Beef Nihari (Pakistani Slow-Cooked Spiced Beef Stew)

Growing up in Pakistan and being from Lahore – city with rich food culture, my experience has been filled with food, rich flavours, culture and a profound adoration of hospitality. Being a culinary centre, the city of Lahore offers a variety of cuisines from all over Pakistan, local Punjabi cuisine, and dishes from


Biscoff Filled Doughnuts

Fresh homemade doughnuts oozing with Lotus Biscoff filling, topped with the delicious Biscoff glaze and crushed Biscoff biscuits – an insanely delicious treat!⁣ ⁣The doughnuts are light and airy, not too big and not too oily. These are pillowy soft, and filled with deliciousness. I made these for valentine’s day


Lahori Chikar Chole [Mushy Chickpeas Curry]

Lahori Chikar Chole is quintessential street food from Lahore. It’s a flavorful curry of chickpeas coated in a thick gravy with basic spices. Lahore is known for its traditional food and rich food culture. Chickar chole are a popular breakfast dish from Lahore that is served as Desi Nashta with


Punjabi Rajma Masala

Rajma Masala or Red kidney Bean Curry a popular dish from the Punjabi cuisine. It is a warm, comforting vegetarian curry of red kidney beans in a spiced tomato gravy served with steamed basmati rice. This delicious curry is a much loved homemade bean dish; it’s hearty, warming, and richly


Punjabi Kadhi Pakora

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora – a classic, delicious dish of creamy and tangy spiced yoghurt curry with pakoras (fritters) simmered in the curry making it a richly satisfying dish. Punjabi Kadhi pakora is a Pakistani/Indian comfort food. It is a wholesome and hearty dish that is mostly homecooked; you won’t find


Punjabi Dal Makhani (Black Dal)

Dal Makhani (Black Dal) a popular dish from Punjab is a buttery and creamy, silky and luscious gravy with subtle spices and balanced flavours. The humble dal gets restaurant-style status when it comes to Punjabi Dal Makhani. Dal (dried lentils) in all its varieties is pure comfort food. Popular across


Almond and Rice Pudding (Pakistani Badam Kheer)

Almond and Rice Pudding or Badaam Kheer is one of my favourite Pakistani/Indian dessert recipes. It is very similar to the English Rice Pudding, is easy to make and quite popular in the Subcontinent. This creamy almond and rice pudding recipe is my take on the traditional kheer (rice pudding) giving


Easy Homemade Pizza Sauce (from Scratch)

If you love pizza as much as I do, you will love this easy, homemade pizza sauce. In the past, we have used store-bought pizza sauce but I always wanted to make my own because then we could easily balance the flavour, make it rich, saucy, and thick the way


Crispy Vegetable Macaroni Parcels

Crispy Vegetable Macaroni Parcels also are known as box patties or samosa squares. These parcels are generously filled with flavourful Indo-Chinese style vegetable macaroni. The delicious filling is packed inside samosa sheets in the shape of a parcel, covered in breadcrumbs and deep-fried until golden and crisp. These crispy vegetable


Potato and Egg Croquettes

Take a break from chicken and meat. Try this recipe for Potato and Egg Croquettes, golden and crispy on the outside and soft in the centre, mildly spiced and full of flavour. It’s a perfect appetizer, kid-friendly snack and is freezer-friendly too. This is the first recipe that I learnt