Raj Thandhi

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Rooh Afza Sundae {Eid Eats 2016}

I’ve never been one to turn down an invite to a party that involves food – even a virtual one, so I’ve created another fun and easy dessert for Asiyah, Sarah, and Henna’s Eid Eats link-up! After last year’s gulab…

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Sweet and Spicy Peanut Butter Chutney

There are probably only three or four items in our pantry that get used every single day without fail, and Kraft Peanut Butter is one of them. Mr. T and the kids are obsessed with pb & j sandwiches. They could easily…

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Are You Okay? I’m Not, and That’s Okay.

A quick note … I wrote this post on April 24th after sitting with this feeling for a couple of weeks. It’s taken me nearly a month to actually hit publish. I’m feeling a lot better now, and that might…

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Stir Fry Aloo Gobi with Peanut Butter Sauce

Every home cook has a few recipes that they know by heart. Recipes that you can turn to in a pinch, and whip up on a busy evening. For me aloo gobi (potato cauliflower) sabzi is one of those. Other than chopping…

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DIY Sari: From Two Old Dupattas

I don’t know about you guys, but I don’t really like to spend a lot of money on Indian party wear clothes, that’s what got me thinking about making a DIY sari.  As much as I love Indian clothes, and…

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Gardening Milestones and Stain Challenges

Disclosure: I am a P&G mom ambassador. As part of my affiliation with this group I receive products and have been compensated to put Tide to the stain test. The opinions on this blog are my own.  All of my…

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6 Must Have Covergirl Lipsticks for Desi Skin

Nothing beats finding the perfect lip colour. Except maybe finding a quality lipstick in a fabulous colour, that looks good on my desi skin at a drug store price. You see where I’m heading with this post? I’ve been a fan…

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The Phulkari Bagh

My love for the phulkari flower is well documented on the blog, but I’ve never written about my quest to find a phulkari bagh of my own. A bagh is a traditional dupatta embroidered for a special occasion like a…

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Are Gender Roles Actually Changing in Desi Homes?

I recently watched the Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor starrer Ki & Ka (spoiler alert). The premise of the movie is simply this – Kabir (played by Arjun) is the son of a wealthy businessman, but he has no desire…

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Vaisakhi: Creating Memories and Learning Opportunities

This post is brought to you by CIBC. All opinions are my own. For years my family has attended the Nagar Kirtan (Vaisakhi Parade) in Vancouver or Surrey as a way of celebrating the birth of the Khalsa Panth –…

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National Laundry Day – Yes It’s a Thing.

Disclosure: I am a P&G mom ambassador. As part of my affiliation with this group I receive products and have been compensated to put Tide to the stain test. The opinions on this blog are my own.  A day devoted…

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