Archive by Author

Mini “Amazing Race” in Kuwait? Amaaazing!

2 Oct

It’s called K-lue

“The idea of the game is about arranging a customized adventure where teams have to look for clues around Kuwait. You experience lots of unexpected situations that you have to overcome all while having fun and breaking one’s daily routine.”

What a great idea?!

It costs 25KD per person…..and the game takes 2-4 hours

Check out the site

BIG sis

BIG sis Recipe: Pear Cake

1 Oct

Pears are in season….and they taste soo delicious….

So my mom and I were looking to make a cake that incorporates pears in it….and I came across this wonderful recipe…

It turned out wonderful….. just the perfect homemade cake….

Image Detail

 

YOU’LL NEED:

1 3/4 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1 cup sugar
3 large eggs
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 cup buttermilk
2 cups diced, peeled pears
3/4 cup  chopped walnuts

 

LET’S BEGIN:

-whisk together flour, baking soda, baking power and salt

-In another bowl, cream together butter and sugar

-Beat in eggs one at a time, followed by maple syrup, vanilla extract and nutmeg

-then alternately add the flour and buttermilk, and stir, just until no streaks remain

-add pears and walnuts, mix

-pour in greased tube pan, and bake until a toothpick comes out clean

 

ENJOY :)

 

 

Personal Training in the comfort of ur home

1 Oct

Image Detail

I came across this fb page for personal training for women in kuwait. They r European female trainers who do Pilates, Aerobics, Dancing, Swimming, Fitness, Yoga…and others

And the thing is, they come to your home :)

I don’t know anything about them except for what I read on their page, but it’s definitely worth knowing about!

You can call them on 99 154 813

And check out their page on facebook

 

 

BIG sis

Fight in Adan Hospital

29 Sep

OH NO! The woman got beat up too!

dated: Sept 8, 2011

youtube

BIG sis

BIG sis picks: CIA cookware at Dean n Deluca

29 Sep

Image Detail

Hello my dear readers, I’ve missed you :)

Ok, so was in one of my favourite stores last week…, Dean and Deluca (they make everything look wonderful, and I always end up buying things I don’t need :s )

…so anyway….

I noticed that they have a pretty big section, at the back, of fancy cookware, and utensils…. the brand? The Culinary Institute of America! BEEEautiful stuff!

They’ve got a wonderful set of knives, comes with a back pack (like those guys on Top Chef)

CIA Masters Collection Hyde Park Cutlery

I was in a hurry so cudn’t take pics, but definitely worth a look if u’re a gourmet home chef, or a budding baker!

CIA Masters Collection 10 Piece Stainless Steel Cookware Set

 

BIG sis

 

 

Truly A MUST Watch Documentary

28 Sep

My husband often spoke about his excitement that Universal Pictures was making a movie/documentary on Aryton Senna, a Brazilian Formula 1 three-time world champion who died at the age of 34. I’m going to be honest and say that a) I did not share his excitement and b) Aryt— who? How do you pronounce his name again?

Well let me tell you one thing – after watching this documentary I felt like I had slept through 1994.  Given I was only 10 years old at the time, I cannot believe that until I watched this I had no idea who Aryton Senna was.

You don’t have to like Formula 1 to watch it. This documentary is an intense look at a remarkable F1 champion’s life seen through (never before seen) real footage. He is seen as strong, articulate, and fearless but you’ll also catch a glimpse of how  sensitive  and vulnerable he was. It is filled with high emotion and real intensity.

“Senna” broke the record for the highest grossing opening weekend documentary film in British cinema history.

LITTLE sister

Why, cuz Gywneth Paltrow says so!

28 Sep

I’m a fan of goop.com a website created by Gwyneth Paltrow. She started this website because of how often her friends would ask for recommendations. She lists her favorite hotels she’s stayed in, restaurants she’s eaten at, and stores she’s been to. F-U-N!

So since I had a London trip coming up I thought to myself well why not try one of her recommendations!

I chose the River Cafe. Aside from its lovely location which overlooks the Thames river, the food and the ambiance was divine!

yummmmy langoustines

this was so delicious, I don't remember the name of the dish

ravioli stuffed w/ veal

crab linguine

their famous flour-less "chocolate nemesis" - cooking time 4 hours

I would definitely go there again!

LITTLE sister

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.