Chocolate chips cookie and ice cream shake

It was the eve of our New Year (for the Hindus) and everybody at home was busy cleaning. The screen showed 27 degrees but it seemed way hotter. I immediately thought that it was the right…

Homemade Hummus from scratch (and guide to making your own tahini paste)

Hummus is still unknown to many in Mauritius, I’d take my parents for example, they only came to know what it was when I made it at home. It was hard to resist Pret A…

What I miss the most about London – Top 10 things to do in …

London is MAGICAL – I repeat. I swear I miss this city more than anything else. It’s already a year now since I’m back home (Mauritius) after spending almost 2 years there. There isn’t a…

A guide to Mauritius Island (Ile Maurice)

This post is for people who have no clue about my little island, Mauritius (Ile Maurice). I get this question a lot, ”where is Mauritius?” or ”I never heard about it”. God created Mauritius first…

Cheese croquettes

Some cheesy croquettes, spicy chutney/chili sauce and hot tea can be your best friend on a rainy and cold day. Croquettes known as ‘Badia’ (Ba-diaa) in Mauritius (our street food) are eaten as party snacks/appetizers or whenever…

Pizza Inn restaurant – Eating experience

Another pizza post, not recipe this time though. I’ll be talking about Pizza Inn restaurant (Location – Mauritius). Pizza Inn was founded by 2 Texas brothers back in 1958 and they now have 221 restaurants…

Marinated fish fillet with sweet & sour sauce

First of all, this recipe is from my mother. This is my favorite way of eating fish. It is a very light dish and easy to prepare, not much effort or time are needed. My dad…

How to create your own blog header for free

Do you look at other blogs and just fancy their customized header and secretly wanting something creative for your blog too? I still remember when I made my own header using Powerpoint, it was a struggle…

Mushroom & Corn veg pizza ( in less than 30 mins )

We all love pizza! There’s just no argument to that. You might be following the strictest regime or you are super health conscious but you know that you will always have a soft corner for…

Easy Pasta with veggies, chicken, tomato sauce & cream cheese

I absolutely hate plain boiled pasta (pates/macaroni) with nothing interesting in it. I simply nurtured that in my mind that pasta is no fun, not tasty at all until I tried to combine it with…

Current favourite beauty products

Beauty post after long. Mirror, mirror. Tell me who is the prettiest of all! :p  There are some products that you can never get enough of and as a result they make up your beauty…