5 Tips to Help Avoid Hangry Feelings During Ramadan

Hangry and Ramadan

“Hangry” is  a combined feeling of anger that derives from feelings of hunger. It’s a word that perfectly summarizes what many of us feel when we’re hungry and angry. It’s one of my favourite portmanteaus. A portmanteau is also my new favourite word. Anyway, going back to the point, it’s common…

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My Mother’s Kitchen

my mother's kitchen

My mother’s kitchen is a space which expands its physical parameters and infiltrates into numerous parts of our lives. It starts with her heart. Then it makes its way into my father’s garden and then back again to her kitchen throughout all times of the year. It is the place where I have learned…

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The Dessert Indulgence Cafe: Kingston’s Decadent Experience of International Flavours

Pistachio Cherry Cheesecake- The Dessert Indulgence

  The Dessert Indulgence is a fabulous addition to downtown Kingston’s family of cafés  and restaurants.  The location, the desserts, and the service create a decadent and wonderful experience.  I’ve had the pleasure of meeting the Owner and Executive Pastry Chef, Saima Kamran Haque, initially in the Kingston Connections networking group when I…

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A Submarino’s Journey Beyond the Cup (Story + Recipe + Chocolate Review)

Paraty submarino

Words have always inspired me. But I never imagined that words associated with chocolate could grow so much inspiration. Enter the submarino. The deeper layers of inspiration uncovered themselves during my first encounter with a submarino which started in Paraty, Brazil.  While aimlessly wandering these delightful cobblestone streets and stumbling on…

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