for a new year..

Every new year and at around this time, I like to prepare Muhallabiya.     I don’t know if it has become a tradition as such but it is possibly

Ginger Bread Houses

Every year and at around Christmas time my friend’s friend Kri arranges a wonderful get together for children and parents around her neighbourhood area. The kids build and decorate ginger

Marrow Fritters

My grandmother belonged to the ‘waste not want not’ generation. Quite interestingly NOW we are trying to return to that knowledge and instinct people had about recycling and wasting very

Life, the devastation in Gaza and beyond…

‘How can I blog about food when hundreds of children have been killed next door in Gaza’ has been my thought in the last few weeks. Do I acknowledge what