Sunday, October 19, 2014

Quinoa Masala Dosa with Potato Curry


Quinoa is a superfood - one of the healthiest foods in the world. It is a complete protein, and contains so many nutrients, fiber, magnesium, and folate to name a few. Though it isn't a grain, it can be used as a cereal grain. What I'm confused about is why more people don't incorporate this amazing food into their diets. I'm ready to make the change myself. In my opinion, quinoa is like the healthier, fitter, better looking cousin of rice.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

100 Posts Celebration and Giveaway!

Last week, I officially published 100 blog posts! In fact, my hundredth post was this delicious mango milkshake post. 
I started my blog over 4 years ago, in 2010, to share my creative adventures, from cooking to painting to photography. Over the years, I've been able to hone my cooking skills, and improve my photography. I've had opportunities to share these recipes with people from all over the world and participate in wonderful collaborations.
 
Reaching 100 posts is a huge achievement for me. The time, effort, and dedication it takes to create blogposts is only known by bloggers and their families. I want to thank my mom, for her encouragement and support, my hubby, for his support and the awesome lens he got me, and you, all my readers. You are the reason I keep blogging and writing. Thank you. 

So the reason why I'm bombarding you with pictures of the eggs I've painted is that I've decided to giveaway a custom painted, handmade ostrich egg! To enter the giveaway...
  • leave a comment below saying what you would want painted on the egg.
  • like Best of Wardah facebook page here
  • pin a Best of Wardah pinterest image.  (optional)
  • subscribe via email to the blog. (optional)
  • please DO NOT comment anonymously! Leave your full name, or else I will not be able to find the winner. Make sure to check Facebook on Sunday to see who won.
  • deadline to enter is Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 12:00 am. The giveaway has been extended till October 26th! 
For each additional entry, leave another comment saying what you did for a total of 4 entries per person. I will post the winner on the Facebook page on October 19, next week Sunday. Make sure to add your email (which is private) when you comment. Good luck and may the odds be ever in your favor! 

Friday, October 3, 2014

Pistachio Cardamom Cake with Rosewater Frosting


This week, my blogger friend All Floured Up and I are doing an Eid Menu Swap! To complete the menu, today, we'll be posting some dessert ideas. I've decided to share the recipe for this beautiful cake, pistachio cardamom cake with rosewater frosting. Read more about the menu swap and find the rest of the recipes here.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Stuffed Chicken Biryani and Cilantro Raita


As you all know, this week, my blogger buddies and I are doing the Eid Menu Swap. For today's menu item, I will be sharing a main dish, stuffed chicken biryani. (You can find the rest of the menu here.)
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