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    Gelato Affair Islamabad Menu Planning

  • 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...

    Like other places around the city, the menu consists of a little bit of everything, but unlike other outlets, the various recipes stay unapologetically true to their origin...

  • ‘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 menu is very broadly continental, and though there are not any innovative dishes, they are certainly not offered in many of the city’s restaurants...

  • 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...

  • The Obama love affair

    So, finally a film based on the romantic, amorous affair between US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, which culminated in their marriage, is on the floors...

  • The Pervaiz Rasheed affair

    Authored by an extremist sectarian outfit, the JASWJ, banners on Islamabad’s roads appeared...

    The police accosted those putting them up, but withdrew after being confronted by youthful stick-bearing students from an illegally constructed madressah in Islamabad’s posh F-6/4 area — one of the scores of other such madressahs in the city...

  • Consultancy on Fata reforms a moneymaking affair

    A letter issued by the planning and development department (Fata Secretariat) said, “The procurement guidelines of the World Bank for the Governance and Policy Project (GPP) stipulate in the operational manual that a retired government servant can be hired after six months of retirement...

  • INTERVIEW: THE HAIR AFFAIR

    Ali Kazim is the recipient of the inaugural Mahvash and Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation Art Prize 2017 at the Karachi Biennale...

    The award, designed by Fahim Rao, comes with a 500,000 rupees cash prize
  • Jirga ‘convicts’ 10-year-old boy of extramarital affair

    SUKKUR: A 10-year-old boy was convicted by a tribal court (jirga) of having an extramarital affair and his family was ordered to pay a fine of Rs700,000 to the aggrieved side...

    Mr Banglani, along with his aides, heard arguments from both sides and held the 10-year-old boy, Taimoor Banglani, guilty of having an extramarital affair with a girl belonging to a Bakhrani family...

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