Wordless Wednesday- Our Breakfast in Istanbul

An array of Turkish cheeses, fresh plump tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers, an assortment of olives, sucuk (lamb sausage), tomatoes grilled with Turkish cheese, fresh thick yoghurt topped with a fruit coulis. A perfect breakfast in Istanbul with my husband.

The Spice Spoon Featured on The Kitchn

I am featured on my favourite website this morning- The Kitchn. Click here.


Zain, my husband and I never go out for brunch on weekends — because Saturday and Sunday are the two days when he gets deep into the kitchen and prepares all sorts of omelettes for us. Read More

Rome, Pasta, Truffles and a Lie

I remember when I first moved to Rome, I used to lie on a weekly basis. At least for the first two months.Read More

Tahchin: Persian Rice Timbale with Savoury Saffron Chicken

Photo by my husband, Z.

Below is my latest published piece for Edible Toronto’s Winter Issue. You can also view it on their website here. I am also excited to announce that I was one of three three finalists in a group of 60+ Edible magazines in the US/Canada for Best Editorial/Food or Cooking Focused for this article. 

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