Spice Spoon in Hello! Magazine

Hello, lovelies – As you know, I was featured in Hello! Magazine this summer, and I finally have the feature online, to share with all of you. I hope you enjoy reading it. Click on this link here.

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Kofta Curry in the Pakistani Manner

Pakistani Kofta Curry

I was commissioned to write a piece for Edible Toronto – I chose to write about a recipe I grew up eating, my Nani Ami’s spiced meatball curry, also known as Kofta Curry. This is a comforting Pakistani dish made in almost every home. My article is about how my parents entertained throughout my childhood: elegantly, with seemingly effortless perfection. And today, in my home, I wonder if I can do the same.

I hope you enjoy reading the piece I wrote here.

Film Shoot for Fiesta Farms – Spice Spoon

I did a film shoot for Fiesta Farms in Toronto – more soon! In the meantime, here are some behind-the-scenes photos of the film shoot and a sneak peek of the Peach Galette I made, using some Pakistani spices.

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Eid Mubarik – Risalamande with Strawberry Coulis

Shayma Saadat Hello Magazine RisalamandeRecipe and Food Styling: Shayma Saadat; all photos in this post: Erik Putz

An early Eid Mubarik to all of you!

As part of a larger Hello! Magazine (Pakistan) feature on Spice Spoon, I was asked to share a recipe which meant something to me. This is a Danish-style rice pudding, which Mor Mor Inge, Zain’s maternal grandmother used to make. Read More