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Kids in the Kitchen: Thoughts Over Chai

Kids in the Kitchen: Thoughts Over Chai

Today my guest in the Kids in the Kitchen series (where we meet parents and children who bond, have fun and make life long memories in their kitchens) is Tasneem and her little boy, Ammar. A tea addict and a mum, Tasneem decided to leave the comfort of the corporate world to start a family (She worked […]

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My month in pictures: February 2016

My month in pictures: February 2016

(Each month I share my special moments from the month gone by. It is a visual diary of sorts one that I hope to look back at years later).  Row 1: left to right The month began with my kitchen the beautiful, local and organic produce from the Farmers’ Market. The refrigerator looks a little empty […]

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From Words To Wok.

From Words To Wok.

My bookshelf is bursting with cookbooks and food memoirs (we are talking three digits) and each time I get a new one I am asked why do you need so many cookbooks or food memoirs? You may like to call it a fetish or a weakness but I prefer the word enthusiast 🙂 Some I like to […]

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Sara turns seven : A picnic birthday party.

Sara turns seven : A picnic birthday party.

Sara loves being outdoors. She is always picking up dry leaves, hunting for fallen flowers and branches and turning them into “magic potions” and art for her room. She loves to walk around and hunt for “fairies”, can spend hours with a book under a tree, likes to have impromptu picnics after school or just go cycling with her […]

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What the world eats: India

What the world eats: India

One of our food resolutions this year is to help Sara explore different cuisines of the world. Our kids are so lucky to be growing up in a world where food from other countries is easily accessible to them in whichever part of the globe they are in. A lot of them also have friends from different nationalities […]

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Being Grateful

Being Grateful

The New Year has just begun and I am so grateful for the year gone by. 2015 has been wonderful and I have much to thank for (more on that in the next post). The same holds true for my little chefling. She was surrounded by loved ones (I hope she will continue to value them […]

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Have yourself a Sandy Little Christmas

Have yourself a Sandy Little Christmas

The little chefling and her mum wish you all a Merry Christmas. 

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Year End Food Reflections

Year End Food Reflections

In a few days from now we will be in 2016. Before this year comes to an end, let’s play a game. Each day until the end of this month, I will be posting a question on both the Orange Kitchens Facebook Page and Instagram. Let’s call these questions; Year End Food Reflections. I promise […]

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Kids in the Kitchen: Susan's Savour-It!

Kids in the Kitchen: Susan’s Savour-It!

Today my guest in the Kids in the Kitchen series (where we meet parents and children who bond, have fun and make life long memories in their kitchens) is Susan and her three adorable boys! From managing a restaurant to organizing food events, from catering to product development, from recipe development for small and corporate organizations to writing […]

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My month in pictures: November 2015

My month in pictures: November 2015

  (Each month I share my special moments from the month gone by. It is a visual diary of sorts one that I hope to look back at years later). Row 1: left to right Endless cups of coffee with friends and family This month I read Prasad by Kaushal Patel. The “need” to complete my […]

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