Wedding season!

Hey guys! I promise I’m still alive. I’ve just been so busy lately and doing a lot of stuff. I could hardly find time for myself. I did a lot these past few months but thats a story for another day. Lets talk about weddings. I came to Kano for my friend’s wedding and I…

Simple Mac & Cheese with a toasted cheese layer on top.

I woke up at 3am really hungry and I didn’t want to make Indomie or a bowl of cereal. I stormed to the kitchen trying to figure out what to eat. Before I slept I watched a cooking show about a restaurant ‘The cheese wheel’ so my mind had cheese all over it. The kind…

Dolma; Turkish Cabbage Roll

This recipe is very dear to me. Its my grandma’s favorite and I’m sharing it with you. There’s a lot of stages to this but I assure you its easier than it looks. It’s basically cabbage leaves stuffed with rice and ground beef with a combination of spices and vegetables served in a runny or…

Holiday bits; Heaven for two

Aloha guys. Its been a while. I went on a vacation and I really did ‘vacationed’ , if that makes any sense. I took sometime out for myself and didn’t do anything stressful, I didn’t make any phone calls, reply to any emails or even checked my emails. (I just realized that I have a…

Holiday bits; Photoshoot at the park

Today being a bright day with no clouds and a chilly kind of weather gave us the green light to go shooting at Millennium park. Myself and a couple of my friends put upon ourselves a pact to shoot at least once in every month (which we haven’t honored since the beginning of 2018). We…

Holiday bites; Cinnamon roll cookies.

Ingredients: 2 and 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup room temperature unsalted butter softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg, at room temperature 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract Filling 2 Tablespoons butter, melted 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon Icing 1 cup icing sugar 3 Tablespoons…

Amna’s Private Collection Launch Party. #SS19

I cannot tell you how honored I was to be at the private launch of this collection . Everyone there meant a great deal to Amna’s and have contributed in a way or another. (I literally just quoted the Ceo Fatima) The vibe was very pinteresty and pink. It had a lot of flowers, I…

Crab and Chicken Paella

INGREDIENTS 400ml chicken stock 200g rice 250g Chicken, diced 6 crab sticks, cut in half 50g fresh/frozen peas 1 lemon, cut into wedges, to serve FOR THE SOFRITO 2 large ripe oxheart tomatoes, roughly chopped 2 large green capiscums 4 cloves garlic, peeled parsley ½ bunch chives 25ml Moro Extra Virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon…

Shortcut to red velvet cookies

Guys! You wont believe it if I told you that I randomly woke up at 2am craving some red velvet cookies. Maybe in my dream I saw some or they’ve just been on my mind for a while. I checked my kitchen and I didn’t even have flour, how is this going to work then?…

Bbq sticky wings

Ingredients A pack of wings 1cup ketchup 1tbs sriracha sauce 2tbs soy sauce 1 maggi 1tbs chili jam 1tsp garlic powder chopped onions 1tbs brown sugar mixed herbs 1tbs bbq sauce Method Cut wings, wash and pat dry. In a bowl mix all ingredients and add in wings. Marinate for 1hour or overnight (as much…