The Reluctant Chef (Page 3)

Mado ; A guest review on Jeddahfood.com Γ’β‚¬ΛœMadoÒ€ℒ, renowned for its ice cream and bakery products in Turkey has arrived in Jeddah. Located on Prince Sultan Street, friendly staff welcomed me on arrival. Inside is a quite spacious hall, with the bakery section positioned at the front of the store. On your right is an assortment of chocolates, and on your left the ice cream β€˜Dondurma’ station, for which Mado is famous for! Walking further inside, we noticed the large oven, with a showcase of fresh bakery items, ranging from the usual croissant to potato filled baked dough. Here a menu is also available fromRead More →

Originally posted on :Thursday, November 19, 2009 This post is about a favorite eatery which was near Palestine road. Despite being shut down due to some issues, it is still alive in my heart and tummy today! All pun aside, the ambiance was soothing and the food was scrumptious! I wrote a review on it on JeddahFood.com . I am posting the review below for you to get a glimpse of what the Jeddah Restaurant scene has lost. By the way, you can still enjoy it at Dubai Mall in Dubai. Driving down Andualus Road, you enter the unofficial Cuisine district of Jeddah! A hiddenRead More →

This no fail and perfect recipe was handed (Or rather emailed ) to me by my oh so talented neighbor. My ex-neighbour to be exact as I had the misfortune to move and loose her company. A dentist by day, and a super cook mom by night, Miso could never go wrong with all the yummy carbs that she sent my way! The recipe she initially sent was from a website, which I tweaked to suit my taste..and have made it a family must! CarrotΒ cake Ingredients 1 1/2 cups granulated white sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 3 large eggs 2 cups Β all-purpose flour 2 teaspoonsRead More →

Being a traditional hot June afternoon, it was serenely still, with a gentle filtered sound of looΒ coming through the window. LooΒ has the terrible reputation of being the dreaded hot wind, that blows through Lahore during the hot summer afternoons. The term extends to even describe the concept of anyone who had a heat stroke. So very traditionally you can hear the olderΒ ammaΒ saying that poor lilΒ munna has caught loo. Such an afternoon surely meant that Zahraa should have the pleasure of an afternoon nap, to avoid any of the loo harming her.Β Β Of course Zahraa could not just rush off to bed, before she served lunch toRead More →

Pasta Primavera Inspired from Yummly.com Changed to make it more Vegetable focused, as to encourage my kids to eat more greens. Ingredients: Olive Oil 1 good sized carrot peeled and diced in small cubes 1 spring onion chopped small 1 cup broccoli cut into small florets 1 Red Capsicum cut in thin small slices 1 Yellow Capsicum cut in think small slices Alfredo Sauce 1 Jar 2 cups Elbow shaped pasta boiled beforehand Parmesan Cheese. Just start from Olive oil in a heated Wok, and add vegetables one by one, giving a wait of 1 minute in between each. Once all vegetables are added, andRead More →