Popcorn Dates Back Thousands of Years: History and Facts

Biblical accounts of “corn” stored in the pyramids of Egypt are misunderstood. The “corn” from the bible was probably barley. The mistake comes from a changed use of the word “corn,” which used to signify the most-used grain of a specific place. In England, “corn” was wheat, and in Scotland and Ireland, the word referred…

Rishiki: Pancake from Pakistan

When I was going through the history of pancakes and finding the routes of it, I stumbled upon a book by Sumayya Usmani, Pakistani-born cookery writer, blogger and teacher based in Scotland. Her book Mountain Berries and Desert Spice: Sweet Inspiration From the Hunza Valley to the Arabian Sea had a recipe of Rishiki which is a…

History of Pancakes: Hot off the Pan

Pancakes. The mere mention makes us drool and crave. They are the epitome of comfort food, an essential part of any Sunday brunch. Pancake is popular all over the world under different names, sizes and flavours, but regardless of what you call them they are essentially flat cakes composed of starchy batter cooked on a…

Oats Poha

My morning usually starts with healthy eating, either I eat muesli, yogurt, eggs anything else which gives me energy to carry for the entire day. Oats are usually really boring but what if you add some twist to it and cook your version of it. You can give your own flavours and come up with…