Preparing for the test can be fun!

Especially if it’s the Life in the Uk test.

I have lived in London for the past 6 years. In this time, without even trying, I have experienced a lot in terms of different cultures, religious practices and ways of life.

In 2019…


Here you will find everything you need to know about passing Life in the UK Test

My time for the UK settlement application was approaching. …


Life in Lockdown Series: Part 1

I have always been into TV and movies. So does Polar. When we met, this was one topic that we talked about endlessly . Later as we settled, we created a huge empire of DVDs in the under-bed storage of our small room. …


(ammi ke hath ke koftay)

Zee, your grandma’s meatballs curry is quite famous. Since she follows her mom’s recipe so everyone on her side of the family are familiar and hence no big deal for them.

But for her in-laws, i.e. your granddad’s family, this meatball curry is all time…


(and how I hack it)

The dislike I have for vegetables runs in my blood.

Both my brothers and myself always opt for (read demand) a meat option if presented with a vegetarian food. …


SPICE LEVEL: OUCH!!!

Chicken Karhai

When we were in Pakistan, we loved going to highway restaurants in Karachi, or lately, Do Darya. You won’t remember that Zee, but we also took you there. You were really really small then.

Not only the food but the whole spooky yet tantalizing experience over there makes the evening…


(special dedication to those struggling with infertility)

yeah! thats what Im talking about

My statement above will generate a lot of argument, I’m pretty sure of that.

Those who don't have kids will think that I’m being ungrateful.

Those who have kids will say “You can’t be serious”.

So first of all, let me clear something…


Zee, let me tell you about a feeling that I don't EVER want you to feel.

Considering yourself a “Bechara” or “Bechari”.

Each one of us is fighting our own battles. All of us have our own share of problems.

NO ONE can tell us that their problems are huge…


Horror movies are like bhindi; either you love them or you hate them.

There is no middle state.

I love horror movies and I’m not ashamed of it.

According to me, there are two types of people. Those who love horror movies and the ones who not only dislike them…


A little variation, transforms a dip to a proper lunch

I had never been a fan of hummus.

I used to find it bland. Lately, with a bit of experimentation and looking up various hummus versions, I have come up with a perfect hummus recipe.

Why Hummus ?

  1. It's vegetarian.

Zee's Book of Life

a mother’s guide to her daughter about life and how to make it worthwhile.

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