Vegetable Spring Rolls

This is one finger food that both my husband and daughter enjoy. Vegetable rolls are easy to prepare but shredding and wrapping veggies can be time consuming so I usually make these on weekends. Ingredients: Cabbage x1 Carrots x3 Red Onion x1 Garlic Cloves x3 Maggi Cubes x2 Sesame Oil 1tbsp Pastry Wrapper Cooking Steps: … Continue reading Vegetable Spring Rolls

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Z’s Balsamic Salad

Is there something you enjoy eating any time of the day? This is mine. I can have this salad for lunch, dinner or snack and is my go-to easy to prepare lunchbox meal on workdays. Salad Ingredients: Romaine Lettuce Cucumbers White Mushrooms Corn Mozzarella Chicken Breast (I marinade the chicken breast with Oregano and Garlic … Continue reading Z’s Balsamic Salad

Dubai Old Souk and Abra Ride

We've been in the UAE for over a decade yet we have not visited a couple of important landmarks in the country. Today we decided to take our daughter out on a boat ride to see Dubai's Old Souk. This is the Abra. It is used as a daily transportation connecting Bur Dubai and Deira. … Continue reading Dubai Old Souk and Abra Ride

Ear Piercing

I made a conscious decision not to pierce my daughter’s ears when she was born. My hubby supported the idea. I talked about it on my previous blog post 2 years ago. I wanted ear-piercing to be a rite of passage. She surprised us when she requested to get her ears pierced before she turned … Continue reading Ear Piercing

Chicken Adobo

This is the first Filipino dish that I learned to cook. When I left the Philippines to work here in Dubai, my cooking skill was limited to frying eggs and sausages. I survived by eating out for some time then eventually had to learn how to cook. Chicken Adobo is the easiest dish to prepare. … Continue reading Chicken Adobo

Ski Dubai

It is summer time! What better way to beat the heat in Dubai than spending a day at -4 degrees? On my daughter's 5th birthday, we decided to have a family day at Ski Dubai. Here's a recap of our recent visit! We started with ski lessons. Adults and kids do it at the same … Continue reading Ski Dubai

Creamy Mushroom Chicken

Here's a delicious recipe for Chicken breast that kids will surely love. Ingredients: 1. Chicken Breast 2. Onions 3. Mushrooms (I prefer fresh but this is what we have at the moment) 4. Cooking Cream 5. Chicken cubes (dissolve in 1 cup of hot water) 6. Salt and Pepper 7. Olive Oil Cooking Steps: 1. … Continue reading Creamy Mushroom Chicken