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BRAZILIAN CHEESE BREAD BALLS “PÃO DE QUEIJO”

The first time I had Brazilian cheese bread was at the airport in Sao Paolo. They call it Pão de queijo. I was at work and feeling hungry, my colleague took me to breakfast. I chose the cheese bread and instantly fell in love with it. Usually, I am not a big fan of cheese but this cheese bread took me by surprise.It was very soft and chewy. My colleague had told me that it doesn't have much of a cheesy taste and she was right. The Recipe for 17 Pão De Queijo balls Ingredients Where to find it? Substitutes 1 cup whole milk 1…

Diet and oral cancer

“Nutrition is an integral component of oral health. …”. It is understood that, nutrition and diet may affect the development and integrity of the oral cavity and the progression of diseases of the oral cavity. Various studies worldwide have implicated dietary and nutritional factors in the development of oral and pharyngeal cancer. Over the years, there has been a 20-80% reduction in oral cancer risk, with a diet high in fruits and green leafy vegetables. Food with excessive chilli powder and more frequent intake of red…

Travel Security For Women While Travelling (Part 2)

Read Part 1 here Travel Security For Women While Travelling  Walk on the opposite side of the road: According to traffic rules, people have to drive on the left side of the road – so, walk on the right.  This should disrupt their plans and also give you an advantage of enough visual space to notice any unusual movements. You will also be facing the traffic coming on the right so you have control of the situation. Know you exit strategy when you enter a building: Make a note of the main doors, stairwell, fire escape, windows…

‘You cannot keep a good woman down’

Do you ever wonder about other women’s lives? Like actual real day-to-day, hard working women? So often I meet one and think wow, she looks so great, works so hard and seems to get so much done! I wonder what she is doing to keep it all together like that. Or hear about someone and think wow, I wonder what she is doing so well, and how can she do all she does… without collapsing. We admire them and often have them as mentors. With that in mind, Pathways will be interviewing women and posting their interviews here in our…

Catalysts for Career Change

If you are looking to move into a different area of work, read on. My friends from school are high fliers. I took the high-flying part somewhat literally, and made the mission of my twenties to travel and experience different cultures. By voluntary projects and teaching English, this is what I did. Then came a point where I thought, it’s time for something else. Consider Your Motives Think carefully for your reasons to want change. Have you always been interested in the new field, but hadn’t gotten round to it? Are you fed…

Let’s Learn Arabic 2.1

All About Meals Let us learn about the three basic meals in Arabic. English Arabic Meals Wajabaat وجبات Breakfast Futoor فطور Lunch Ghada’a غداء Dinner Asha’a عشاء   Breakfast Here are some things to expect in a regular Arabic breakfast English Arabic Honey Asal عسل Coffee with milk Qahwa bil haleeb قهوة بالحليب Tea with milk Shai bil haleeb شاي بالحليب Sugar Sukkar سكر Toasted bread Khubz Muhammar خبز محمر Pastries Mua’ajanaat معجنات Eggs Bayd بيض Cheese Jubun جبن Cream Qishta قشطة Juice A’seer عصير

Love Bites

We all love to read romantic stories like Romeo and Juliet and watching romantic movies like Titanic, where characters, reached the highest levels of romanticism and sacrificed their lives in the name of love. Some praise their intense love for their beloved, while others call them crazy in love. Poets and songwriters often say that love drives you crazy. Now neuroscientists also agree with this notion. They have unveiled the fact that falling in love in some ways is an indistinguishable form of severe pathology. Rather than…

Sharing Is Caring – Feed The Need

‘Sharing is Caring’. A lot of us yearn to put this virtue into practice but often find ourselves at loss for direction. The ‘Feed the Need’ initiative provides a selfless cause to invest oneself in, by helping those in need. This admirable nonprofit charity in KSA, was initially started in Riyadh and has now also been taken up by the local community here in Jeddah, offering food to those that require contributions. Donations are accepted in kind, mainly packaged drinks, snacks, meals, canned food etc. and then placed in…

Mindful Eating for Kids

Teaching your children how to eat mindfully is a gift. They can learn to eat without self-judgment, and experience the full joy of what it means to nourish our bodies. Instead of growing up thinking, “I am bad if I eat X or Y”, mindful eating allows us to eat peacefully, without reproaching ourselves. The ability to involve all of our senses when we eat, for example, to delight in the scent, sight, crunch and fresh taste of a green apple, helps us to shift the focus away from how we might feel about ourselves, to more…