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  • Food Stories: Mutton Dum Biryani

    History suggests that the dum method of cooking comes from the Persian style of cooking, and may have travelled to the Indian subcontinent from Persia through Afghanistan, or from ancient Arabia to Kerala through the Arabian Sea with traders...

    Today, we boil the rice before the process of dum but tradiontionally, when biryani was prepared, the unwashed rice was initially fried in butter or ghee, before boiling...

  • Meraki’s menu offers a little bit of everything

    ISLAMABAD: Overlooking Bhittai Road in F-7, Meraki – Islamabad’s newest fine dining restaurant – greets customers with soft lighting and an ornate interior done in creamy pastels...

    An almost floor to ceiling, beige shelf lined with various breads, which are highlighted by warm lighting, stands at the front of the restaurant...

  • UP’s famous beef kebabs back on the menu

    LUCKNOW: An Indian restaurant has resumed sales of the beef kebabs it has been making for more than a century, two months after being forced to take the famous dish off the menu under pressure from Hindu hardliners...

    ” Customers have flocked to the restaurant since sales restarted this week...

  • ‘Factor investing’ earns a place on the menu

    SINCE its genesis the cooks of the investment industry have relied on the same basic ingredients when concocting a diversified portfolio to please their palate and keep their returns healthy...

    The chefs — or asset allocators in the industry parlance — divvy up money between the major asset classes such as bonds and stocks, and stow the balance in ‘alternative’ investments such as real estate, commodities and hedge funds
  • Vegetables on the menu

    Broccoli and potato bhujiya with butterIngredients 3 full cups broccoli florets, trimmed and washed 2 medium sized potatoes, peeled and cut into small cubes or thin wedges 1 red tomato, peeled and finely chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 tbs garlic, roughly chopped 2-4 green chillies, finely chopped 1/2 tsp black pepper, freshly crushed 125 grams salted butter, optional...

  • An out of the box take on the standard dinner menu

    ISLAMABAD: Islamabad finally has a restaurant which has dared to venture farther than limited Italian continental dishes, and that too the usual Fettuccine Alfredo, a few select soups and the same burgers and sandwiches...

    The restaurant has set up a few wicker chairs and tables under a canopy of fairy lights right on the pavement, and some on the veranda, which gives it a very festive look...

  • Bangladesh changes prison breakfast menu after 200 years

    DHAKA: Bangladesh authorities have upgraded a 200-year-old colonial-era breakfast menu in all prisons, an official said on Sunday, as part of a reform of the country’s penal system...

    Bazlur Rashid, deputy head of the Prison Directorate, said the nation’s more than 81,000 convicts would receive from Sunday an improved breakfast, replacing the bread and molasses that has been on the menu since being introduced by British colonial...

  • Competitive card drawn for Lahore races today

    LAHORE: A competitive card of six events has been drawn up for the second Lahore Summer Meeting which gets under way at the Racecourse here on Sunday,The current wave of hot weather gripping the provincial metropolis city of Lahore has resulted in sharply reducing the numerical strength of runner as in all, only 55 horses have accepted to line up for the events, Four races will be contested over the sprinting distance of 900 metres and two...

  • Card of six races in Lahore today

    LAHORE: Six events will be gone through when the 14th Lahore Summer Meeting gets under way at the Racecourse here on Sunday...

    Astonishingly, Lahore Race Club (LRC) stewards have reduced the distance of five of the six races to an all time shorter distance of 800 metres but even then the owners/trainers have not accepted the challenge and entered in all 60 horses to contest six events...

  • In rich Qatar, an Indian restaurant lets poor eat for free

    DOHA: In a dusty corner of Qatar's booming capital, a sign outside a modest restaurant popular with migrant labourers reads: "If you are hungry and have no money, eat for free!!!"Sixteen kilometres (10 miles) from the gleaming glass towers of Doha, one of the richest places on the planet, sits the “Industrial Area” of small-scale workshops, factories and low-cost accommodation...

    It is at the margin of Doha life, both geographically...

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