How to Make a bowl of Vegan Banana “Nice” Cream?

By | September 4, 2016

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I’m not a vegan, and can never be for my love of dairy is too great to abandon. In the recent year or so the Vegan movement seem to be taking over the planet for a moment -vegetarians, where are you?- and whenever I browse the social media account of a vegan I happen to come across one version or another of something they call “Nicecream” or “Nice Cream” and they keep raving about it the way they were raving about Read more »

Recipe: Quinoa & Grilled Bell Peppers Salad

By | September 16, 2013

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Since I’ve been having quinoa, almost on daily basis, for the past few weeks I always am on the look for new ways of eating it. My favourite quinoa dishes are almost always salads and this one, with grilled bell peppers a.k.a. capsicums. On the day I took these pictures I only had some yellow bell peppers in the fridge but my absolute favourites are grilled red bell peppers. Read more »

Recipe: Quinoa with Broad Beans & Dill

By | September 9, 2013

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Growing up, rice with broad beans & dill or what we call in Kuwait “Bajela w Shbent” was a favourite lunch dish of mine. It is traditionally made with chunks of meat and daqqos tomato sauce at home but I’ve always opted to mix it with low fat yoghurt instead. I was craving it the other day but since I’m still on the path of losing the Ramadan weight and testing out quinoa in recipes I’ve decided to make the dish, subsituting rice with quinoa and see how it would turn out. To my surprise the recipe turned out to be a success and had I not made the dish myself I wouldn’t have realised I was actually eating quinoa!  Read more »

Recipe: Quinoa & Pomegranate Salad

By | September 3, 2013

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I’m still experimenting with using quinoa and I realised that I prefer eating cold quinoa mixed in some sort of salad instead of hot quinoa as I’m still not used to the taste of hot quinoa. Yesterday I decided to try and make a quinoa salad so basically I just grabbed whatever was in my fridge and chopped it up to make a nice healthy low-fat quinoa salad with ruby-like pomegranates seeds peeking through. Read more »

Things 2 Do in London: Hummus Bros

By | January 24, 2012

Nestling in Soho’s busy streets there is a red sign with the name “Hummus Bros”. If you are hungry and on the go, get inside for a good non pretentious Read more »

Things 2 Do in London: Maoz Restaurant!

By | December 13, 2010

When i fist so Moaz and to be absolutely frank i was shooting something from across the street of  Moaz while my husband waited in front of it. Since i take forever to shoot he busied himself peering into the not so promising looking place…  when I came back to my husband insisted we go inside to try it!!!! Apparently this caught his attention… Read more »

Things to do in London: Ed's Dinder…

By | December 7, 2010

One evening as we were in Euston Station waiting to board a train, we felt like we wanted to have something to eat before our journey. Butootee suggested we try Ed’s diner and i was skeptic. Vegetarians & Diners do not really go together well now do they? Read more »