My Spice Cupboard – What is Cardamom? What Can I Use Cardamom For?

My Spice Cupboard - What is Cardamom? What Can I Use Cardamom For?

This post marks the beginning of series of posts entitled ‘My Spice Cupboard.’ This series aims to helps you all get familiar with spices that may be new and unusual for you and hopes to get you using them in your cooking a bit more! Each post will take on one new spice and introduceRead more

Nargisi Kofta – Pakistani Chicken Scotch Egg Curry

Nargisi Kofta - Pakistani Chicken Scotch Egg Curry

In this recipe, I’m taking the traditional Chicken Kofta curry and making it just that extra bit fancier, by adding an egg. Not boiled to serve on the side, but I’m putting the egg inside the kofta. Doesn’t sound very fancy, but believe me, whenever I serve this everyone thinks the fancy game has beenRead more

The Clueless Pakistani Cook – My First Cookbook is Set to be Launched on the 16th of Jan!

The Clueless Pakistani Cook

Greetings everyone! EDIT: The Clueless Pakistani Cook is NOW AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE. Click here to be redirected to the purchasing page. Last week on my Instagram I posted a blurred out, dim picture and asked my followers ‘can anyone guess what I’m up to?’. Some guessed right – I’m writing and launching my very firstRead more

Mattar Pilau – Pakistani Rice with Peas

Mattar Pilau - Pakistani Rice with Peas

Peas and rice – we have here a much loved pair. Lets pair that with some soft, caramelised fried onions and aromatic cloves and cinnamon. We have here a winning combination. Mattar Pilau, rice cooked with peas and onions, have always been a favourite at my Mother’s house. My Mother would cook this to serveRead more