Thursday, April 25, 2013

~Kibbeh - Potatoes & Rice~


2 cups rice or 400 g, washed
3 cups water or 750 ml
2 cubes MAGGI® Seasoning 
2 medium potatoes or 500 g, boiled and peeled

for the stuffing:

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 medium onions or 250 g, chopped
½ kg minced lamb
1 tablespoon curry powder
2 cubes MAGGI® Mutton Bouillon, crumbled
3 tablespoons pine seeds, toasted
2 tablespoons raisins
¼ cup fresh dill or 20 g, finely chopped
2 cups vegetable oil, for deep frying


Place rice, water and MAGGI® Seasoning for White Rice cubes in a pot. Stir constantly to boil then cover and cook over a low heat until rice is cooked. Remove and set aside to cool slightly.

Mash the potato and the rice until puree then cover and set aside.

Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium pot, add onion and cook until tender. Add minced lamb (you can used any of your fillings) and cook until golden brown. Add curry powder, MAGGI® Mutton Bouillon cubes, pine seeds and raisins and stir until well combined. Remove pot from heat, mix in dill, corriander leaves and leave to cool.

With wet hands, take medium sized pieces of the potato and rice mixture, form each portion into a ball shape, making a space in the center by pushing your finger through from one end.

Stuff with some meat mixture like patties, close firmly to form a ball then flatten it slightly into small patties.

Fry kibbeh by batches in deep hot oil until golden brown.
Serve hot with green salad and yogurt

Thursday, April 11, 2013

*Bling Bling*

Hello there beautiful ladies - here are some nice blings which I would love to add to my collection :)

Monday, April 8, 2013

~ No Bake Nutella Cheesecakes ~


For the Crust

12 Oreo Cookies, crushed into crumbs
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

For the Filling

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2/3 cup Nutella
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 (8 ounce) tub frozen whipped topping, thawed

For the Garnish

whipped topping, optional
chocolate shavings, optional
toasted, chopped hazelnuts, optional


1. In a medium bowl, stir together the Oreo cookie crumbs and melted butter. Evenly divide the crumbs between your individual serving dishes and press into the bottoms of the dishes to form a crust layer.

2. In a large bowl, with an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese and Nutella until smooth. Add vanilla and mix to combine. Using a rubber spatula, fold in the whipped topping until well blended and no streaks remain.

3. Evenly pipe or spoon the filling into individual serving dishes. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
4. If desired, garnish with additional whipped topping, chocolate shavings, and/or toasted, chopped hazelnuts.

~Eye Liner~

► Tips to Be Creative with Your Eyeliner :-

Some of the creative eyeliner application tips through which you can create magic in your looks:

1. To make your eyeliner application simple and easier, always use waterproof gel liners.
2. Be creative with your eyeliner application and try to experiment innovation by lining your eyes beyond the outer edge.
3. If you are scared to extend the line beyond outer edge, you can make a noticeable change by doing eyeliner application on ...your lower lashline. You can make this eyeliner application more prominent by applying kohl on the waterline to give your eyes a defined look.
4. For a formal look, your eye liner application should be thick on both the upper and lower eyelids. These eyeliner application tips work great especially for the people with bigger eyes.
5. People who have small eyes can create an impression of large, doe-like eyes with the help of these simple eyeliner application tips. All they need is to make their eyeliner application interesting by lining only the outer edges of both upper and lower of eyes. To get an open wide-eyed look, you can also apply the golden highlighter in the inner corner of your eyes following your eyeliner application.
6. You can get dramatic appearance by following these interesting eyeliner application tips. For a stand-out look, draw very thin lines on the upper and lower lids, but don’t join them at outer edges during eyeliner application.

Your innovative style of eyeliner application can also create a grunge look for you. All you need to do is to line only your lower lashline.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013


5 minute - 4 ingredients

No Bake Cheesecake

I love to make the creamiest, fabulous easy cheesecakes and enjoy them. So if you want this easy recipe to be your "specialty"  here you go.

1 can of sweetened condensed milk
1 8ounce tub of cool whip
1/3 cup of lemon or lime juice
1 8 ounce package of cream cheese.

Most important part of this recipe, is to leave the cream cheese out for a couple hours at room temperature. The cream cheese will become soft and smooth. The importance of this is to create a smooth texture. Not doing so, will create horrible lumps of cream cheese that will ruin the flavor of this pie.

After your cream cheese is softened enough, I like to see if it will spread easily with a plastic spatula. In a mixing bowl, mix all before mentioned ingredients. Please note: the lemon/lime juice must come last. The reaction of the citrus juice will start to harden your mixture almost immediately.

On the low speed of you hand mixer, blend well. Around 2 minutes of so is plenty, just make sure all ingredients are incorporated. Immediately pour mixture into a waiting graham crust or for those of us that can't have the gluten, I opt for muffin cups. Refrigerate for an hour to and hour and a half and viola.

Add-ons-Make it your own!
To make this recipe your own, there are several things you can add.
Oreo cookie crust. Incorporate a few of the cookies in to the batter, crushed of course. Top with a few whole or halved cookies as well.

Fresh strawberries, with or without glaze. I like to cut the strawberries up in to quarters and place in a zip-lock bag. Gently whacking the bag of berries on the counter a few times to start releasing the juices. A half an hour later, you have a no fuss, no extra sugar strawberry topping and glaze. Although a little vanilla in bag wouldn't hurt anything.

Key lime juice instead of regular. This will give you a tart cheesecake, more like a key lime bar if you lessen the cool whip content. About half is needed for recipe, although the more that is used, the lighter and fluffier the taste and texture will be.

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