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  • Prawn biryani on the beach

    Flipping through it, I came across a recipe for a prawn biryani...

    But it’s hard to get good local meat in Sri Lanka, so I thought I’d show Nandi, our wonderful housekeeper and cook, how to make a proper biryani...

  • CRICKET: BIRYANI, CURRY AND CRICKET

    He is the host, and his intensity is focused on cooking beef biryani and a chicken curry for his guests...

    But for now, via the medium of a simple plate of biryani and the conversation of grown men, I have come to know that this journey of discovery is not just for me...

  • Khicchdi and biryani

    Describing his experience with two actresses, Ranveer S has been quoted to have said that Priyanka C is like khicchdi and Deepika P is like biryani...

  • Food Stories: Mutton Dum Biryani

    I sat in the January cold of Michigan craving biryani, the painful realisation that my migration from Pakistan had taken me away from most desi delights...

    I rang the doorbell, and auntie warmly welcomed me to a delicious mutton biryani lunch...

  • Biryani on the brain

    India has mind-boggling and palate-numbing versions of the biryani...

    To understand the culinary culture of any state, all one needs to do is to understand how people make their biryani...

  • EPICURIOUS: Biryani versus pilau

    I might have written about my preference for a good pilau over a biryani previously: the former’s subtle fragrance and flavour beats the more robust taste of a biryani any day...

    So the other day, I decided to make fish biryani...

  • A biryani garnished with hate

    WE only learnt after his execution that Ajmal Kasab’s widely reported request for mutton biryani in jail was a myth...

    “Kasab never demanded biryani and was never served by the government,” the prosecutor confessed days after the man was dead...

  • Biryani or cricket?

    BIRYANI or cricket? Which one would you go for? If you are a Karachiite, you can choose both...

    Probably only a citizen of this frenetic metropolis could balance posters and signs for fours and sixes while gnawing chicken legs dotting the flimsy plastic box of steaming biryani...

  • Biryani sales surge as Modi's BJP faces defeat in Delhi polls

    Biryani sales in India's capital New Delhi soared after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a devastating loss in a key state election to the Aam Admi Party (AAP), reported The Economic Times on Tuesday...

    “The Kejriwal government provides biryani to the people sitting at protests at Shaheen Bagh and other places,” Adityanath had said at some election rallies he had addressed in Delhi, it added...

  • Art mart: The personal is political

    Traditionally, the miniature painting has been confined only to record or illustrate royal life and activities...

    The early period of the miniature department at the National College of Arts (NCA) also revolved around the conventional style; however, Shahzia Sikandar, Fasihullah and Talha Rathor laid the foundation for contemporary value in this genre during the last decade of the 20th century
  • Art mart: Residues of an experience

    Subjectivity is a much underrated human experience, though it allows us to internalise an experience from the mundane to the surreal, into something uniquely different...

    This realisation became apparent as it stared back at all those who attended the Vasl Artists’ Residency show at the Full Circle Gallery, Karachi, titled “Residue” recently
  • Art mart: Abstraction and refrain

    Artists of the De Stijl movement believed that linear abstraction and a controlled palette could create a universal visual language...

    Abid Hasan’s new body of work at the Full Circle Gallery, Karachi, show “Hybrid Theory” is a nod to abstraction
  • Art mart: It runs in the blood

    Art is normally defined as, ‘the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination’ but for some, it simply runs in the blood...

    The same is the case of this family whose journey started with the elder brother, Akram Dost Baloch, who attended evening classes in drawing at the Arts Council, Quetta, before graduating from the National College for Arts (NCA) in 1978
  • Wal-Mart has $76bn in overseas tax havens

    WASHINGTON: Wal-Mart Stores Inc owns more than $76 billion of assets through a web of units in offshore tax havens around the world, though you wouldn’t know it from reading the giant retailer’s annual report...

    A new study has found Wal-Mart has at least 78 offshore subsidiaries and branches, more than 30 created since 2009 and none mentioned in US securities filings...

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