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Ramazan recipe: Chicken Fritters

Chicken fritters is one of the easiest dish to make and can be enjoyed with ketchup and mayonnaise. Here is how you can prepare this simple yet mouthwatering snack for your loved ones. Ingredients: Two tablespoons cooking oil 500 grams boneless chicken One teaspoon grounded cumin Half teaspoon salt One chopped onion Two chopped green…

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Recipe: Enjoy delicious chicken spring rolls in Ramazan

Chicken spring rolls are one of the most popular dishes in the holy month of Ramazan and can be eaten with ketchup, mayonnaise and chutney. Here is the recipe for making mouth-watering chicken spring rolls for Iftari. Ingredients: 250 grams of boiled and shredded chicken Chicken powder (according to taste) Roll strips (squared) Two tablespoons…

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Iffat’s Kitchen: Iftari solution for women working outside their homes

The responsibilities of women working outside their homes increase during the holy month of  Ramazan as they have to prepare Sehri and Iftari for their families. An online kitchen store has come up with a solution to the problem as customers can buy delicious food on phone. Iffat Kitchen, an online store, sells samosas, rolls,…

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Would you like to taste ‘Death Noodles’?

Food is one of the interesting aspects when it comes to culture. In some countries, spicy food is devoured by the people while sweet dishes are popular in other countries. In Indonesia, a local twist on a noodles brand has been dubbed as the “Death Noodles”. Legend has it that a man called Ben Sumadiwiria…

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Calorie count is a must on menus in US restaurants

An Obama-era rule requiring thousands of US restaurants, stores and movie theaters to post nutritional information for items on their menus kicked, reminding Americans they are what they eat. The calorie-labeling rules were a controversial provision of former president Barack Obama’s signature 2010 health care law — which President Donald Trump has pushed to dismantle…

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North Korean dish in high demand in South Korean

At Seoul’s Nampo Myeonok noodle bar, the owner was rushed off her feet, shouting at a long queue of hungry punters that she was clean out of “Pyongyang naengmyeon”. “You’ll have to wait around 40 minutes” for the broth to boil, she told the line snaking out of her door Saturday. Demand for North Korea’s…

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Americans waste 150,000 tons of food per day: study

TAMPA: Americans waste nearly 150,000 tons of food per day, amounting to about one pound (422 grams) per person, and fruits and vegetables are mostly what gets tossed, said a study Wednesday. The amount of land used annually to grow food that ends up in the garbage in the United States is 30 million acres,…

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Ban enforced on water bottles, selfie sticks for PSL eliminators

LAHORE: Cricket fans have been prohibited from carrying water bottles and food items inside the Gaddafi Stadium for the Pakistan Super League eliminators. Selfie sticks along with laser lights will not be allowed inside the stadium. A ban has also been enforced on lighter and matches. There will be no entry into the stadium without…

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Good News: Chocolate festival begins in Karachi

It was a delicious opportunity for the chocolate crazy people of Karachi who had it to their fill. International chef stunned every bon vivant. Belgian Chocolate Festival kick-started at a private hotel in Karachi where everything food item was made up of chocolate. Know more in Najia Niazi’s report.

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Paratha takes over a new leaf

By Saman Siddiqui According to a legend once Emperor Jahangir called upon his cook Adil hafiz Usman, and asked him to come up with a new kind of paratha, since he got bored of eating the same simple paratha with mince (qeema) every day. One the ninth day the cook came up with a new…

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Karachi’s biggest food fest kicks off

KARACHI: Wait is over for Karachi’s food lovers as the city’s biggest food fest has kicked off at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Park today (Friday), SAMAA reported. The three-day Karachi Eat Food Festival 2018 ends on Sunday. The festival offers scores of varieties of sumptuous food by some of the best brands the country has to…

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Video: Bipasha Basu is thrilled over mom-made food on her birthday!

NEWS DESK: Bollywood star Bipasha Basu looks like one happy child on her birthday. After all, her mom sent her home-made food and she just can’t contain the excitement! She shared her video on Instagram, captioned: “So this is what happens on my birthday… it’s a Rice Festival🙈Waiting for rice for one full year ……

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Video: Food festival in Islamabad leaves taste buds tantalized

A food festival is underway in Islamabad and the people attending the events are having their taste buds tantalized by the delicious dishes. Watch the report here.

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Here are six foods that will leave you hungrier

NEWS DESK: Many of us take to mindlessly grazing throughout the day, munching our way through chocolates, mince pies and cheese. But despite this constant eating, we’re often still regularly hungry. How can it be? Well, it could be down to the foods we’re eating – certain foods can actually leave you hungrier than before, reported…

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Tunisian women making money with culinary skills

MENZEL MHIRI: These Tunisian women have some sauce, pooling their resources and a seasoned culinary expertise handed down the centuries from mother to daughter. Their secret? Harissa — the spicy hot pepper paste used to add zing to dishes traditionally prepared in North Africa’s Maghreb region. These days, when Najoua Dhiflaoui prepares harissa, it is…

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McDonald’s ‘refuses to serve woman because she’s wearing a hijab’

NEWS DESK: A Muslim woman in North London has claimed she was refused service in a McDonald’s restaurant because she was wearing a hijab, reported The Independent. The 19-year-old student said she was stopped in a McDonald’s on Seven Sister’s road in Holloway, North London. McDonalds has apologised and said the security guard responsible had…

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No food scarcity in Pakistan: minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Food Security Sikandar Hayat Khan Saturday Bosan said  the country was not facing food scarcity and surplus stock was available to meet the need of people. Talking to Radio Pakistan, Bosan said two million extra cotton bales were produced this year as compare to last year. The Minister said Pakistan was facing…

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Video: Tantalize your taste buds with this burger

Devour this delicious burger in Peshawar with the side of french-fries in Peshawar at a very nominal cost.

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Video: Peshawar’s desi burger is healthy

Burger is liked by nearly everyone. But, the exorbitant prices make it unreachable for the impoverished. However, there is a desi burger available in Peshawar which is reachable by all and sundry with its low price without compromising the quality for health-conscious people. Watch Fatima Nazish’s report on the delicacy.

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Here’s why you should NEVER store eggs in the fridge door

NEWS DESK: When it comes to matters of the yolk, the fridge vs. cupboard debate is a contention as old as time. While one person will tell you that eggs stay fresher for longer when kept in the fridge, another will defiantly keep them in a dry goods cupboard, probably because that’s what their grandmother…

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Here are six food items rich in Vitamin D

NEWS DESK: Vitamin D plays a very important role in the human body and it is obtained from sun exposure and food. It is also called ‘sunshine vitamin’ as it helps in keeping the bone and teeth healthy. Vitamin D deficiency causes serious health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis and cancer. The…

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