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  Panna cotta, an Italian dessert when made with Medjool dates the result is a unique and awfully delicious dessert… I’ve been obsessed with Medjool dates ever since I had the first taste of it. They taste great even right out of the box, so it’s hard to resist once you open a box of Medjool dates. No wonder they are called the “king of...

Easy to make eggless and no-bake cheesecake in a glass, I added peach pulp and it tasted delicious… Making desserts can be a bit time consuming, here is a delicious dessert that can be made without any effort and in just a matter of minutes. Traditional Cheesecake recipes call for egg and the batter has to be baked. This is a healthier version without the addition...

Meatballs, chicken stock, greens and orzo pasta are married into this soup; delicious and nourishing soup. A perfect soup for the soul… This is an Italian American soup, popular in America and is served at most Italian restaurants here. I’d this soup a few weeks ago at an Italian restaurant, I instantly fell for it and enjoyed every sip of it with a Mmmm...

The best tasting spaghetti and meatballs that I’d made. This is one of the most popular Italian-American dishes. You could find this on the menu of most Italian restaurants. A bowl of this is so comforting and makes you feel good. Meatballs can be made with almost any kind of ground meat, I prefer either beef or chicken. Making this dish is so easy, you just...

Black olives, sun dried tomatoes, basil and parmesan cheese are pureed together to make this pesto… I am a die hard fan of pesto, for me anything that has a hint of pesto tastes delicious. Let it be pesto pizzas, pastas, or toasted flat bread smeared with pesto; I go crazy and I enjoy these dishes to the fullest. Traditional pestos are made by pureeing basil,...

Genoise, an Italian sponge cake; incredibly soft and airy that will melt into your mouth… Starting the week after a long weekend is pretty pretty worse, my poor brain couldn’t figure out what was going on while I was at work on Tuesday. Today, I am back on schedule and in the evening the baker in me woke up after a brief slumber. I had promised my co-workers...

As we approach the end of Ramadan, it is with mixed feelings that I look forward to Eid – a sadness that I have to wait an entire year for the blessed month to make its appearance and the excitement that Eid brings – the shopping, being with family and friends and of course the cooking – there definitely has to be a special dessert as part of our...

Salmon, spinach and parmesan cheese; this dish couldn’t get any better I swear… I had a wonderful week and having a lovely weekend too. I’d been waiting for my convocation since 9 months and finally it happened on last Thursday. It was such a proud and overwhelming moment. I had so much fun with my dear friends who took time to be a part of my graduation....

Light and creamy cheese cupcakes… I wasn’t that fond of cheese cake a few years ago, but now I am very fond of it. After trying out a few delicious cheese cakes, I couldn’t help falling for it. It’s such a versatile dessert and can be made in different flavors. My most favorite is cappuccino flavor, and the next favorite is strawberry. Here...

Roasted red pepper pureed to sauce and combined with pan fried chicken, yummy… Beautiful Sunday it was! Being able to work with like minded and equally enthusiastic people is a pure blessing. Today, I had volunteered for a fund raising event, the theme was Pakistani brunch. Amazing event, amazing people, had so much fun and my heart is filled with happiness. During...