How I Made Up With My Former Sweetheart

Back in 2011, I was passing a certain street and I set my eyes on... it was love at first sight. There was no way I would believe we weren't meant to be to be together. There it stood, beckoning to me in a tone only I could hear. When it was time, we finally … Continue reading How I Made Up With My Former Sweetheart


The Recipe: Chicken Garam Masala

As promised this is the recipe of my first attemptΒ at making the Indian delicacy, Chicken Garam Masala. Before I reel out the ingredients and method, understanding the dish is key. Garam Masala, which means, 'warming spice mix', is the main spice blend used in North Indian cookery. There are many versions, often dictated by region, … Continue reading The Recipe: Chicken Garam Masala

My Chicken Garam Masala

It's cooking time. I love food and every now and then I like to try out new recipes. One day, I visited a friend's house and she made us chicken gravy with rice. It was delicious, but I've always thought putting cornflour/flour in the gravy was counter productive. Rice is enough carbs for me so … Continue reading My Chicken Garam Masala

Hurray! It’s The Last Day

I can officially begin to use a title I stole from Chinua Achebe's 'The Drum'... "I am tortoise (Makcit in this case) who doesn't leave a fight (task) halfway". It is a thing of pride for me that 7 days ago I started this detox-diet amidst major rebellion from my head and today I'm done. … Continue reading Hurray! It’s The Last Day

Detox-Diet Day 6

It is the sixth day and I'm very excited. First of all, I'm excited that after today, I've got one day to go. Secondly, and most importantly, I'm excited that I'll be able to eat a little normal now. πŸ™‚ DAY 6 Today is another all vegetable day. You MUST eat 1 cup of rice … Continue reading Detox-Diet Day 6

Detox-Diet Day 5

It is wonderful that it is the fifth day of my 7-day diet and I'm getting stronger as opposed to giving up. At this point, I know this is something I'd want to do again. Just goes to show that you will never know if you can do something unless you try. DAY 5 Today … Continue reading Detox-Diet Day 5