Grainy, flavorless, rigid, yet soggy — is there anything worse than an old, cold french fry? But how does a warm, golden, crispy and all-around perfect french fry go from a delicious food that you can’t stop eating to a food that you can’t get away from fast enough? One of the main reasons that french fries […]
Elizabeth Olsen said, “I get way too much happiness from good food.” And honestly, who doesn’t? Food is an expression of happiness in times of celebration just as much as being a source of comfort in times of distress for most people. The Pakistanis and their love affair with food has remained consistent throughout history. […]
The holiest time of the Islamic calendar can also be wonderful for travellers, with a few small tweaks to your routine. Charlee Aktaş was sitting in the back of a taxi in Istanbul’s notorious gridlock when her cab driver gleefully invited her and her friend over for dinner. “He’d been fasting all day and he […]
Pakistani food writer Sumayya Usmani began with a goal to show the world how distinct and delicious the food of her native Pakistan can be. She now takes her knowledge of Pakistani cuisine to an even greater audience with her first cookbook, Summers Under The Tamarind Tree. Pakistani cooking is full of staples that feel […]
As a student, making sure you’re well fed can be the least of your worries when you have a deadline for Friday and a desperately important sports social to attend! However, making sure you get in that rushed breakfast before you run to a lecture can be the difference between staying awake and concentrating, and […]
By Ayyan Zubair Pakistan is a beautiful country. The clothes people wear are gorgeous. The nation’s general culture is vibrant. The mountains are among the greatest spectacles in the world, and the people are friendly. However, one of the most endearing aspects of Pakistan to natives like my family members is, unquestionably, its cuisine. From […]
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!