Hummus- A love affair for the ages.

Ever since I was a child. Some of my best memories revolve around food. The image of my mother cooking Friday lunch, the background noise of the TV, the incredible aroma that wafts through the house, all of it is burned into my mind and memories. Those truly were the days. A lot has changed since then, but one thing remains, my love for anything homemade. Hummus has been around since the 13th century and people's love affair was this tantalizing dip hasn't declined since then. I consider myself a connoisseur of hummus, having tried hummus all over the Middle East. I've eaten the best of it. I've eaten the worst of it. From London to Brazil, from Cairo to Abu Dhabi, if there is hummus, I've

Ode to October #breastcancer

October is a month known for many things. Sure there's Halloween but it is also known for breast cancer month where doctors may encourage women to have their breasts examined for any cancer like cells or lumps. But as readers of the KhaleejiGirl magazine, one thing you may not know is my mother died of breast cancer not too long ago. Yes, that’s what happened and oddly enough I still can’t get over the end of her journey. Her journey made me feel emotional of course but so much so that I am terrified of getting my breasts checked in the form of getting a mammogram in fear of discovering my own similar demise. However, I know this way of thinking is wrong. No, not the part where it’s hard to

New Beginnings

So I was watching Emily in Paris on Netflix and sure it's a story about a girl who moves to a new city who's looking for a new chapter in life. From what I've gathered, the series is all about new beginnings which in today's times , seems impossible. The fact that the show resonates so much with me is because.I'm searching for adventure. My life is in  stalemate, a blur of normalcy. A shadow of what it once was and I think that's because of the pandemic we're currently going through. Someone on Twitter told me that the trick to getting through this rough time is not about having emotions. Everyone feels. But more importantly, it is about processing those emotions and letting them pass. You

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