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….

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…

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…

Arctic Adventure to start 2019

Happy 2019 to my beautiful readers and everyone. It’s not too late to wish you all a happy new year, is it? We are still in January, just ! And don’t you find that the month of January somehow magically turns from a 31 day month into 78 day one! Strange that.   Hope you…

Communication, Love, Time & Trust. October World Mental Health Month.

October is World Mental Health Day. A month in which awareness of mental wellbeing and mental health illness is explained.  Mental illness /disorder or condition is discussed to reduce its social stigma and dispel the taboo surrounding it, therefore increasing mental health wellbeing and a more positive life style. What is mental illness? ( I’d…

Me, myself and my blog

Bonjour, Hello and Salam to all of you beautiful people. It has been a while ! But you are probably used to my unexpected long absences by now! I really do try to be consistant with blogging food recipes and Café / Restaurant reviews but I guess because I see Cups & Dishes as my…

Ramadan Explained !

Blessed Ramadan to you all.  Yep it’s that time of year where Muslims are truly tested on many levels …. And I am not only talking about the hunger games! In this blog post I want to try and clarify and explaining what is Ramadan. Starting from the basics and then I tell you how…

3 Best cafés around the Eiffel Tower

Drum roll please…. It’s finally here! Ladies and gentlemen I give you the awaited café guide of Paris. The 3 best coffee shops around the Eiffel Tower. A KDP and Cups and Dishes joint venture bringing you the BEST cafés in the most attractive Parisian location. You all know and have read about how I have…

Marvellous Monday

Cries of joy and relief are being heard across Paris this morning. Reports are coming in of large number of parents smiling and an air of festivity is being felt. Older generations and tourist are bemused by this sudden reaction, some suggested that the quick change in temperature from a -4C snowy days to a…

Reflecting & Tea !

January is a month of reviews, reflection and setting goals right ? I believe that you can do this at any day at any moment, you do not need to wait for a new year to make a resolution. When you are ready and feel the need to change you change. Sometimes change is forced…