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  • CRICKET: PARADISE LOST, PARADISE REGAINED

    Many Pakistani batsmen have played memorable innings across the world but my first memory of watching one such innings was at home, in a packed Qaddafi Stadium back in 1997, when Ijaz Ahmad scored a blistering 139 off 84 balls against India...

    This was 20 years ago, in the pre-T20 bash era, an innings that would not be out of place in today’s fast-paced cricket
  • Prawn biryani on the beach

    Manuela is an Italian pioneer on our beach in Sri Lanka, having bought her property some 25 years ago...

    She built a few basic cabanas that we stayed in while our beach house was being built, as well as a restaurant that served good, simple Italian food
  • Khicchdi and biryani

    The man with the Govindasque sartorial sense Ranveer Singh can be really mean without sounding so...

    He has worked with India’s heartthrob Deepika Padukone and the sultry siren Priyanka Chopra in quite a few films
  • 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...

    Dejected, head bent I walked to the mailbox, battling the bone chilling wind and meandering the snow and then, I smelt it; the aroma of desi masalas
  • 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...

    But perhaps I’m old-fashioned and prejudiced
  • 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...

    The Congress was in power, not the BJP, with its own brand of nationalist zealotry more common to Hindutva
  • 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 report credited the surge in sales to previous comments made by senior BJP leaders, including Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, about the AAP serving the dish to anti-citizenship law...
  • With biryani and rice balls, Malaysia aims for halal Olympic gold

    A small factory in Malaysia’s capital is preparing thousands of ready-to-eat halal meals, from fried rice to chicken biryani, to be shipped off to Japan for 2020’s biggest sporting event...

    Food firms from Muslim-majority Malaysia, are expected to be big winners from a rush of Muslim travellers to Japan for the Olympics and Paralympic games, from late July to September
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