Fast Favourites

Chinese five spiced duck You need only four main ingredients to make this dish and it takes only 20 minutes to cook. Ingredients: 2 duck breasts 1 tsp Chinese five spice powder 1/2 tsp Salt 1/ ...

The plot chickens

Boneless chicken breast is a very versatile ingredient and I always keep some in my freezer. It doesn’t take long to cook and there are so many things you can make with them. I love using them i ...

Make your first post-Ramadan meal memorable

Ramadan is coming to an end soon, so why not indulge yourself with these great breakfasts recipes? This could be a very special Eid breakfast for your family, or maybe for the day after if you'd r ...

Treats for iftar

Stir fried chicken kabab Making kabab is hard work, specially over charcoal. This recipe doesn’t require charcoal, yet you will get almost all the smoky flavours of kabab with very little eff ...

Keeping it light and healthy

Sometimes all we want is some quick snacks to munch on, without feeling guilty. These three recipes don’t require any oil and are very easy to make. These are my favourite snacks that I often ma ...

Of pumpkin and peas

Pumpkin Soup Ingredients: 3 cups chopped pumpkin 1 small potato 1/4 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic chopped 1/2 tsp nutmeg powder 1 tsp cumin powder 1 vegetable or chicken stock cube 1/4 ...

Munchies

After fasting the whole day, nothing is more satisfying than enjoying a lavish spread of golden-brown, crunchy fried foods. However, sometimes we need to take a break from the beguni, piaju, and aloo ...

Of cookies and biscuits

Swedish Saffron Rusk (This recipe yields about 25 cookies) I got this recipe from my Swedish colleague when she was visiting Dhaka. I fell in love with the taste. This is my most favourite cookie. ...

Gallic Gastronomy

Duck a l'orange Ingredients 2 duck breasts 1 tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper For the sauce: 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 2 tbsp sugar 1/2 chicken or beef boullion cu ...

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