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Tea 4 thought | Busy

Tea 4 thought | Busy

Sometimes we think our bodies are like a machine. We push ourselves until we burn out which affects our physical and emotional health and wellbeing. We live in a society that prides itself on being busy and looks down on people who don’t fill their […]

Egg & Spinach domburi

Egg & Spinach domburi

My obsession with using chopsticks is real! (Yes, I even have a bunch of metal, plastic and wooden ones in a specific kitchen drawer). Although I eat much slower when using them, I end up savouring my meals, even more, making me value the food […]

Morning tea with ThatsAfrotastic | Are you busy?

Morning tea with ThatsAfrotastic | Are you busy?

  Sometimes we think our bodies are like a machine. We push ourselves until we burn out affecting our overall health and well-being. There’s something about the phrase ” I’m busy” which seems like having a jammed packed schedule is a good thing. One thing […]

Quesadillas Five bean mix & cheese

Quesadillas Five bean mix & cheese

Quesadillas are tortillas that are heated with melted cheese inside. It amazing how versatile quesadillas can be in terms of what you can add inside of them. However (for this recipe), I wanted to keep it simple and just used beans, cheese, and the Mexican […]

Morningtea with Thatsafrotastic| Accepting your imperfections

Morningtea with Thatsafrotastic| Accepting your imperfections

I have been reading the Kindness pack by Domonique Bertolucci and this section of the book is what I can resonate with. “There is no such thing as perfection and yet so many people exhaust themselves and erode their confidence in the pursuit of. When […]

How to Make Garam Masala

How to Make Garam Masala

    This is the first time I’m using garam masala and I’m surprised that I haven’t used this spice before. Garam means hot and masala means spices which basically means hot spice. Interestingly there is no chilli but the heat from the spices, especially […]

Morning tea thoughts | Turning over a new leaf

Morning tea thoughts | Turning over a new leaf

  A colleague of mine posted the question as to whether social media has been beneficial or harmful to anyone’s health. One great benefit is that it is a great platform to connect with others. I have to be honest with myself, I’ve had such […]

Nectarine, fennel and hazelnut salad

Nectarine, fennel and hazelnut salad

I got a call from my older brother to go out for bowling on a day when work was very frustrating and tiring. I declined at first because I was VERY upset and I really didn’t want to show the black medusa (my alter ego). […]

Fettuccine pesto with bacon, parsley and parmesan cheese

Fettuccine pesto with bacon, parsley and parmesan cheese

I opened the kitchen pantry with excitement beaming all over my face wondering what will tonight’s dinner be. Immediately, the fettuccine caught my attention and I remembered an idiosyncratic incident at my parent’s house. The moment you mention the word “pasta” or “fettuccine” in my […]

Food 4 thought | Unwinding from the busyness of life

Food 4 thought | Unwinding from the busyness of life

Sometimes the best days are when you are in the comfort of your own home doing nothing. For some, it may seem unproductive, but for me, it’s a form of self-care. After a busy hectic week, I decided it will be a quiet and relaxing […]