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Monthly column in Pakistan’s top food mag – Dalda Flavours June 2014

Please find my monthly column in Pakistani food magazine Dalda Flavours – July and August issue articles will be posted soon   Tweet


Kalay Chanay – Black chickpeas tossed in white poppy seeds, tamarind and red onions

  Those endless moments of loss – Nights dark with the struggle of separation from the one you loved who has left this world forever.. I have felt those moments many more times in my life than I hoped, not just by the loss of close family or friends, but drastic changes in my life,… 

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Fenugreek infused Spicy Beef Keema – Feeding the masses, Pakistani style!

 When asked by Most Wanted to contribute to this Christmas and  come up with a simple recipe to feed 10 people for £3 each, that is both comforting in the cold winter months and thrifty –  I could think of no other but the one most cost effective way of eating meat known in Pakistan… 

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Published in BBC Good Food magazine UK, January 2014

Proud to be published in BBC Good Food magazine – Fine me in this prestigious publication’s January 2014 issue on page 50   Global Kitchen feature – where Pakistani cuisine is noted as one of 2014’s up and coming cuisine!      Tweet


Masala Monsoon, a dream is born

NEWS: MASALA MONSOON HAS JUST WON THE PRESTIGIOUS GREAT TASTE AWARDS 2014 IN THE UK! MORE INFO SOON! Spice has always defined who I am. My first sensory memory would be the intoxicating aroma after a monsoon shower in my beloved Karachi, where I grew up. Since then, of course I have inhaled many a… 

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Daal aur Chawal: Comfort memories & the true flavours of Pakistan

Ultimate Pakistani comfort. No other food so simple, frugal and wholesome can give one such depths of bliss –  the humble daal soaked up in plain boiled basmati. A blank canvas for flavour, absorbing any indigenous culture, tradition or wealth of family secrets – Daal cooked the South Asian way to me  is a never-ending journey… 

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