Sticking to the basics

A word of advice for all you beginner cooks – stick to the basics. It is the absolutely safe place to start. I say this for two reasons, one you will be surprised at how easy it is to get the basics right early on because you have been picking up, subconsciously, how they are…

In the very beginning…

Five weeks after our wedding, finally my visa came through to travel to Abu Dhabi – which just happens to be my birthplace and my home for the first 20 odd years of my life!. Needless to say I was excited to be going back to my childhood home. Two days before I had to…

How things got started…

Let me start by telling you about how I came up with the name for my blog. Its a funny little story. Ours was an arranged marriage and we didn’t get a chance to get to know each other at all during our engagement period. As luck would have it, Mazhar had to relocate to…