Category Archives: Hooked on Heat

Our Meal Plan: Week 7

Here’s our meal plan for the coming week. Nothing out of the ordinary planned this week, so it’ll be business running as usual – office for Hubby Dear, day care and swim class ......

Kids Lunchbox Idea: Minty Potato Samosas

Come September, Baby Dear will be off to pre-school. I’ll finally be joining in the likes of moms who begin their day with packing a lunch for their wee ones. For the past few weeks, IR......

Warming Tones: Chilli Paneer

What is it with the weather lately? One week it’s super hot, then it’s rainy and now it’s back to having me want to spend my day under the covers with umpteen cups of coffee an......

Our Meal Plan: Week 6

Here’s our meal plan for the coming week. Nothing out of the ordinary planned this week, so it’ll be business running as usual – office for Hubby Dear, day care and swim class ......

Simple Indulgences: Quick Chocolate Cake

I’m not one for baking, never have been. Now don’t get me wrong – I LOVE CAKE. But I’d much rather buy them than spend my time beating eggs and sugar into a creamy, fluff......

Our Meal Plan: Week 5

Here’s our meal plan for the coming week. Tuesday is a holiday for Canada Day, so its a perfect day for our family BBQ, then it’ll be back to our weekly routine. What are you having ......

Men Can Cook: Hubby Dear’s Famous Nachos

Hubby Dear rarely cooks. In fact, the only time he ever enters the kitchen is to peek over my shoulder to see what’s cooking. There was this one time a couple of years ago where I threw Hu......

Our Meal Plan: Week 4

Here’s our meal plan for the coming week. Nothing out of the ordinary planned this week, just our regular days with preschool and weekly smim class for Baby Dear. What are you having for d......

Pantry Cooking: Tawa Pulao

It’s been hot and I think I’m melting! I could’ve sworn I was an inch taller just two weeks ago!! Thank goodness for the rain Gods, it’s been much cooler the past two day......

Quick, Quick, Slow: Sukhe Alu (Sauteed Potatoes)

If you ever happen to just drop by my home on short notice or unannounced, chances are high that you will be served a meal that would definitely star one of my go-to potato recipes. This humble ......

Our Meal Plan: Week 3

Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing dads out there, especially mine and my baby’s! Here’s our meal plan for the coming week. It’s going to be a regular week for us with......

Friday Show & Share: Week 1

Baby Dear has this thing at his preschool where in each Friday, the kids are allowed to bring in anything that they would like to Show and Share with their class. It could be a toy, a book, you ......

Replaying Leftovers: Chili Pot Pies

Baby Dear and I have an afternoon ritual of sorts, on days that he goes to preschool. As soon as I strap him into his car seat and settle in to begin our drive home, he always asks me what IR......

A Hearty Feast: Goat Curry

I have a love-hate relationship with my pressure cooker. While most Indian home cooks swear by it to dish out family dinners every night, I often shy away from mine. I haven’t much gotten ......

Our Meal Plan: Week 2

Here’s our meal plan for the coming week. I love that the weather’s getting warmer, so we can finally use our outdoor grill more often! My humble container kitchen garden is also sta......