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  • Eid Snacks

    With Eid fast approaching, you know you are in for a treat, as all the main dishes for lunch and dinner will be on form. But what about those moments in-between, when you do feel peckish, but can’t really handle the heavy main dishes?
  • Comfort food during Ramadan: Stew and Others

    The holy month of Ramadan brings with it a fresh wave of festive cheer. It is a time of self-reflection, to focus on the soul rather than the body and an opportunity to reconnect with our faith.
  • Sherbets aplenty

    We all make normal lemonade but ever thought of adding cucumber to it? If no then try it now; the drink is so refreshing that if you try once, you will be hooked to it.
  • Fish tales

    Fish is liked the world over. Aside for their mouth-watering taste, and variety in dishes, they are also an important source of protein and other nutrients. Over 32,000 species of fish have been identified, making them the most diverse group of vertebrates. However, only a small fraction of that number is commonly eaten by humans.
  • The perfect meal

    A simple and easy recipe of rice tossed with butter and salt, which tastes great with all kinds of meat, fish, daal, and vegetables. Although only a small amount is used, you can actually feel the rich, buttery taste of this preparation.