Bukhara

Bukhara

It has been a while since I have done a food review, luckily for old archives I dug up the classic Indian meal I experienced a couple of months ago at Bukhara. For those unaware, Bukhara is a South Africa restaurant that aims to play homage to Udaipur and its exquisite cuisine. As someone who [...]

BLAWGGER

BLAWGGER

I decided to write this post today to shed some light on some common misconceptions my followers have about me (the few that you are). It would be amazing if I could say that I generate income and live off blogging but unfortunately, I am far from that league so instead I pursue what every [...]

B-A-N-A-N-A-S

B-A-N-A-N-A-S

Yes, you read that title correctly or rather you hummed it correctly in Gwen Stefani's voice. Today's post deals with bananas, in particular the overripe ones that we civilians unfortunately throw away or squish when we have no desire to ingest them. Recently, I was faced with the dilemma of three overripe bananas sitting on [...]

Sevruga

Sevruga

Kick start the weekend with some tasty treats from the scenically located Sevruga! For those that are unaware, Sevruga is located at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. They mainly specialise in seafood, although they do have other options. I had the pleasure of visiting Sevruga some time ago and I found it a real [...]

In or Out: Poached eggs

In or Out: Poached eggs

Poached eggs: an egg that has been cooked by poaching, as opposed to simmering or boiling liquid. This method of preparation is favored for delicate foods that could be damaged by cooking at higher temperatures such as the boiling point of water. Poached eggs are used in thetraditional American breakfast/brunch dishes Eggs Benedict and Eggs Florentine.Hello blogosphere!So as you may or may not know, I am a [...]

Eid and all its trimmings

Eid and all its trimmings

Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى‎, 'Feast of the Sacrifice'‎) also known as the "Sacrifice Feast", is the second of two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide each year, and considered the holier of the two. It honors the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son, as an act of obedience to God's command. Before Abraham sacrificed his son, God provided a male goat to sacrifice [...]

TURKEY

TURKEY

Turkey : Officially, the Republic of Turkey is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is a democratic, secular, unitary, parliamentary republic with a diverse cultural heritage. Merhaba!! I know a lot of you have been asking for images and updates on my recent visit to Istanbul so no need to wait longer - the posts/images are finally here. [...]