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A detailed guide on how to stock a pantry in a Pakistani kitchen - pantry edition. Also included is a FREE grocery list printable.
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How to stock a Pakistani kitchen + printable Pakistani grocery list

A couple of weeks ago I got a message from a reader who needed help in stocking her pantry with the food essentials, especially the Pakistani ingredients. It made me think of how difficult it was when I moved countries and had to setup my kitchen from scratch. It also made me realise that while there are some excellent resources on stocking a pantry and kitchen organisation, there’s not a lot of information for the Desi pantry. Especially not for…

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Guide to making a layered dessert – create your own flavour combinations

A detailed guide on how to make a layered dessert. It talks about all the different ingredients that can go into making such desserts and how to mix and match them to create your own dessert. List of possible flavour combinations to work with and serving instructions at the end of the blog post.  Layered desserts are some of my favourite types of desserts to make. Super easy to put together. Just mix and match different components (could be made…

So this isn’t exactly a recipe but a super simple delicious hack that turns frozen parathas into crispy flaky puri style paratha! Just the thing to have for breakfast with chai.  Follow my step by step tutorial on how to make frozen paratha in an air fryer! 
Breakfast & Brunch/ Cooking Tips/ Dinner/ Pakistani Recipes/ Recipes

Air fryer paratha | How to make frozen paratha in an air fryer

So this isn’t exactly a recipe but a super simple delicious hack that turns frozen parathas into crispy flaky puri style paratha! Just the thing to have for breakfast with chai.  Follow my step by step tutorial on how to make frozen paratha in an air fryer! Ever since I moved to Australia, there has always been a packet of frozen parathas in my freezer. Just the thing I need …  To make anda paratha with chai for breakfast,  To…

Cooking Tips/ Food

The difference between a multi cooker and pressure cooker, and an Instant Pot?

The difference between a multi cooker and pressure cooker, and an Instant Pot. Plus what you need to consider when buying a multi cooker.  I got on the multi cooker bandwagon a few of months ago. Within a few weeks use, it now occupies a permanent position on my kitchen counter, and I have started to update recipes on the blog to include multi cooker instructions. Of course, that has led to a lot of questions such as …. What…

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. 
Cooking Tips/ Menu Planning/ Ramazan & Eid/ Weekly Dinner Menu

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…

Food/ Weekly Dinner Menu

Pakistani Weekly Dinner Menu | Week 3

Sample weekly dinner menu 3. Deciding what to make for dinner can be exhausting. Here’s a Pakistani weekly dinner menu plan that will help you decide ‘what’s for dinner’ or as we say locally ‘aaj kia pakayein’ Monday – Aloo Bhurta. Start off the week with a masaledaar vegetarian recipe, and make sure to store the leftovers to make a meal for another day. Tuesday – Dahi Chicken. Marinate chicken in yoghurt and spices the night before and cook it in the morning.…