Browsing All posts tagged under »Pakistan«

Notes From Pakistan – The Bun Kebab, The Botal And The Drive In Dining.

July 24, 2012


So the other night, I convinced my brother to take us out to dinner and no it wasn't to a posh Karachi cafe. It was to Karachi's oldest and most popular food strip, Burns Road . Burns Road is considered the authority on popular Pakistani foods/drinks such as Nihari, Haleem, Dahi Bada and Lassi among many more. 6 of us piled up in my brother's car and headed to Burns Road for an unparalleled culinary experience.

Notes From Pakistan – Ghar Ka Aloo Ka Paratha.

July 22, 2012


A trip to Pakistan is officially incomplete if you haven't had a traditional Pakistani breakfast. It could be the quintessential roadside Halwa Puri or a more simple home made chaai (strongly brewed milky tea) and paratha (thick rolled flat bread).

On The Shores Of The Arabian Sea.

July 19, 2012


Often in the west, the media depicts Pakistan as a volatile, war torn country and an illiterate people, largely failing to bring to light its softer,more human side.

Want to ensure marital bliss ? You must learn your Aloo ki Bhujia !

April 23, 2012


Back in the day , it was one of the first few dishes a 14 something Pakistani girl would be taught by her mother/grandmother/aunts as she forayed into the land of cooking, along with how to roll a chappati and boil rice - the common lead up to finding a suitable match !

And The Award Goes To….

April 4, 2012


I am an accountant and have no clue how I landed that job but they haven't fired me yet so I must be doing something right .

Without further adieu – I give you Prawn Masala

February 28, 2012


I can never remember a Sunday or a Friday (then being a public holiday back in the 80s in Pakistan) when my mum would prepare a feast for the family to share together . Quite often it would be seafood sourced from the best possible machli-waala ( fisherman ) to frequent our locality in my […]