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  • Branded bread, bakery items rates increased by 9pc in Karachi

    KARACHI: Branded manufacturers have dropped a price bomb on consumers — already struggling to survive under high prices of chicken, mutton, beef, wheat flour, sugar, etc — by raising rates of bread and other bakery items by 8...

    Consumers braved over 11pc hike in July 2020 while in 2019 bread prices were pushed up by over 8pc ahead of Ramazan followed by another price hike by 9pc ahead of Eidul Azha...

  • REVIEW: Moving on: Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen

    Beautifully titled Still Life with Bread Crumbs, the book is chiefly concerned with the importance of love in an increasingly denatured world where there is a momentary time lapse between actual human experience and its perception, much as there is in taking a photo­graph...

    In short, Still Life with Bread Crumbs is a fine book with superb prose but a predictable plot...

  • SMOKERS’ CORNER: BREAD, BUTTER AND RATINGS

    Nor was I convinced about the apparently revolutionary credentials of the ousted Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), around which the movement was revolving...

    In 2014, I once had dinner with a former Pakistan cricketer who often appears on sports shows on TV...

  • CITYSCAPES: BREAD AND FOUNTAINS

    I finally succumbed to the curiosity of visiting the much talked about, mother-of-all-townships, Bahria Town, not a very long distance from DHA, Karachi where I live...

    On the front page of the Metro section I read the story:“… Nearly 62 percent of Karachi’s citizens live in informal settlements on 23 percent of city’s residential land … Karachi has over 250,000 vacant developed plots and over 68,000 apartments … an additional...

  • Cook-it-yourself : Five-minute bread pizza

    Ingredients• Slices of bread• Ketchup or pizza sauce• Cheddar cheese• Mozzarella cheese• Shredded chicken or any topping you are in the mood of eating• Chopped onions, capsicums and tomatoesMethod:• Ask mummy to preheat oven to 150 degrees Centigrade...

    • Spread ketchup on the bread slices...

  • Egg-n-bread in a bowl

    As this is so simple to make, there is no reason why you should skip breakfast on a school day!Ingredients• 2 eggs• 2 slices of bread• 1/4 cup milk• 1 slice of cheese• Pinch of salt, or to taste• Pinch of black pepper• 1 tbsp tomato ketchup/chilli garlic sauceMethod• In a microwave proof bowl, beat the eggs and milk...

    Put a slice of bread in it and press it with a spoon or fork so that it soaks in the egg and milk mixture...

  • A taste of European bread in Islamabad

    The bill of fare is largely based on bread-based items...

    The sourdough - including but not limited to walnut and raisin bread, rosemary bread, baguettes and ciabatta - is made in the live baking area every morning at nine, though it takes two days to prepare a batch...

  • Local pizza, Bakarkhani bread gaining popularity

    PESHAWAR: The lone shop behind Qissa Khawani Bazaar selling bread pizza and Bakarkhani is becoming famous owing to popularity and tasteful crispiness of the food items...

    Rehan Jalil, a baker, told this scribe that 400 grams bread pizza was available at Rs40 in the city while simple bread weighing 200 grams could be available for Rs10...

  • I am the bread of life

    Inspired by my friend, Gori, who is very particular about her breads, I choose recently to venture out of my comfort zone of the factory-manufactured sliced white bread...

    Though I’ve had whole wheat bread a couple of times, the idea of was new to me, largely because the traditional white bread has been my breakfast staple since childhood...

  • Cook-it-yourself : Mug banana bread

    It was my first time of making and eating banana bread and I was thoroughly thrilled by the result, as I am sure all of you will be too! Happy cooking!Ingredients• 3 tablespoon flour• 4 tablespoon sugar• 1/8 teaspoon baking powder• 1/8 teaspoon baking soda• 1 egg• 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract• 1 tablespoon vegetable oil• 1 tablespoon milk• Half a banana, mashed• Chocolate syrup for toppingMethodWhisk the egg in a bowl and keep aside... ...

  • Breaking bread

    KARACHI: Mohammad Ishaq has been kneading dough for over 40 years now, and he does it with his hands...

    He shakes his head again before pointing out to some place ahead in the lane where he says that their preference for bread would be available, too...

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