Biryani

Biryani

BAYFOOD FASTS - Eid is literally a day or two away. I planned to make a dessert but ran out of time so a throwback to my mom's Briyani will have to do. After all, we're going to be feasting on all the things, anyway! Why biryani, you ask? Because biryani is magical. It can [...]

Haldi Doodh (Turmeric Milk)

Haldi Doodh (Turmeric Milk)

This post (with video!) is, of course, about Golden Milk/Golden Milk Lattes/the closest people think we’ve come to Felix Felicis. It’s always weird when foods from other cultures get embraced by Western society as something new and innovative and then becomes commercialized - to the point that it’s a menu item at Peet’s (no shade [...]

Naked Green Ombré Cake

Naked Green Ombré Cake

Happy 70 years, Pakistan! Today marks Pakistan's Independence Day, where it was declared a sovereign nation separate from India thanks to Partition and marks its creation as a nation. Both of my grandfathers and that generation of my family dealt with the hardships that came with Partition (the mass migration between Pakistan and India which [...]