Naan Khatai is the quintessential desi biscuit; with a predominately melt-in-the-mouth texture, it is as addictive as the greatest addictions out there. One of my fondest memories of the naan khatai is those of the evening tea at my home. I could easily devour half a dozen in one sitting, and coupled with a hot […]
Every year the coming of Muharram meant a month of haleem eating and Nani Amma made a delicious wheat, barley, lentil and meat haleem, savory and so beautifully balanced in flavour. My first memory of eating this delicious desi delight was as a nine year old, yes it was spicy but the ice cold 7UP and a side […]
Have you ever dreamt of eating a cookie that’s actually good for you? Well, your dream is now a reality with this life-changing chocolate chip cookie recipe. These simple cookies are flourless and refined sugar-free, using tahini (sesame seed butter) as their base to create a rich treat with a welcome nutty taste and bone-building calcium. […]
Eid-ul-Azha- The festivity of mouthwatering food! Where Eid-ul-Fitar is all about Eidi, vermicelli, hot & spicy channa chaat, fruit trifal and sweet delights, Eid-ul-Azha is about Mutton roast, Kababs, Biryani and fun-filled family BBQ night. But off course choriya, mehendi and mesmerizing Eid dresses are always a part of every festival, after all girls are […]
For me, there can’t be an Eid without the ravishingly delicious Kheer – the ultimate sweet indulgence. A new twist to this traditional delight will surely bring a smile to your lips and, while the tongue revels in its milky glory, its creamy decadence will keep you entranced and craving for more. Food aficionados like me are […]
There is definitely no love sincerer than the love of food, when everyone else may leave you just know that food never will. While some people eat to live, most Pakistanis live to eat. Only in Pakistan would you find everyone saying how their mother is the best cook in the world, and no doubt […]
Because what’s Eid without some of this delicious white pudding? My mother was never big on making kheer, hence my childhood was spent eating it at homes of family and friends. That’s when I developed a love affair with it. Every Ramazan and Eid, it was a staple at my aunty’s house, which is […]
It’s samosa time! Check us out as we put this local delight to the test. Yum!
The staff of US Embassy in Karachi taste-test famed Pakistani bun kababs. Totally yumalicious!
Every country, region and even local regional people have their own taste and to cater to that everyone has their own style of food, dishes and own recipes. In sub-continent, while Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have hundreds of dishes related to rice and fishes alone, its the rich Pakistani and Indian culture that have thousands […]