Top 4 Bakehouses in Karachi!

To bake a cake is like crafting joy out of thin air. Thus, to run a bakehouse is to be in the business of happiness. Here are my favourite bakehouses in Karachi!

Dua-e-Reem: A Truly Progressive Prayer

Shoaib Mansoor’s Dua-e-Reem is a truly defiant bride’s prayer. Here’s why I think it’s absolutely necessary, especially in today’s day and age!

The Best and Worst Pakistani Films of 2019 (That I Watched!)

“A Middling Year” When reflecting on the year that’s past, Anupama Chopra (who happens to be one of my favourite film critics) referred to 2019 as a ‘middling year’ for Bollywood. Across the border, in contrast, the year has been the year  of opportunities lost. The first full year where no Bollywood film was to…

Enaaya: A Crucible (Literally)

I’m not going to lie. Enaaya flew under the radar for me. I had no inkling that Pakistan now has a web series on an international streaming platform. Yes, it’s on Eros Now, which is little more than a fluffed-up, Bollywood consumption mechanism. However, it is something, and there’s always hope in such somethings. Hope, as it…

Food Is Joy: The Nusair-ified Cookie

For those of you who look at food as mere fuel, this may be a hard concept to grasp. I also don’t pretend I can change for perspective in one post. I can however, plant the seeds.

What Is Food?

As my host stood in the centre of our little circle, with a jug and a basin, pouring water for each of us to wash our hands, that’s when I began wondering.

Sól Brings Magic to Karachi Eat.

I buy the weirdest, themed memorabilia, I mean I have Gryffindor themed wax seals. So yes, I leapt at the chance to try the butterbeer made by Sól.

Hot Chocolate From Easy : Settling Into 2019

I was contemplating whether or not to post today. Then I realised we should start the new year on a good note and with a great taste in our mouths. And the greatest taste I’ve been made privy to lately is this!

Da Booda: Meditative Gastronomy

Honestly, getting me, a professed meat-lover, to love vegan food, and to such an extent, is a tremendous achievement indeed.

Comfort Cooking: Pizza From Scratch

I want to invite you on a journey. One, that I hope will aid you in deriving the maximum amount of joy and comfort from the usually menial and mundane act of eating.

The Road To El Browniedo

The purpose of this post though isn’t to rave on about brownies. Quite frankly, a single post wouldn’t be enough. Instead, I give you, a pursuit of happiness.


The pen is the most powerful thing that any of will ever have in our possession. Why? Because the pen allows us to string together words. 


This was hands down THE BEST MEAL I have ever had. No shortage of thanks can be given to the company but food went as far to knock my socks off, bring me to my knees and beg for continued salvation.

Friends For Weather Most Foul

What you are about to read is a repost of a the first post on my original blog. With my now inhabiting this space with my thought beginning, I couldn’t in good conscious leave this behind.