Reema Islam | The Daily Star
  • Reema Islam

  • Food in the time of COVID-19 from around the world

    As the world reels under the panic of a pandemic and our homebound lives, interjected with house work, looking after our children and working, turn haywire, it is very important to keep our spirits up in any way we can.
  • Office lunches from around the world

    I rallied around with friends spread across the globe and requested (read pleaded/hounded) them to send me images of the food they ate at lunch in office, offering a unique glimpse into their food cultures and traditions.
  • Fabulous February

    As we approach spring, while still enjoying the pleasant weather, here are some recipes to give you a diverse mix of foods that celebrate the changing seasons. From the Philippines and Greece to The Fearless Olive’s humble kitchen, these recipes are easy to make; add a dash of love for food, and you have an impressive spread this February.
  • Cleansing Diet

    The season has hit us in all its vibrant glory, and as we wedding hop our way around the city, navigating through the snaking traffic lines and hoping the venue will not be too cold and chill us to the bone, please let me help you choose some cleansing recipes to help combat all the grease and excessiveness of the weddings and the dawats that follow.
  • Sri Lanka — Ayobowan (welcome)

    A teardrop in the ocean, Sri Lanka is known for many things, like its tea, and for us South East Asians, its cricket. However, one of the last things to be expected is the amazing diversity of its people.