Zimbabwean Braai (Roasted BBQ beef skewers)

Note to self: If you’ve never heard of Braii don’t worry, I was oblivious as well until I was introduced to it by one of my best friends. Her mother in law makes THE best braai ever and since she married into a Zimbabwean family I knew I just had to delve into the wonders of…

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

Note to self: Tis the season of pumpkin spice errythang! I love this time of year, the cold weather, the leaves changing color, and when everyone becomes obsessed with pumpkin. Don’t get me wrong…I welcome it whole heartedly! In fact I wish it was a year round celebration…There’s something magical about it AND it’s the…

Korean Bibimbap

Note to self: This recipe was inspired by Alina, one of my lovely snapchat followers! It was totally yummy and the spicy Korean sauce used to coat the beef was spicy and went well with all the other ingredients. I decided to repurpose the Mongolian beef from the previous recipe instead of using ground beef….

Vegetarian Korean Jjajangmyeon

Note to self: This is a recipe inspired by Moudi. We were on a YouTube binge watching cooking videos and came across this YouTuber called Seonkyoung longest. She’s super fun and has this segment where she goes live and in 15 minutes has to cook up something on the spot that a viewer requests. We…

Lazeez Asian Cuisine Chunky Raita (Veggie yogurt chutney sauce)

Note to self: Raita in itself is super yummy but there’s something fun and fresh about adding veggies into the mix. Adding a combination of tomatoes, onions, cucumbers gives the raita a bite to it and it’s super yummy to eat with biryani and kabobs. Especially if you put it into a burger or wrap. If…

Lazeez Asian Cuisine Raita (Yogurt cilantro chutney sauce)

Note to self: Sometimes, even more than the main course, the most important part of the meal is the sauces that accompany it. We’re a total saucy family…pun intended. 😉 But no, really…Even with curries and the like we prefer the sauce over actual meat. And don’t get me started if we ever go out…

Lazeez Asian Cuisine Green Chutney

Note to self: Green chutney…lol I have no idea why we call it that…I don’t know if it’s only in our household or if it’s something that known throughout all Pakistani households. But it’s all I’ve ever known it by. My siblings and I have called it that since we were kids and it just…

Asian Breakfast Noodle Bowl

Note to self: This recipe was inspired by a recipe called Teeokguk. (pronounced like dukgook) It’s one of Moudi’s favorite dishes (God he has a lot of them doesn’t he?…I don’t even know what I can call his favorite anymore lol. But it’s one of the dishes he hasn’t had in a long time and…

Chicken Shawarma Pita Pockets

Note to self: Oh man…how I love shawarma…There’s the burst of lemony goodness and so many flavors from the spices and oh the toppings…mmm toppings. It’s like a pita pocket of heavenly goodness. This is super quick and easy and works great as a meal prep! Just coat them in the marinade and pop them…

Authentic Vietnamese Beef Pho

Note to self: This blog post is super late…we just came back from our LA trip and this was meant to be posted on Moudi’s birthday but was postponed until I came back. LA was so much fun! I’ve never been to the west coast and it was an unbelievable trip…we went with my family…