Crazy Rich Asians, a book by Kevin Kwan, that will be soon coming out as a Movie. Every once in a while, a book comes along that will completely surprise you. Crazy Rich Asians does just that. It is funny, fast-paced, outrageous and dramatic. This makes it a pleasant and refreshing change from the more seriousContinue reading
About Dr.Tazeen Rizvi
Tazeen Rizvi doesn’t like change and is definitely not risk-loving. So much so that she always orders the same dish at restaurants. This Health Care professional with a Master in Health Care Management from The Royal College of Surgeons, UK, has given us a series of book reviews, including The Architect’s Apprentice. FUCHSIA allows her to share her love for books and reading with others. Tazeen has worked in many Healthcare settings. She also ran a Health Awareness Program in Dubai schools on Healthy eating and also worked as a Clinical Consultant to the Ministry of Health of UAE for 6 years. Tazeen is married and mother to a son and daughter. She loves music, and aspires to be in a position where she can support the needy and helpless. She believes that when Allah has created you free, you should never be a slave to others.
Being a huge fan of Elif Shafak’s writing, I started this book with a certain level of bias, and high expectations. As always, Shafak lived up to those expectations; The Architect’s Apprentice is a joy to read, and especially so for lovers of historical writing. The book focuses on the Ottoman Empire in the seventeenthContinue reading
- FUCHSIA’s Healthy Ramazaan Program 1 2
- 4 years, 2 months ago
Recipe for today is:
Baked Fish in Tomato Sauce
1 onion, chopped
1 sweet potato, cubed
1-tablespoon olive oil
1 green or red pepper, cubed
3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
5 tomatoes, blended
1/4-teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon clove
Sea salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground cumin
4 large fish fillet
Heat the oil in a large pan and sauté the onion and garlic, then add in the tomatoes, sweet potato and pepper. Let it simmer for 5-7 minutes, then add in the water and let it cook for another 5 minutes.
Cut the fish into small pieces and pan fry lightly to brown on both sides. Spoon half the sauce into a casserole dish. Place the fish on top of the sauce and spoon the rest of the sauce on top. Bake in the oven covered with foil for 20 minutes at 180˚C. Then remove foil, basting often with the sauce and bake for 5 minutes at 180˚C. Sprinkle with fresh parsley before serving.
Thanks Sujata. Cupcake cases is a good idea. Will try that out.!
Cup cake cases is a good idea. Will use them. Thanks Sujata!
Chicken and Vegetable Bake
3/4 cup gluten free flour or whole wheat flour
4 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp baking soda
1 zucchini, grated
1 cup of sweet corn
1 carrot, grated
1 cup cooked chicken strips
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (optional)
Butter or oil to grease the baking dish
Preheat the oven to 180C. Sieve the gluten free flour and baking soda, then mix in the eggs and olive oil, removing any lumps. Add in the vegetables, cheese (if using it) and the chicken and combine well. Grease a baking dish and pour the mixture into it. Bake for 35-40 minutes until well cooked and browned. Serve with a side salad. Serves 8
Aisha, do include some vegetables and healthy protein with the sandwich for your children’s meals. E.g cherry tomatoes,cucumber, carrot sticks with chicken or fish.
I am posting a chicken bake recipe which has some vegetables, you can try making that too.