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An image with the text 'Ramadan Food Preparation Guide. Prepare for Suhoor and Iftar in Advance'. On the back of the text is a collage of 9 pictures of iftar and suhoor snacks which includes shami kebabs, pakoras, green chutney, chaat, fried onions, and vegetable puff patties.
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Ramadan Food Preparation Guide with Recipes – How to prepare in advance for Suhoor, Iftar and Dinner

It’s going to be Ramadan in less than 2 months, and this is the best time to start thinking about the preps that you can do to make the month of Ramadan as stress free as possible. This is why today I am sharing a step-by-step Ramadan food preparation guide (including recipes). Lots of tips on how to prepare in advance for sehri / suhoor, iftar, and  dinner. When I was working on this article, I asked friends and family…

A printed weekly meal plan with a pencil on the plan. Next to the plan is a corner of a diary listing vegetarian dishes. On the top of the diary is a corner shot of a cup of tea.
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A guide to meal planning: How to make a weekly meal plan with free templates!

This blog post is your detailed guide to meal planning! What is meal planning, the difference between meal planning and meal prepping, how to make a meal plan and how to approach your weekly meal plan from a Desi or Pakistani Indian perspective. By the end of the post you will be able to create your own weekly meal plan and not have to deal with those aaj kia pakayein / what to cook today questions. What is meal planning?…

A cheese board set out for South Asians. Clockwise from the top there's cubed feta cheese, puff pastry straws, baked brie, masala peanuts, rice crackers, cubed and sliced cheddar cheese, ritz crackers, papri crisps, grapes, and mango chutney.
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How to make a Cheese Board for South Asians (Add a Pakistani Indian twist to your Cheese Board)

This blog post is all about how to make a Cheese Board for South Asians. Consider this a cheese board 101 guide with step by step pictures on what to do, along with things to keep in mind when serving a cheese board (or grazing platter) to Pakistani Indian guests. It also includes how you can add a Desi twist to your cheese board, with Pakistani Indian inspired savoury snacks and sweets. The steps and guidelines in this post work…

Menu Planning/ Weekly Dinner Menu

What’s Cooking this Week with Wajiha from Butter Over Bae

Hello Everyone! Starting off a new series on the blog and as the name suggest it’s all about “what to cook this week”. Deciding what to make during the week is one of the most difficult tasks one has to do – it not only requires thinking of what dishes to make but also when to do the grocery shopping and when to actually cook. All in a way that the other chores are not disturbed and the recipes cooked are…

Hosting an Iftar party can be quite challenging. Here are tips on how to organise an Iftar party with as less stress as possible along with sample menus for Iftar & Dinner. 
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How to organise an Iftar Party with Sample Menu Plans

Hosting an Iftar party can be quite challenging. Here are tips on how to organise an Iftar party with as less stress as possible along with sample menus for Iftar & Dinner.  I know it’s only 10 days to the end of Ramadan, but I had been getting messages on the best way to organise and host an Iftar party (which can sometimes be an Iftar + dinner party) and here it is! The following blog post is all about how…

A Ramadan meal planner that will help you plan your meals in this holy month. Plus there is a FREE sample menu guideline for sehri/suhoor, iftar and dinner.
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Ramadan meal planner + FREE sehri and iftar menu

A Ramadan meal planner that will help you plan your meals in this holy month. Plus there is a FREE sample menu guideline for sehri/suhoor, iftar and dinner. Ramadan is the 9th month in the Islamic calendar, and every day during this month, Muslims around the world spend the daylight hours in a complete fast by abstaining from food & drink from sunrise (Suhoor/sehri) to sunset (Iftar). Not only do Muslims have to fast, but they also have to stay…