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The Taste of Summer ( and a bonus recipe)

The Taste of Summer ( and a bonus recipe)

It’s a slow groan at first. Then you’re hustling up a staircase when you grit your teeth and wipe the brow. It’s setting in. Then there’s the stillness in the balcony when you feel no breeze running its cool fingers through your hair. What’s happened is that summer’s got the drop on you. It can […]

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Shazia’s Favourite Dabba Gosht Recipe

  INGREDIENTS ·        Mutton : 500 gms. (boneless – cut into small cubes) ·        Onion : 1 (finely chopped) ·        Green Chillies : 5 (finely chopped) ·        Ginger paste : 1 tsp. ·        Garlic paste : 1 tsp. ·        Cashew nut paste : 2 tbsp ·        Eggs : 3 (whisk with salt and keep aside) ·        Oil : 3 tbsp ·        Cumin seeds : 2 […]

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The Future is Venus

Somewhere near you is a grandmother of two, taking short, slow steps into her room, assisted by a stick. She wonders if she can’t run the house the way she used to. She was the boss before they brought in the cooks and helps. She’s still the boss. She’s trying out relaxation now, but not […]

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The Link Between Love and Food

The Link Between Love and Food

How many times have we seen it? That friend who got married recently is now sporting a bit of a tummy. How about if you just met someone last weekend, and you can’t stop thinking about them? Not exactly hungry are you? So how can it be? How can love make us want to eat […]

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The Story of Biryani

The Story of Biryani

When people move, their food moves with them. Then a cuisine that was at one time foreign, becomes of the land.  But a cuisine is more than culture. It’s sustenance. It’s celebration too. But at one time in India, it meant war. Let us explain. India has seen many invaders, many wars. Each time a […]

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How To Cook Essential Veggies, Part 1

In part 1 of our How To Cook infographic series, we tackle the cooking methods of some basic veggies, which you’re more than likely to try at some point. We’ve included 3 main methods for each of these vegetable. Boiling, steaming and baking. Asparagus, french beans, broccoli, peppers and eggplant are the main subjects of […]

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