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Watch: Food arrangements for voters of Islampura

NEWS DESK: A huge quantity of food items including biryani have been ordered by both PML-N and PTI for voters of Islampura. Watch here:

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Watch: A variety of food to attract voters in NA-120

NEWS DESK: Huge quantities of food items, savory and sweet, have been ordered by both PML-N and PTI in Lahore to attract voters to cast their ballots in Lahore. Watch here:

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Video: Doctor’s advice on eating healthy this Eid-ul-Azha

Eid-ul-Azha brings with it lots of consumption of meat and subsequently, plenty of diseases. Here’ the doctor tells us about how to cook the meat perfectly in order to avoid health hazards and to keep regulating the cholesterol level in the human body.   

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Watch: Eid-ul-Azha sacrifices to be held at Karachi’s Dadi House once again

Many beautiful and strong animals will be sacrificed on Eid-ul-Azha at Karachi’s Dadi House. Air condition facilities and special food has been arranged for the sacrificial animals whereas their meat is distributed amongst the poor.

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After anti-Muslim attack, Brazilians shower victim with love

RIO DE JANEIRO: When video went viral of a racist attack on a Muslim street food vendor in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilians wondered gloomily: had their country also been swept up in a global wave of xenophobia? The answer — a flood of love transforming the humble vendor into a folk hero and, on Thursday,…

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Despite huge promises, Pakistani pilgrims facing numerous difficulties in Makkah

NEWS DESK: Around 107,000 Pakistanis are currently in Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage. Unfortunately, some of them are facing some serious issues despite the government’s promises regarding provision of facilities. Speaking to Samaa, the pilgrims performing Hajj under the government-sponsored scheme 2017 said they are facing a number of issues in Building No 110…

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Insect burgers to be sold in Switzerland as country revises food safety laws

NEWS DESK: Switzerland’s second-largest supermarket chain will begin selling insect burgers for human consumption after the country’s food safety laws were revised, reported The Guardian. Coop said insect-based produce such as the flour burgers and balls of protein-rich mealworm would go on sale next week. The products, made by a Swiss start-up called Essento, will…

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Amazon looks to new food technology for home delivery

SAN FRANCISCO: Inc is exploring a technology first developed for the U.S. military to produce tasty prepared meals that do not need refrigeration, as it looks for new ways to muscle into the $700 billion U.S. grocery business. The world’s biggest online retailer has discussed selling ready-to-eat dishes such as beef stew and a…

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World food prices surge 2.3 percent in July: FAO

ROME: The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday that world food prices rose 2.3 percent in July from the month before, their third successive monthly increase, supported by higher values for most cereals, sugar and dairy. The FAO Food Price Index, which measures monthly changes for a basket of cereals, oilseeds,…

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Finish your antibiotics course? Maybe not, experts say

PARIS: British disease experts on Thursday suggested doing away with the “incorrect” advice to always finish a course of antibiotics, saying the approach was fuelling the spread of drug resistance.

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Grown on rooftop, vegetable, fruits available on sale in Canada

MONTREAL: A Montreal supermarket on began selling organic fruits and vegetables grown on its roof, a first in Canada. The vegetable garden covers more than 2,300 square meters (24,750 feet) of an IGA supermarket in a Montreal suburb. About 30 varieties of organic fruits and vegetables will be on sale until colder weather sets in,…

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Video: Samosas, halwa puri and piping hot tea in demand as rain lashes Karachi

KARACHI: As the rain brought some relief with it to Karachiites, piping hot tea, samosas, pakorays, halwa puri and other treats were relished by citizens who couldn’t get enough of the delightful weather.  A large cue of people could be seen outside hotels and breakfast eateries offering halwa puri. Chai dhabas also filled with people who knew rain and tea…

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Enjoy delicious beef patties

Ingredients: – 300 grams puff pastry dough – 1 ½ cup beef mince – 1 onion – 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon red chili powder – ½ teaspoon turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon garam masala powder – 1 to 2 tablespoon oil – Salt (as per taste) – 1 egg yolk for…

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Ramzan Recipe: Peri Bites

Ingredients: – 20 green chilies – Bread crumbs (as required) – Oil for deep frying For Filling: – 4 tablespoon heaped mayonnaise – 6 keri cheese cubes – ½ teaspoon crushed pepper sieved – ½ teaspoon lemon salt – 1 tablespoon vinegar – 2 chicken breast (cut into strips) – ½ teaspoon salt – ½…

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Recipe for Bihari Qeema

Ingredients: – 1/2 kilogram double machined qeema – 1 cup yogurt – 1 tablespoon heaped poppy seeds – 1 tablespoon heaped coconut – 12 buttoned red chilies – 3 cloves – 2 cinnamon sticks – 3 green cardamom – 1 tablespoon heaped grinded raw papaya – 1 tablespoon heaped ginger garlic paste – ½ cup…

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This couple claims to be living a ‘food-free’ life

Studies have shown the health benefits of brief periods of intermittent fasting, but one couple has gone one step further and claims they live a ‘food-free’ life, reported The Independent. Camila Castello, 34, and Akahi Ricardo, 36, are ‘Breatharians’ – they eat just three times a week, and only ever a piece of fruit or…

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An unforgettable Iftar experience

By: Filza Jawad Hai Ramadan is the most awaited month of this year where everyone joins together to enjoy some amazing Iftar and Sehri feasts. Of course, the most amazing part of this month is that it is filled with numerous blessings of Allah where we all congregate to worships and thank Him for His…

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Add ‘Achari Qeema’ in your iftar menu

Ingredients: – 1 kilogram Qeema (Mince) (Hand chopped) – 1 cup Onion finely chopped – 1 cup Oil – Salt (as per taste) – 1 tablespoon crushed red chilli – 1 teaspoon red chilli powder – 12 teaspoon turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon coriander powder – 2 tablespoon ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon garam…

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Recipe for noodles kabab

Ingredients: – 2 packets chicken noodles – 4 tablespoon chili sauce – 1 tablespoon soya sauce – 3 tablespoon cooking oil – 4 tablespoon crushed coriander Method: – Boil the noodles while following the directions mentioned. Do not add the flavour (masala). – Heat oil in a pan before adding noodles, coriander, soya sauce and…

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Learn to make delicious Chapli Kabab

Ingredients: – 1 kilogram beef mince – 3 eggs – Salt (as per taste) – 2 teaspoon crushed red pepper – 1 tablespoon crushed coriander seeds – 4 tablespoons corn flour – 1 tablespoon crushed pomegranate seeds – 2 finely chopped onions – 3 diced Tomato – 1 bunch mint – 8 chopped green chilies…

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Recipe for making potato cutlets

Ingredients: – 1/2 kilograms boiled potato – 2 green chilies – ½ bunch fresh coriander leaves – ½ teaspoon red chili powder – ½ teaspoon ginger garlic paste – ½ teaspoon cumin – ½ teaspoon black pepper – 1 tablespoon sesame seed – ½ teaspoon salt – 1-2 eggs – Oil as required Method: –…

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