Chai Karak

This is a deliciously warm soft spicy sweet milk tea that I adore. I am drinking it often now , it is keeping me cosy and warm as the winter weather rages outside my window in Paris. Chai Karak is is strong sweet tea with aromatic spices, it is also known as masala chai in…

Boxed – Rootless Podcast Interview

Who am I ?   A question I was asked when I did my first podcast last week.  That was an unexpected question that I didn’t prepare for and you can tell by listening to it HERE Or on Soundcloud    So lets back up and start how and why I was on ROOTLESS podcast….

Cook n Saj

Guys I finally decided to reveal my little secret to you all….  A dear place I have been going to for months now… my little gourmet hideaway ! I discovered this place one day as I was walking down Rue de Rennes in 6th arrondissement of Paris few years ago.  I notice a pretty cool…

Iced Coffee recipe

Coffee lovers its time for iced coffee ! Yep summer is here and what’s more refreshing than a chilled caffeine drink ? Here is my super simple recipe that you can make at home and no need to go out and buy expensive iced coffee anymore. Basically it’s cold coffee and all you need is coffee,…

Not an Instagram-able Ramadan for me this year ..

The first week of Ramadan was tough, tough, tough…  I must admit and put my hands up I didn’t prepare for it one little bit so when it came, bammm it smacked me on the face ! Suddenly sleep deprivation, long fast, dehydration, irritability and confusion attacked me at once. I also got very depressed. Because…

Café Kitsuné

On a sunny Tuesday I found spring has bloomed in Paris.. Yeahh … exciting … Paris is best in spring time, suddenly colour are bursting from every angle, the rive Seine twinkles in the sun, chairs are filled outside bistros and cafés with chatter and clinks of glasses, bright green tree leafs flutter, sunglasses on…

Green bean curry ~ Marag Lubyah

This is one of my favourite Iraqi tomato curry / stew and am glad my kids like it too. It is delicious and brings me warm memories of family gatherings and spoons hitting plates and clinking between moments of silence that breaks the chatter across the table.  This is a lovely comfort giving dish with…

A recipe for goodness

Hello beautiful readers, how have you been? It’s been a while hasn’t it ? I missed you. I thought of you all actually and wrote so many long blogs, some just random thoughts and others were on my food recipes for you to try. But all of it was in my head and never was…

Shortbread Biscuite

Continuing with the love theme this month. I thought of another way to show your appreciation and love, baking ! Making something with your loving hands to feed your love ones is a wonderful act of love. I decided to do shortbread biscuits in shapes of heart with my son. This is so he can…

Chai Ward

It’s February at last …2019 is moving … January did feel like a long pause didn’t it, but maybe we needed that … Anyway the month of love is here!! Yes February 14th is Saint Valentines Day, a day where you show your love and appreciation to your sweet heart. Box of chocolate and roses is…