ghee shakar

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Welcome. Marhaba. Khushamdeed to GheeShakar. 

I’ve always been asked my recipes to the various dishes I make, and I thought this should help. I like to make a different assortment of things from all cultures. The recipes on this blog are my go-to tried and tested experiences, basically inspired by recipes I have found or sought out and then ‘perfected’ either through bouts of adventurous experimentation or just plain convenience. Being in Pakistan, there are many times one wants to make something and an important ingredient will just not be available, or will be way too expensive to justify (case in point: we once managed to find a packet of pecans, perhaps 500gm, in Kohsar Mkt, Isb for FIVE THOUSAND rupees [back then that amounted to about $75] yeah, no thanks!) So a lot of my recipes have simple substitutions without compromising on taste. Also I often mix 2 or 3 recipes to create one scrumptious delight.

I want to make the process simple with diverse culinary delights both sweet and savory and would love your feedback on the recipes too. One of my biggest baking inspirations online is Stephanie Jaworski from Joy of BakingSo if you haven’t checked her website out already, do it.

Bon appétit!


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