• Energy steam

    After the longest interval I am back. I was busy with many personal and professional projects. Moreover wasn’t motivated enough for the blog. However, I feel as the summer has officially set in, I have many ideas, DIYs, recipes and fun things to share. So here I am, back to where I belong. This year […]

  • Tête-à-tête with tea
  • Egyptian mint tea

    For our honeymoon we went to Egypt. There was a roadside cafe near our hotel in Ciaro downtown. When we went there for an evening shisha session they offered us “egyptian tea”.  First I thought it will be something exotic, totally different from anything I have ever tasted. However, I admit I was little disappointed […]

  • Recipe notebook
  • Deviled egg

    I have never made it before. But always they were a matter of interest to me. Today I had two of my favorite people coming in for tea, so I made these little devils just as an experiment and they turned out great. Of course I added my own little twist to the recipe. It […]

  • Nature we know…
  • My mint tub

      Growing a kitchen herb garden is impossible in the kind of a house I live in. Yet I try. Here is my mint given by my urban farmer sister Raffat. Mint is yet another magical plant that heals, protects and enchants.                        Photo: Author