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Flavorful Shortcuts to Indian/Pakistani Cooking by Farhana Sahibzada: Cookbook Review & Giveaway

Pakistani Cookbook

One of the most amazing things about Indian and Pakistani food is the endless variety of delicious dishes at your disposal once you learn the foundation of flavors used in the cuisine overall. Nearly a dozen dishes can be made out of a single food item, and yet the taste is unique to that part of the world. The downside for ... Read More »

5 Days of Giveaways!

5 days

We know how much you love giveaways so we’re having  5 days of them! From November 20th to November 24th, 2014 we’re offering everything from meat thermometers to chocolate to cookbooks- and  you can enter each one once. More details can be found on the individual giveaway posts, or go here to find one from each day. Best wishes! *Additionally, ... Read More »

Fruit Chaat

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The perfect starter to a Ramadan Iftar meal, this deliciously-spiced fruit salad recipe was submitted by reader Shazia Wahid. From experience, I know it tastes just as good as it looks and it’s the quintessential dish to appear at an Indo-Pakistani Iftar table during Ramadan.   Fruit ChaatBy Yvonne Maffei Published: July 17, 2013Yield: 4 cups (4 Servings)Prep: 15 minsA ... Read More »

Pakistani Dundicuts (Hot Peppers)

Pakistani Dundicuts Halal Pantry Item My Halal Kitchen

I was pleasantly surprised to find these dried hot peppers at Penzey’s Spices in Cleveland near the famed West Side Market. I had never seen or heard of them before but was intrigued by their origin and the fact that they looked very much like many of the dried Mexican hot peppers I commonly find in the grocery markets all ... Read More »

Keema {Delicately Spiced Ground Beef}

Keema

The first time I ever had Keema (that wonderful Indian-spiced ground beef dish) was during one of my very first Suhoor (pre-dawn) meals with family friends. I was invited to spend the weekend with them in Chicago during Ramadan. I had no idea whatsoever that people actually ate savory foods for a meal so early in the morning. Read More »